Physical Therapist - OP Orthopedics Per Diem PRN in Frederick County

Job ID 287611
Per Diem
205 South Church St, Suite B
Middletown, MD 21769

Job Description

Outpatient Orthopedic Physical Therapist (per diem / PRN)

Frederick County Maryland

Experience the power of physical therapy! 

NovaCare in Frederick County Maryland is seeking local per diem (PRN) physical therapists (PT) for our outpatient orthopedic centers in Middletown, Frederick, Urbana and surrounding. We treat a diverse caseload of teens through geriatrics offering general ortho, sports medicine, aquatics, neurology, amputees, oncology, and industrial rehabilitative services on the 45 minute treat schedule. Our centers are open as early as 7AM, closing at 730PM with last patient scheduled an hour prior. We have 1:1 60 min evals and 45 minute treat times. Each center has front desk administrators with additional clinicians on staff.  An ideal PTA has previous OP ortho experience but we are open to consider new graduates or those soon sitting for their exams.We are seeking dependable, experienced and flexible  PTs who are able to treat, as needed, for caseload increase, vacation and leave coverage. 

Our community-oriented outpatient orthopedic center is looking for a  per diem, compassionate, caring and driven licensed physical therapist to provide exceptional patient care to patients of all ages and abilities. Our highly trained and respected clinical team provides treatment services that maximize functionality and promote the best optimal outcomes for our patients. We utilize a variety of evidence-based treatments and manual therapy techniques to create individualized treatment plans focused on helping each patient achieve their specific goals and get back to the things that are important to them. Our work environment offers a great opportunity to provide skilled care to patients and grow with the nation’s leader in outpatient physical therapy and rehabilitation.

Unique Location/Job Details:  This is a per diem opportunity (as needed basis) for our outpatient orthopedic center that treats teens through geriatrics. 

This would be hourly paid position with the ability to participate in locally hosted CEU accrediting courses. No medical benefits are offered for per diem or PRN physical therapists. Future possibilities for steady hours are available. We are currently only seeking as needed coverage.

For additional details, contact our regional recruiter, Shanel!

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.


  • Graduate from an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) accredited PT school
  • Valid State Physical Therapist License
  • 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.