Seeking multiple experienced Physical Therapists and Chiropractors to work with provincial and national teams in China
This is a one of a kind opportunity to work with provincial, national and Olympic athletes that is almost impossible to find in any other country and will create new possibilities for you in your home country.
Contracts (salary and benefits) will be directly with the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) and administered by Beijing Yanding (BY) Team China PT/PC Project Director.
Physical Therapists (PT) will be responsible for the direct physical therapy care and team therapy programming for one or more national sport teams including injury prediction and prevention, injury assessment and treatment, as well as performance enhancement. The COC will match your experience and interests to the appropriate national sport(s) teams. PTs will operate out of National Training Centres or any other location as directed by the requirements of the team.
This is an exciting opportunity for experienced and passionate PTs who possess a valid MSc. in physiotherapy (or equivalent) from a recognized institution as well as a current PT license in good standing and malpractice insurance. You will be given the opportunity to work with Team China athletes as part of a team which includes experienced Technical and Performance Coaches.
The successful candidate will have proven experience working with high performance athletes and teams. Specifically, we are looking for PTs with advanced training in manual therapy/manipulation, dry needling, movement analysis (e.g. FMS, SFMA etc.), advanced assessment and treatment systems training (e.g. DNS, Anatomy Trains KMI, FST, FRR/FRS etc.) and strength and conditioning (e.g. CSCS, CEP).
Successful candidates will be offered extendable one-year contracts. A performance review will be completed annual and extensions will be offered at that time. The goal is to maintain PT staff with teams in order to prepare athletes for the next Summer and Winter Olympics (2-4 years). This position will require domestic and international travel. The ability to read, write, and speak English is mandatory.
Salary range is 5,000-6,000USD (equivalent in RMB) per month (pre-tax) dependent upon experience and qualifications. Benefits includes economy flight to China and return at the end of the contract, health insurance plan, reimbursement for visa application costs upon arrival in China, one international return flight (economy) per year, 20 days of paid holidays per year, and no cost accommodations and provided at the appropriate training site(s), and a minimum of 12 days of education per year through the Movement Academy.
For married PTs with a spouse traveling to China, an additional 1,000USD/month to assist with apartment rental may be available for qualified applicants. Any additional spousal costs will be at the applicant’s expense.
At this time, we have no ability to support the housing of families.
We are also looking for PTs and Chiros with experience in Winter Paralympic Sport (Sledge Hockey, Alpine Ski, Nordic Ski, Biathlon etc.), archery and shooting, swimming, triathlon, soccer, rowing and canoe, and rugby 7’s for both Provincial and National teams.
Positions are available immediately.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter by 30 Jun, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Yanding PT Application – Your Last Name” in the subject line.
China Rehabilitation Cover Letter and CV Outline
Please submit your cover letter and CV in ONE file!
Should include proof of meeting minimum requirements, description of relevant personal and professional attributes and experience specific to high performance sport, explanation of why you want to work in China, and any other relevant information (maximum of one page)
Please include the following in the order below:
- Contact Information
- Full name
- Phone number
- Email address
- Education Background
- Degree program(s)
- Year(s) of graduation
- Performance specific professional mentorships, certifications or post grad education in historical order from present to past including year of completion. Ensure to include specific information on your manual therapy/manipulation skills, soft tissue techniques (e.g. Graston, dry needling etc.), sport or orthopaedic certifications, and movement assessment and treatment.
- Employment History
- Relevant employment summary in historical order from present to past including months and years of employment
- Your role (e.g. clinical/field/event)
- Short description of your activities
- Sport DIRECTLY supported
- Detailed Sport Specific Rehab Experience
- Provide a detailed and high-performance sport specific review of your roles and responsibilities by sport
- Include your role with the team or athlete(s) as well as the number of months you worked with the team and in which years
- Important athletes, events or results should be highlighted
- Personal high-level athletic experience (if applicable)
Daniel Crumback MSc.RS (candidate), BSc.PT, Dip Sport PT, CEP, CSCS, CAFCI
Team China PT/PC Recruitment Project Director