Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer
Along with four certified/licensed athletic trainers, provide sports health care for all Academy students. The physical therapist/athletic trainer will spend approximately 50% of their time providing physical therapy services during scheduled physical therapy appointments, and approximately 50% of their time providing athletic training services (rehabilitation, sideline injury care, game day coverage). Generally, the schedule will be Mon-Sat, depending on the needs of the department and athletic schedule. This is an academic year position, .80 FTE.
Certificates/License: Certification by the NATABOC to qualify for a Massachusetts State License to practice.
Advanced Degrees in Physical Therapy and Athletic Training; three to five years preferred experience working as an Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist, preferably with adolescents.
The candidate should be detail-oriented, not only in developing appropriate rehabilitative plans, but also keeping meticulous records of patient progress. The PT/AT should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills while working one-on-one with patients on a regular basis. This position requires compassion for the injured student while employing sound communication skills in communicating with patients and parents alike. The candidate must have the physical stamina and strength to work on their feet throughout the day, lift patients, as well as carry athletic training equipment.
Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.