Physical Therapist

ID157552
Full Time Regular
118 Atlantic Avenue
Ocean View, DE 19970
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Job Description

Full time Physical Therapist 

for Ocean View, DE

$10,000 sign on bonus. Experience the power of physical therapy!   Our physical therapy center in Ocean View is looking for a compassionate and driven licensed therapist to lead and provide exceptional patient care experiences as a Center Manager.  This will position will oversee our highly trained and respected therapy team providing preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote the well-being of our patients. The Center Manager will provide leadership to therapy team, market rehabilitative services and specialty programs to the medical community, attend regular management meetings, and participate in community activities.  Our work environment offers a great opportunity to provide skilled care to our patients and grow your business with the NATION’S LEADER IN OUTPATIENT PHYSICAL THERAPY!

Unique Location/Job Details:  Diverse patient mix. Must be ok working as the sole Physical Therapist. PTA already on staff. Opportunity to become the Center Manager and take the next step in your career.

  • Opportunity to work directly with adjourning physician practice and develop additional referral base in the community based in individual clinician skill set.
  • Very competitive salary!
  • Industry-leading continuing education opportunities.
  • Direct Access a plus, but not required.
  • Ask about our learning opportunities including journal clubs and study groups.
  • Position offers management potential for the right candidate.
  • 2 years of orthopedic experience preferred, but will consider the right new grad who is comfortable working independendtly.
  • Support system in place with licensed managers in the area.
  • We offer excellent benefits including.
  • An unmatched Continuing Education Program.
  • Certification and specialist programs.
  • Leadership training program.
  • Company match 401K.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • PPO Insurance.

Responsibilities

Unique Position Opportunities

  • Assume responsibility of the center and uphold executive decisions
  • Maintain and demonstrate an attitude of excellence and quality both in patient care and leadership duties
  • Utilize our local community network to effectively partner with physicians, employers, payors and case managers to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Act as a business owner to help grow and manage the center’s physician relationships and patient portfolios.
  • Build and maintain local industry relationships with opportunity to develop and expand expertise in industrial services.
  • Expand and develop a team of talented Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants.
  • Ability to work in a positive environment where people feel valued and work together to achieve company objectives.
  • Partner with philanthropic programs and events in order to give back to the community.
  • Participate in industry-leading continuing education opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) accredited school of physical therapy or Occupational Therapy
  • Valid State Physical Therapy License/ Registration REQUIRED to start
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week with occasional late or early shifts to accommodate patients

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift patients using biomedical techniques frequently throughout the course of a work day/shift. Must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds of weight alone.
  • Ability to walk, bend, stand, and reach constantly during a work day/shift.
  • Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to maintain accurate records, recognize people, and understand written direction.
  • Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions.
  • Ability to push wheeled equipment throughout the facility.
  • Fine motor skills adequate for scheduling and preparing patients, equipment, and supplies for treatment.
  • Ability to participate in sustained activities for many hours in duration in accordance with state labor laws.

Additional Data

NovaCare Rehabilitation is part of the Select Medical's Outpatient Division, a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation. We operate primarily as Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy Associates, KORT, and Saco Bay Physical Therapy.  Together, these brands comprise a national network of almost 1800 centers in 37 states and the District of Columbia. The centers offer a wide range of general physical therapy services such as hand therapy, sports medicine and work injury prevention and management. Throughout the country, we also provide physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools and serve as the exclusive physical rehabilitation provider to several major U.S. corporations. 

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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