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Rehab Educator (Physical Therapist) - Acute Care

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Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network is the premier rehabilitation provider in Connecticut. We provide rehabilitation services across the continuum - acute care hospitals, long term care facilities, sub-acute rehabilitation, homecare, outpatient centers, and in community settings such as senior centers, work sites, and schools and colleges.  We offer over 30 outpatient locations with a variety of specialists, including oncology, women’s health, sports medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language, we are known for our commitment to high quality, customer focused outcomes.


Hartford Hospital

Our current opening is for a Physical Therapist Rehab Educator with Hartford Hospital, one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.

Position Description

In consultation and collaboration with Rehab leadership and the inter-professional healthcare team the Rehab Educator assesses, plans, develops, implements and coordinates learning activities to train, educate and develop Rehab staff. Functioning within the context of the framework of professional PT practice, the rehab educator is responsible for supporting organizational goals by ensuring role competence, best practice, and compliance with regulatory standards. 

This is an experienced and advanced level position that provides clinical expertise to members of the department. Approximately 25% of time spent in a direct patient care capacity as a Physical Therapist.


  • Graduate of Physical Therapy Program from an accredited American Physical Therapy Association school
  • Current State of CT Physical Therapy license required 
  • Member of APTA

  • 5 years work experience with the acute medical, surgical, cardiac, neurological and orthopedic populations
  • Demonstrated independence working in the ICU environment
  • Has had prior experience mentoring staff and/or students; previous experience as an educator preferred
  • Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively present and teach using various methods

  • Knowledge of theories, principals, and practices of professional role

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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