Physical Therapist - Outpatient Orthopedics, Neuro and Oncology

Full Time
7101 Guilford Drive, Suite 202
Frederick, MD 21704-5217
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Outpatient Orthopedics, Neuro and Oncology

Experience the power of physical therapy with NovaCare in Frederick, MD! 

NovaCare in Frederick Maryland is seeking an additional compassionate and driven licensed Physical Therapist (or Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant- LPTA) for our outpatient orthopedic team.  We treat a diverse population of teens through geriatrics with an experienced physical therapist on staff able to offer a solid mentorship for a new graduate PT or PTA. Our OP center offers a broad spectrum of specialty services including, but not limited to; general orthopedics, sports medicine, neuro, oncology and industrial rehabilitative services. Interest in our neurological population is a PLUS but not required to be considered. We are a fast paced, growing center in need of a flexible and dynamic clinician ready to jump in to serve our community.

Our current schedule: M/T 9a-730p, W 12-4p, H 10-7p and F 8-4p. We have flexibility for a 32 hour full time (or 40 hour) to include 5 days or 4 day work week. This is a benefited position for a PT or PTA. 

Full time clinicians enjoy:

  • LARGE Sign on Bonus and/or Student Debt Benefit
  • Nationwide UNMATCHED continuing education program
    • Outlined and defined mentorship with protected schedule.
    • 300+ onsite, synchronous and asynchronous CEU accrediting courses. (.75-14 CEUs)
    • FREE three month NPTE Prep Course
    • Multiple residency programs OCS, SCS, NCS and Pelvic Health
    • COMT, OCS, SCS, CSCS, CDN, NCS Certifications and more PAID 
    • Journal Clubs (institutional access to multiple journals)
  • Company matching 401(k)
  • Generous Paid Time Off plus Holidays plus Paid Sick Time
  • Affordable PPO Benefits with multiple options to choose from BC/BS PPOs + HSA

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. 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. 



  • Understand appropriate state practice acts and adhere to the laws which govern how physical therapists may practice and whom physical therapists may supervise.
  • Complete and maintain all corporate & clinical services required training and maintain compliance with state/local/federal regulations.
  • Evaluate, treat, and direct treatment for patients for whom physical therapy is medically necessary and document this need clearly.
  • Maintain open and respectful communication with co-workers, physicians, patients, family members, and third-party payors at all times.
  • Attend and/or participate in facility meetings as directed by the center manager.


Required Credentials:

  • Successful completion of those educational requirements as mandated for state licensure or eligibility for a license in Physical Therapy.
  • Current State licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of practice.
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required.


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 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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