OP Ortho Experienced Physical Therapist for Leadership- Carroll County - Up to $20,000 Bonus Available

Full Time
1801 Hanover Pike
Hampstead, MD 21074
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Job Description

NovaCare / LifeBridge in Hampstead Maryland is seeking an outpatient orthopedic Physical Therapist for an Assistant Center Manager Position in Carroll County

**Up To $20,000 Sign On Bonus Available and/or Indefinite Student Loan Help**

Our outpatient orthopedic physical therapy center in Hampstead Maryland is looking for a compassionate and driven licensed physical therapist to lead and provide exceptional patient care experiences as an Assistant Center Manager with NovaCare. This is a treating physical therapist (PT) position. We can only consider PTAs for staff at present. Our Hampstead location treats a diverse population of teens through geriatrics offering sports medicine, industrial and oncology rehabilitative services on top of general orthopedics. An interest in expanding our services (neuro, vestibular, concussion, etc.) are welcomed and encouraged. 

All our managers in Carroll County are treating managers with a reasonable ten patient per day expectation. You will join our team of OP focused clinicians determined to improve the lives of the communities we serve. If you have previous management experience, you can begin as a center manager (CM). We have dedicated pathways for professional and clinical growth with the resources, network and stability you expect from the nation's largest provider of OP rehabilitation.

This position will help 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 Physical Therapist who is an Assistant Center Manager serves as a platform for the training and development necessary for consideration of a promotion to a center manager role. Our Leadership Development Program will ensure you have the education, resources and support to succeed as a NovaCare center manager in Carroll County, MD. 


We are able to consider alternative schedules to include 32-40 hour possibilities across the work week. No weekends.

Full Time Benefits and Incentives:

  • Multiple PPO Plans through BC/BS + HSA Available
  • Company matching 401(k)
  • UNMATCHED Con Ed program
    • 300+ onsite, synchronous and asynchronous CEU accrediting courses. (.75-14 CEUs)
    • COMT, OCS, SCS, CSCS, NCS, CDN Certifications (and more) PAID 
    • Journal Clubs and Specialty Interest Groups
  • Generous Paid Time Off + Holidays + Paid Sick Time with carry over.
  • $20K Sign On Bonus and/or Indefinite Student Loan Help (Student Debt Benefit) and MORE!

Apply today to be considered!

Shanel Green

Sr. Regional Recruiter- Outpatient Division

NovaCare Rehabilitation

610-223-5944 Cell

[email protected]



Essential People Leadership Functions:

  • Assist with staff development and growth, offering clinical and non-clinical employees coaching, guidance, training, and support. This includes assisting in the supervision of staff in the absence of a Center Manager and as needed based on employee goals and performance.
  • Assist leadership in the growth of the center and market through program and business development, and participate in or lead the team’s involvement at community events.
  • Support employee engagement and retention efforts by creating and fostering high levels of trust, promoting physical and psychological safety, ensuring every team member is in a role that allows them to do work that is fulfilling/meaningful, and celebrating and recognizing team and individual achievements.
  • Assist with the management and resolution of employee relations issues to ensure consistent compliance with Human Resources and organizational policies and procedures.

Essential Operational Functions:

  • Assist with developing strategies to increase profitability, including the growth of referral sources, organic marketing efforts, and building strong community relationships.
  • Responsible for direct patient care that promotes an exceptional patient experience.
  • Encourage development, learning, and growth that will enable clinical staff to support patients’ needs.
  • Review results of outcome program measures and develop plans to improve patient care where needed.
  • Ensure strong physician, customer, and payor relations and coordinates implementation of clinical specialty programs as requested by the customer.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Required to be proficient in Windows based office technologies (ex. Word, Excel).
  • Ability to exhibit leadership qualities, including integrity, positivity, discernment, resilience, courage, resourcefulness, and business focus.
  • Possesses effective communication skills for accurate, concise and organized report writing and presentation of information to staff and patients.
  • Ability to identify and prioritize issues and actions to take in an expedient and effective manner.


  • Must have at minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy or graduated from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy.
  • Must possess current State licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of which he or she will practice.
  • CPR certification required.

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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