Physical Therapist Assistant - Outpatient Ortho and Sports

Job ID 289916
Full Time
8885 Centre Park Drive
Columbia, MD 21045

Job Description

Outpatient Orthopedic Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)for our outpatient orthopedic center in Columbia MD

Outpatient Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Mentorship Available

Experience the power of physical therapy with NovaCare!

NovaCare's community-oriented outpatient orthopedic center in Columbia, Maryland is looking for a compassionate, caring and driven licensed physical therapist assistant (PTA) to provide exceptional patient care to patients of all ages and abilities. This is one of our SPORTS CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE giving you a higher volume of sports medicine patients within our OP center complete with 25 yard turf field.

This is a full time 40 hour weekday opportunity. Treating weekdays which will include two evenings treating until 700PM with last patient scheduled an hour prior. Specialty services include sports, concussion, industrial (POETs and FCEs), vestibular, fall prevention and dry needling on top of general ortho.

New graduates WELCOME to apply, you must have your Maryland PTA license to begin. We have a large supportive clinical team able to offer mentorship for a recent graduate of an accredited physical therapist assistant program.

Unique Location/Job Details:  This is a diverse orthopedic practice that sees a diverse patient mix from pediatric to geriatric. 

  • Nationwide UNMATCHED continuing education program with internal CEU crediting courses, national certifications, study groups, journal clubs, and more.
  • 300+ onsite, synchronous, and asynchronous CEU accrediting courses. (.75-14 CEUs)
  • Outlined mentorship program
  • Company matching 401(k)
  • Generous Paid Time Off plus Holidays plus Sick
  • Multiple and affordable BC/BS PPO options + HSA available

For additional details contact our regional recruiter Shanel and apply TODAY!

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. #ACN


  • 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.
  • Maintains positive level of interaction with facilities and clients. Enhances and expands client relations with facilities and their staff.


  • Must be a graduate 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.