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Outpatient Physical Therapist -Gerneral Orthopedics

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to our patients and their families.

Shift:

First Shift (United States of America)

Nebraska Medicine is seeking an Outpatient Physical Therapist to join our team!

Position Highlights:

Nebraska Medicine is now taking applications for an outpatient physical therapist to join our team at the Lauritzen Outpatient Center. This position offers a unique opportunity to collaborate with our providers to provide a team-based approach to comprehensive patient care. Mentorship opportunities available from board certified sports and orthopedic clinic specialists. Reimbursement and support provided for therapists seeking specialist certification through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Opportunities to participate in program development. Current program development projects include pre-operative mastectomy education, pre-transplant evaluations, post-operative management following orthopedic spine surgery, and TMD treatment.

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(also known as: PT, Physical Therapy, OCS)

Shift Details:

Full-Time | 40 Hours/Week | Benefits Eligible

Why Nebraska Medicine:

  • Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.
  • Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement
  • Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research, and extraordinary patient care
  • Recognized in Forbes Magazine's list of Best-in-State Employers four years straight


Perform evaluation, planning, and implementation of physical therapy treatments. Assist with department goal setting, program planning, clinical instruction, and staff instruction in order to maintain a progressive educationally motivated staff. Carry out day to day communication and duties with teamwork and professionalism.

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree or higher in physical therapy from the Commission of Accredited Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) program required.
* Strong communication skills, both written and verbal required.
* Excellent interpersonal skills required. Strong team orientation required.
* Familiarity with items found in a typical PT (e.g., weights, exercise bikes, gait belts, ultrasound, traction, ambulatory devices, mats, etc.) required.
* Currently licensed as a physical therapist in the state of Nebraska or current compact state license required.
* Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 30 days of hire required, must be from an American Heart Association (AHA) endorsed program (effective for new hires starting January 1, 2023 or later).


Preferred Qualifications:

* Rehabilitation experience preferred.

Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.





Date Posted July 12, 2024
Date Closes July 27, 2024
Requisition REQ-24641
Address Lauritzen Outpatient Cntr
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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