Physical Therapist

Job ID 282991
Per Diem
526 Westerly Parkway
State College, PA 16801-5905

Job Description

NovaCare is seeking an outpatient Physical Therapist in State College, PA

Our State College outpatient physical therapy center is looking for a compassionate and driven licensed Physical Therapist. We take pride in creating an exceptional patient experience, helping all of our patients get back to athletics, work, life, and the things they love. Seize the opportunity to join our highly trained and respected physical therapy team that provides preventative and rehabilitative services that help improve the quality of life for the community in which they live and work. 

Schedule:  PRN-Monday through Friday. Days and evenings until 7pm availabe.

Compensation:  Hourly rate starting at $50-$55/hr based on experience.

These are well established facilities treating general orthopedics ranging from adolescents to geriatrics. 

Why Join Our Team:

  • Outlined and defined mentorship program
  • Clinical Support (locally and nationally: speakers & journal clubs)
  • Dedicated career paths for clinical and professional growth
  • Paid National certifications (COMT, dry needling, blood flow restriction, pelvic, Graston, KT tape, and more)
  • Specialties offered nationwide: aquatic, vestibular, concussion management, sports medicine, pelvic health, oncology rehab, hand therapy, pediatrics, lymphedema, neurological, and FCE/work conditioning.
  • 1900 centers in 39 states, offering internal movement

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (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.