Physical Therapist Assistant - Dorchester County Outpatient Orthopedics

Job ID 288824
Full Time
2711 Ocean Gateway, Suite C
Cambridge, MD 21613-3589

Job Description

Full time Physical Therapist Assistant for NovaCare in Cambridge, MD!

Outpatient Orthopedics

Experience the power of physical therapy! Our community-oriented outpatient center is seeking a full time licensed physical therapist assistant (PTA). NovaCare Cambridge has a highly trained and respected clinical team providing treatment services that maximize functionality and promote the best optimal outcomes for our patients. An ideal physical therapist assistant is a compassionate, caring and driven licensed physical therapist assistant who is focused on providing exceptional patient care to patients of all ages and abilities.

This is a full time position physical therapist assistant position able to consider new graduates or experienced physical therapists assistants. We are able to offer onsite mentorship. We treat a diverse orthopedic population including vestibular, sports medicine, industrial (POETs, FCEs) neuro, workman's compensation, etc. An interest in our specialty services is a PLUS! We do have additional clinicians on staff making this a positive and supportive environment for a Maryland Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant.

Unique Location/Job Details:  NovaCare Cambridge Maryland is a diverse orthopedic practice that sees a patient mix from pediatrics to geriatrics. This is a full time, 40 hour per week position with two evenings treating until 6pm.

Full time benefits include:

  • Nationwide UNMATCHED continuing education program with internal CEU crediting courses (in-person + online), national certifications (Ktape, Graston, etc.), study groups, journal clubs/ special interest groups and more.
  • Company matching 401(k)
  • Generous Paid Time Off plus Holidays plus Paid Sick Time with carry over
  • Multiple affordable BC/BS PPO Benefits and HSA options

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.



Compensation starting at $25.00/hr. commensurate with experience


  • Responsible for patient care under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist as mandated by State Practice Act.
  • Possesses training and education which allows him/her to assist the Physical Therapist in carrying out prescribed treatment program.
  • Implements, with minimal supervision, high quality physical therapy services for patients, caregivers and facilities in accordance with the principals and practices of physical therapy and with Select Medical policies and procedures.
  • Develops treatment plans, supervises assistants and aides, contributes to case management, and provides quality patient care.
  • Maintains positive level of interaction with facilities and clients. Enhances and expands client relations with facilities and their staff.


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 and in the community.
  • 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.


Required Credentials:

  • A valid state license (where applicable), registration or certification as a Physical Therapist Assistant upon graduation from an approved curriculum for Physical Therapist Assistants, and having passed a national examination for Physical Therapist Assistants certified by the CAPTE.
  • State license and/or certification must be valid in the state in which the individual will practice.
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

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.