(Per Diem) Physical Therapist

Updated: 5 days ago
Location: Miami, FLORIDA

The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The Department of Physical Therapy is currently seeking a per diem Physical Therapist. The Physical Therapist position is responsible professional work providing physical therapy services to patients/client who have impairments, functional disabilities or change in physical function and health status resulting from injury, disease, or other causes wellness services including screening and health promotion. Emphasis on work is to help patients/client suffering from injury or disease to restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities. The Physical Therapist work with health-care teams that including physicians, occupational therapist, and psychologists.

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows:  Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy is required.  Doctoral degree is preferred. State of Florida license as a Physical Therapist is required.  The Physical Therapist shall be responsible for maintaining standards of professional and ethical practice according to ATPA guidelines in the full scope of physical therapy services.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  One year of experience is preferred.  Any appropriate combination of relevant education, certification(s) and/or work experience may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!



Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.


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