POSITION: Unpaid Intern/Resident Physical Therapist
COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT: College of Health Professions/Physical Therapy
SUPERVISOR TITLE: Professor of Physical Therapy
LOCATION: Hardin-Simmons University
TARGET START DATE: March 2021
CONTACT INFORMATION: Dr. Marsha Rutland at firstname.lastname@example.org or 325-670-1337.
SUMMARY/SCOPE: This unpaid
intern/resident position will assist in teaching first and second year HSU DPT
students and providing care at the HSU pro-bono PT clinic.
This is an unpaid intern position at
Hardin-Simmons University, however the individual(s) selected will be paid by
Hendrick Medical Center and West Texas Rehabilitation Center (WTRC). This
intern will work 8 hours per week at HSU as the resident is going through residency
training of 32 hours/ week at Hendrick Medical Center and West Texas
Rehabilitation Center (WTRC).
Part of the residency program requires
that the unpaid intern assist with teaching at Hardin-Simmons University. The residency program is a one-year commitment to Hendrick Medical Center, West
Texas Rehabilitation Center (WTRC) and Hardin-Simmons University with
completion after 12 months in the program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist as Teaching Assistant in Kinesiology, Anatomy,
Musculoskeletal I and II, and provide pro-bono services in the HSU PT Campus
PT, MPT, or DPT; graduate of an accredited PT program.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Holds a current PT licensure in the state of Texas. Must have current CPR/BLS certification. Must
be a member of APTA, orthopedic section and TPTA.
Medium requirements of lifting is “up to 50 pounds” on occasionand other ADA demands of a physical therapist.
inside airconditioned building (90% of time).
No felony convictions or other legal issues that would prevent the
candidate from practicing PT and is in good standing with the Texas PT board.
Additional Requirements to
Apply: Applicant will need to submit CV/Resume, 2 recommendations letters (1
from faculty, 1 from CI or professional colleague), and 1 page summary as to
why you are interested in this position.
EEO / ADA Statement:
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, HSU complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws including those prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, sex, pregnancy, race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information and military service. HSU is a private university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and may lawfully consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. HSU is committed to hiring faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith and fully support HSU’s mission. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HSU provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the organization or would change the essential functions of the job. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources.
HSU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law. HSU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university’s financial and physical assets. Therefore, Hardin-Simmons University conducts background checks. Depending on the position applicants may also be required to consent to a credit check as part of the background check process. As a non-profit institution of higher education committed to Christian faith and values, the University exercises its rights under state and federal law to use religion as a factor in making employment decisions.