Physical Therapist Assistant - Outpatient Orthopedics

Full Time Regular
208 North Dupont Blvd.
Smyrna, DE 19977
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Job Description

Full-time Physical Therapist Assistant for the outpatient center in Smyrna DE

NovaCare Smyrna

Full Time Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)

Experience the power of physical therapy with NovaCare!

NovaCare's community-oriented outpatient orthopedic center in Smyrna, DE is looking for a compassionate, caring, and driven licensed physical therapist assistant (PTA) to provide exceptional patient care to patients of all ages and abilities. This is a full-time 40-hour weekday opportunity. We will need two days you are treating 10 AM- 7 PM with the last patient scheduled an hour prior. We have an additional PT and PTA on staff able to offer mentorship for a recent graduate of an accredited physical therapist assistant program.

Our team averages 10-12 patients in a day treating everyone from teens through geriatrics. Our specialty services are expansive and include neuro, vestibular, concussion, ACL Program, Fall Prevention, and Functional Capacity Evaluations on top of general orthopedics and post-op.

New graduates WELCOME to apply, you must have your Delaware PTA license to begin.

Unique Location/Job Details:  This is a diverse orthopedic practice that sees a diverse patient mix from pediatric to geriatric. 

Location: 208 North Dupont Blvd. Smyrna DE 19977

Full-Time Benefits Include:

  • Nationwide UNMATCHED continuing education program with internal CEU crediting courses, national certifications, study groups, journal clubs, and more.
    • 300+ onsite, synchronous, and asynchronous CEU accrediting courses. (.75-14 CEUs)
    • Outlined mentorship program with an onsite mentor
  • Company matching 401(k)
  • Generous Paid Time Off plus Holidays plus Extended Illness Days
  • Affordable PPO Benefits with multiple options + HSA to choose 
  • Competitive salary with incentives and more!

For additional details contact our regional recruiter Shanel and apply TODAY!

Shanel Green

Sr. Regional Recruiter- Outpatient Division

NovaCare Rehabilitation

610-223-5944 Cell

[email protected]


At NovaCare, a division of Select Medical, we deliver quality in all that we do. We treat each other with respect and promote a positive environment where people feel valued. We are honest and open in our relationships and straightforward in our communications. At NovaCare, we work together to achieve our company objectives.


  • Responsible for patient care under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist as mandated by State Practice Act.
  • Possesses training and education which allows him/her to assist the Physical Therapist in carrying out prescribed treatment program.
  • Implements, with minimal supervision, high quality physical therapy services for patients, caregivers and facilities in accordance with the principals and practices of physical therapy and with Select Medical policies and procedures.
  • Maintains positive level of interaction with facilities and clients. Enhances and expands client relations with facilities and their staff.


  • A valid state license (where applicable), registration or certification as a Physical Therapist Assistant upon graduation from an approved curriculum for Physical Therapist Assistants, and having passed a national examination for Physical Therapist Assistants certified by the CAPTE.
  • State license and/or certification must be valid in the state in which the individual will practice.
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

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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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