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Orthopedic Physical Therapist, Clinical Specialist

WakeMed Health & Hospitals

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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WakeMed Health & Hospitals
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Job Description

About WakeMed:
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Women's Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that
promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse
workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or
conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer,
promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression,
genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Position Information:
The Orthopedic PT Clinical Specialist is responsible for leading or assisting in the coordination of patient care with specialty training and expertise in orthopedics and work injury management. This position will support the WakeMed System through specialty training in rehabilitation of the orthopedic, sports medicine, and work injury patient populations. It requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to foster collaboration among all stakeholders including team members, patients, physicians and third party payers. This position requires flexibility to accommodate and facilitate timely patient flow throughout the system as appropriate for effective and efficient patient care. This position is actively involved in continuous learning of evidence based practice and will assist with mentoring and training. This individual understands the needs of the organization, and its Mission and Values in patient care services, and will participate in activities that promote practice operations and program development. This position requires exceptional skills in patient care to maximize patient recovery with quality objective outcomes, as well as the ability to foster team development through shared caseloads and dynamic communication to meet each patient's needs. Applicant must be committed to personal skill development, practice growth, community outreach activities and health promotion in the community.

Experience Requirements:
2 Years Clinical - Orthopaedics Required - And 1 Year Clinical - Related Area Preferred

Education Required:
Bachelor's Degree Physical Therapy Required - And Master's Degree Physical Therapy Preferred

Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Licensed Physical Therapist Required

Hours of Work:
Mon-Thurs 8-4:30, Fri 7-3:30

Weekend Requirements:
As Needed

Call Requirements:
As needed