Center for Sports Medicine

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Our Center for Sports Medicine at Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE, is the area's largest pediatric sports medicine facility.

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At Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE, and in our locations throughout the Delaware Valley, our Therapy and Rehabilitation professionals offer specialized treatment to children and teens who have problems with movement and function.

Therapy & Rehabilitation

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

At duPont Hospital for Children our rehabilitation professionals work to help children and teens recover from or adjust to physical injuries or conditions. We use an integrated approach to care, starting with our strong partnerships with Nemours’ Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Orthopedic departments. Plus, we have access to a newly opened world-class Sports Medicine Center, offering expansive rehabilitative equipment and resources.

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The Therapeutic & Rehabilitative Services department offers:
  • Inpatient Services: Acute care and comprehensive inpatient rehab
  • Outpatient Services: Single service therapy and a comprehensive day program

We Are a Leader in Pediatric Rehabilitative Therapy

Our talented and respected specialists are committed to helping children and their families, and promoting rehabilitative health.

Some advantages to working with our team include:
  • Growth and advancement opportunities
  • Multidisciplinary collaboration and partnerships
  • Highly accessible, board-certified physicians onsite
  • Mentoring: Learn from experienced clinicians
  • A great work environment and highly satisfied Associates
  • A generous and extensive continuing education program
  • An active student program plays a role in developing new careers
  • Personal workstations for each therapist
  • 10-hour days and flexible scheduling available whenever possible
  • Competitive benefits

Health System Accolades

Excellence in Therapy & Rehabilitation
  • Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children has been accredited for its Single Discipline, Interdisciplinary Outpatient and Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs by CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities)
  • Best of 2011 Rehab Management — Rehab Inpatient Program
  • U.S. News & World Report's 2011-12 edition of "Best Children’s Hospitals" names Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children as 7th in the country for orthopedic specialty care
 
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  • Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children was awarded the Elite Distinction as one of 12 Leapfrog Top Children’s Hospitals in the country in 2012, recognizing exceptional quality and patient safety
  • Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children nursing program granted Magnet status 2012, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, in recognition for its professional nursing excellence
  • KidsHealth.org: The #1 most visited site devoted to children's health
  • Among the Nation’s Best in Pediatric Specialty Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
  • Among the "Most Wired" hospitals and health systems in the U.S. Hospitals and Health Networks magazine 2012
  • 152 of The Best Doctors in America® 2011-2012
  • One of the Best in the Business — Wilmington News Journal
  • Nemours Biomedical Research is highly ranked in the nation for NIH (National Institutes of Health) research funding among free-standing children’s hospitals
  • HIMSS Davies Organizational Award of Excellence from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

Benefits at Nemours

Nemours offers comprehensive health coverage for Associates and their families (also same-sex domestic partners), including our unique pediatric health plan “Bridge to a Healthy Future.”

We also offer paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and a number of other benefits.

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