Applications will open from June 1, 2024 – August 30, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. ET for the 2024-2025 residency year. Our residency program will be accepting applications on a rolling basis. If selected following application submission, an interview will be scheduled from July through September. The deadline to enroll is September 20, 2024, with a tentative start date of October 14, 2024.  

In addition to completing the Valley Health System application for employment, applicants are also required to complete the residency-specific application through RF-PTCAS. 

We will be selecting one candidate per residency cycle.  

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Application/Admissions Requirements

  • Must possess at least a master's degree from a CAPTE-accredited college or university, except for an applicant who, prior to January 1, 2003, possesses a minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; doctorate degree in physical therapy is preferred. 
  • At the time of residency program commencement, the applicant:
    • Must possess a current, permanent, unrestricted valid New Jersey license as a physical therapist. 
    • Must possess a current BLS Certification.  
    • Must have an active APTA Membership, including Orthopaedic Section Membership
  • Must meet all eligibility and competency requirements to be employed as a practicing physical therapist within Valley Health System