Treating Center Manager Physical Therapist - Cool Springs - Outpatient Orthopedics

Full Time Regular
1051 East Cornell Road
Mercer, PA 16137
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Job Description

NovaCare in COOL SPRINGS, PA! 


Experience the power of physical therapy with NovaCare in Mercer! 


We are looking for an experienced physical therapist who wants MORE.


We are willing to train an outpatient orthopedic experienced physical therapist for leadership.


Become a champion with the nation's largest provider of outpatient rehabilitation -- NovaCare Cool Springs!


NovaCare Mercer is seeking a full time treating outpatient physical therapist for center manager in Cool Springs PA. 


Our OP ortho physical therapy center is looking for a compassionate and driven licensed physical therapist to lead and provide exceptional patient care experiences as a treating Center Manager (or Assistant Center Manager) in Cool Springs PA at Mercer location.  This position will oversee our highly trained and respected OP ortho therapy team providing preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote the well-being of our patients. We are within a fitness center with an extensive array of exercise equipment, racquetball court and large beautiful pool. Previous experience in OP ortho and manual therapy techniques is required. The ability to treat speciality populations, such as vestibular and concussion is a PLUS. Strong interest in growing your skills with a diverse community is important. 


We encourage dialogue and education to foster inclusivity. Our specialty services offered reflect the needs of our community and include sports medicine, aquatics industrial, neuro, vestibular, concussion management and more. We look to continuously adapt and provide the necessary resources to ensure a safe environment for our patients and team members alike. We have additional clinicians on staff with front desk support with a ten (10) patient per day expectation. Our clinicians average 10-12 treating everyone from teens through geriatrics. We have one hour evals (1:1) and 30-45 minute returns and open five days a week requiring our leader until 6pm or 7pm 2-3 times per week. No weekends and short Friday. 


This is a treating management position, Pennsylvania PT license is required to be considered. Previous management experience is HIGHLY preferred, but not required. We are able to train a physical therapist with at least two years of recent outpatient orthopedic experience for the additional responsibilities.


You get the additional PTO and bonus benefits even at the Assistant Center Manager (ACM) level!



Our Benefits Include:

  • Unmatched continuing education program with more CEU courses, national certifications and journal clubs than any other company in the US.
    • Live, in-person CEU accrediting courses hosted locally (5-8 annually in MD/DC) + online library + 300+ weekend courses nationally.
    • PAID certifications (COMT, OCS, SCS, CSCS, NCS, Dry Needling, Herman & Wallace, Oncology, etc.)
    • Journal club access
  • Indefinite student debt benefit program potential
  • Clinical Career Ladder- Increased compensation for your company PAID certifications
  • Company matching 401(k)
  • Affordable PPO Benefits with HSA options available
  • Management training for experienced PTs with continued leadership training for growth and development.
  • Generous Paid Time Off (22 with annual carryover) + Holidays (6) + Extended Illness Days
  • Competitive salary, BONUS and more!


Apply Today To Be Considered!


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. At NovaCare, we encourage dialogue that fosters inclusivity and growth. We are honest and open in our relationships and straightforward in our communications. At NovaCare, we work together to achieve our company objectives. 



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 Therapist 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.


  • Must be a graduate of an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) accredited school of physical 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

Select Medical Corporation's Outpatient Division is a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation with 1900+ locations in 40 states, plus the District of Columbia. Our highly respected clinical team provides preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote well-being. We develop individualized treatment plans to help achieve each patient's specific goals. Our integrated local market network allows us to effectively partner with physicians, employers, payers and case managers to achieve optimal patient outcomes in a cost-effective manner. We also provide physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools. #ACN


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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