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  • Physical Therapist Position

    Shriners Hospitals for Children in Tampa Florida is seeking a Physical
    Therapist to become part of our Motion Analysis Laboratory team. This
    position is half-time and is benefits eligible. The Physical Therapist
    is responsible for physical examination of patients, marker placement,
    patient management during data collection, history review, data
    interpretation, report generation, and presentation to referring
    physician. He/She also assists with research in the Motion Analysis
    Laboratory, providing clinical expertise, assisting with data reduction
    and presentation. The Physical Therapist also leads research and
    educational projects when appropriate to the therapist's specialty area.
    The successful candidate will demonstrate and maintain current knowledge
    and skills necessary to provide care/services appropriate to the age of
    the patients served (infancy to young adult) and must utilize the
    principles of growth and development when identifying age-specific

    * Bachelor degree in Physical Therapy required. Masters degree and
    at least one year experience in Pediatrics, Computerized Gait Analysis,
    and/or Orthopaedics preferred.
    * Current State of Florida Physical Therapy license and BLS
    certification required.
    * Strong organizational, technical, and computer skills, excellent
    written and oral communication skills and the ability to work both
    independently and within a multidisciplinary team are essential

    Since 1922, Shriners Hospitals for Children has been providing expert,
    compassionate medical care and treatment for children with orthopaedic
    conditions, spinal cord or burn injuries. Its other objectives are the
    promotion of medical education and research related to the causes of
    these conditions in children. There are 22 Shriners Hospitals for
    Children throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada, 19 of which
    provide orthopaedic care, including three with specialty spinal cord
    units. Three hospitals are devoted to the physical and psychological
    treatment of children with severe burns. One hospital combines all
    disciplines, helping patients with orthopaedic conditions, spinal cord
    injuries and burn injuries.

    What makes Shriners Hospitals special is that there is no charge to the
    patient, parent, or legal guardian for any care the child receives at
    one of our hospitals. With our family-centered patient care, treatment
    plans are based on the child's medical and emotional needs, and are not
    restricted by arbitrary insurance limitations. Moreover, Shriners
    Hospitals does not accept reimbursement from any third party private
    insurer or government payer for medical services performed at Shriners

    Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to:
    Shriners Hospitals for Children - Tampa
    Human Resources
    12502 USF Pine Drive
    Tampa, FL 33612.
    FAX: (813) 975-7125.

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