NHC Geriatric Clinical Residency Program Online Application
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* FIRST NAME:
* LAST NAME:
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Please paste a cover letter in the field below that includes your response to the following questions:
What do you wish to gain through participation in this geriatric clinical residency program?
What are your future plans in the area of geriatric physical therapy?
Why have you chosen geriatrics as a specialty area of practice?
From review of the list of NHC centers/programs, is there a location(s) you would prefer as your base location during the residency program?
Please paste your curriculum vitae in the field below
Please paste two letters of recommendation in the field below.
If you graduated within the past year, include a recommendation from one of your clinical instructors.
Letter of recommendation #1
Letter of recommendation #2
Please paste a description of your clinical experiences in the field below.
Please include the following information for each organization in which you have performed direct patient care:
Name, address, and phone number of the facility
Name of your clinical supervisor (if any), or supervisor
Type of facility
Date employed (dates of internship)
Description of patient caseload
Description of any clinical supervision or mentoring
Time period (in hours) involved in direct patient care total hours = (number of hours per week) X (number of weeks per year) X (number of full time years).
Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria: a) academic education, b) clinical education and mentoring experience, c) clinical experience in geriatrics, d) future plans/interest in providing geriatric patient care and education to Physical Therapists.
NHC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, and disability or health status.
Minimal eligibility requirements for acceptance into the program include: 1.) licensure as a Physical Therapist in the state of Tennessee, 2.) comply with all NHC employment requirements.
Desirable candidates include those who: 1.) Completed an extended internship or externship under the direct clinical supervision of a Clinical Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy, 2.) Possess superior written and verbal communication skills, 3.) Possess strong fundamentals in the principles of evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, and management of geriatric patients.
Superior candidates will be selected for an interview and evaluation of basic clinical competencies with members of the selection committee.
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