Physical Therapist Outpatient Orthopedics, Neuro, Concussion, Vestibular, and Pediatrics

Job ID 288892
Full Time
320 Grove Lane
Newark, DE 19711-5494

Job Description

NOVACARE in Newark Delaware 

Full Time Outpatient Orthopedic Physical Therapist

Neuro, Vestibular, Concussion, Pediatrics and more!

NovaCare Rehabilitation in Newark DE is seeking an additional full time physical therapist (PT) for our outpatient orthopedic center. We WELCOME new graduate PTs and experienced clinicians to join our dynamic team. Mentorship and professional pathways for growth are available! This is a full time (40 hour) opportunity to learn and grow with the nation's leader in outpatient physical therapy. We treat a diverse population of pediatrics through geriatrics offering general ortho, neuro, concussion, vestibular, Post Offer Employment Testing (POETs), an ACL program and fall prevention rehabilitative services. Seize the opportunity to join our highly trained and respected physical therapy team that provides preventative and rehabilitative services that help improve quality of life for the community in which they live and work. 

This is a full-time weekday treating schedule to include TWO evenings until 7pm with last patient scheduled an hour prior.

Full Time Benefits and Incentives:

  • UNMATCHED Con Ed program
    • 300+ onsite, synchronous and asynchronous CEU accrediting courses. (.75-14 CEUs)
    • COMT, OCS, SCS, CSCS, Pelvic Health, NCS, Oncology, Dry Needling, Graston, K Tape and additional certifications PAID 
    • Outlined and defined Mentorship Program with Protected Schedule
    • FREE three month NPTE Prep Course *NEW OFFERING*
    • Journal Clubs and Specialty Groups
  • Generous Paid Time Off + Holidays + Extended Illness Days with carryover
  • Multiple PPO Plans through BC/BS + HSA option
  • Company matching 401(k)

For details, contact our Regional Recruiter, Shanel!

Shanel Green

Sr. Regional Recruiter- Outpatient Division

NovaCare Rehabilitation 

610-223-5944 Direct

[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. #ACN


  • 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.


  • 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.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift patients using appropriate biomechanical techniques frequently throughout the course of a work day/shift. Must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds dead weight alone.
  • Ability to walk, bend, stand, and reach constantly during a work day/shift.
  • Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to evaluate, diagnose and monitor patient needs and to maintain accurate records, recognize people and provide directions.
  • Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions.
  • Ability to push wheeled equipment through the facility and in the community.
  • Possess fine motor skills for legible and accurate reporting, charting, scheduling, daily correspondence and presentations, either manually or through use of electronic equipment.
  • Possess fine motor skills for effective and efficient handling of diagnostic or therapeutic equipment.

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.