Physical Therapist I (Lymphedema)
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: May 14, 2022
DescriptionBecome part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
UNC Hospitals Rehabilitation Service Line is accepting applications
for a full-time, 40 hour per week Physical Therapist I specializing
in lymphedema in an outpatient clinic. Requires completion of
Certified Lymphedema Therapy advanced coursework/certificate.At
least one to two years of experience in lymphedema is strongly
preferred. This candidate will work closely with an experienced
group of physical therapists, occupational therapists, and
speech-language pathologists as part of our Outpatient team.
Excellent time management, communication, flexibility, and
organizational skills are required in this fast-paced environment.
Good leadership skills are needed to coordinate patient care
coverage with other disciplines within the UNC Healthcare System
and academic institutions across the state to provide clinical
instruction to students within the clinic.Position may include
opportunities to teach, lecture, and provide in-services to staff
and students, as well as community outreach.
1. Diagnostic Testing - Administers basic & complex diagnostic
tests and evaluations in the area of Physical Therapy for the
treatment of mobility disorders and related impairments
2. Education - Teach & supervise graduate Physical Therapy students
and/or clinical fellows/residents. Develops or contributes to
innovative programs to enhance patient care. Serves as resource
consultant to other clinicians in respective specialty area.
3. Evaluation of Care - Analyzes results of diagnostic and or
therapeutic testing to establish patient goals and or modify
subsequent treatment programs. Identifies expected patient
outcomes. Communicates relevant information to promote continuity
4. Implementation- Selects and applies current and advanced
techniques to provide quality and efficient rehabilitative
services. Provides habilitation/rehabilitation and maintenance of
persons with mobility related impairments. Organizes and
prioritizes care according to patient/family needs.
5. Outreach/Community Involvement-Serves as resource to North
Carolina government departments and statewide health professionals
in specialty areas. Presents at local (university/hospital) or
state level, participates in community health screening and events.
Participates in the development of new clinical programs to meet
emerging needs in conjunction with the clinical specialist and/or
6. Participation - Contributes to quality of clinical services
through attendance and participation in departmental meetings and
7. Quality-Contributes to quality of clinical services through
maintenance of valid & reliable records of patient procedures &
progress. Participates in quality improvement initiatives with the
clinical specialist and other healthcare professionals.
Participates in continuous quality improvement efforts in
conjunction with the department director.
Other InformationOther information:
- Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy
- Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the state of North
Carolina.Professional Experience Requirements:
- No prior experience required.Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities
Job DetailsLegal Employer: STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Physical Therapy - CRCWork Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of
Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Durham , Physical Therapist I (Lymphedema), Healthcare , Carrboro, North Carolina
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