Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
4 Year Degree
The MetroHealth System is an essential health system committed to providing health care to everyone in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and improving the health of the community overall. Its 7,300 employees deliver care to everyone at its main campus, just west of downtown Cleveland, and at more than 25 other MetroHealth locations. It also provides health care at more than 40 additional sites in Cuyahoga County through community partnerships such as the School Health program.
MetroHealth is home to Cuyahoga County’s only verified Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, and it is one of two adult and pediatric burn centers in the state of Ohio verified by the American Burn Association and the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons. In the past year, MetroHealth provided more than one million patient visits in its hospital and health centers. MetroHealth also is an academic medical center committed to teaching and research; each of its active physicians holds a faculty appointment at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. MetroHealth has earned Magnet status, which places it in the top six percent of all hospitals nationwide for nursing excellence.
MetroHealth’s mission is, “Leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, teaching, discovery and teamwork.” For more information, visit metrohealth.org.
Womens’ Health/Pelvic FloorLymphedema
Evaluates and treats patients by physical measures and the use of therapeutic exercises and rehabilitation procedures (with or without assistive devices) for the purpose of preventing, correcting, or alleviating disabilities. Patients may include neonates through the geriatric population. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.
Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree, or post-graduate certificate in Physical Therapy from a school accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Holds a Physical Therapist licensure in the State of Ohio
Possesses current BLS certification, or obtains within 90 days of hire
Membership in the APTA
Ability to walk without assistive device and to maintain balance despite sudden load in order to support patient from falling during ambulation and/or gait training.
Ability to lift and reach with arms sufficiently to lift patient's arm or leg during exercise program.
Sensation of touch and manual dexterity to be able to palpate muscle tension or to monitor patient’s pulse.
Visual acuity to observe patient’s gross movement, gait, etc., in order to analyze biomechanical problems.
Ability to speak clearly enough to instruct patients and families who may not be able to read.
Ability to hear or understand patient’s description of symptoms and response to treatment.
Frequently (25-75% of the time) performed tasks
Standing, sitting with and without back support, walking, reaching (overhead, forward, lateral, and low), crouching, balancing, lifting 5-25 pounds, carrying 5-10 pounds, and pushing up to 75 pounds
Occasionally (5-25% of the time) performed tasks
Stooping, climbing, lifting or moving 24-50 pounds, carrying 10-25 pounds, and operating power tools and machinery.
Full-time, part-time and PRN positions available. Apply now by submitting a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.