Physical Therapist (PRN)
Tulane University New Orleans, LA Full-time Physical Therapy
Posted on August 2, 2022
The Tulane Center for Sport provides comprehensive clinical care to former military personnel and former professional athletes via the Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH) and the Professional Athlete Care Team (PACT) Clinic. The Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH) is a clinical care and research center for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Physiological conditions, and Behavioral Health (BH) conditions such as post-traumatic stress, depression and anxiety. The primary focus of the TUCBH is to care for former military personnel who have separated from active duty. The Professional Athlete Care Team (PACT) is a unique care model specifically designed to meet needs of former professional athletes. The PACT Clinic provides athletes with facilitated access to comprehensive evaluation and treatment plans.
The Physical Therapist (PRN) position at the Tulane Center for Sport will work within a comprehensive interdisciplinary medical team to assess patient care needs. This position will primarily focus on evaluation and treatment therapy skills to provide cutting-edge care for the Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH) patients with persistent post-concussive symptoms as a result of military service and elite athletic participation, with a primary focus on high-level physical performance, visual-vestibular integration conditioning and related cervicogenic therapies. The position will also assist with the physical assessment components of the Center for Sport’s Professional Athlete Care Team (PACT) clinic. Responsibilities include: patient physical assessments, therapeutic intervention and treatment planning and coordination, and progress reporting and follow up.