WPTA Classifieds

Physical Therapist

    Ashland Health & Rehabilitation Center , Ashland, Wi
posted: August 19, 2014

Ashland Health & Rehab Center is seeking a Physical Therapist to join our In-House Rehab Team at our skilled nursing facility! Sign-on Bonus Available - New Grads encouraged to apply!

SavaSeniorCare affiliated facilities’ goal is to offer residents and staff a close-knit, family environment coupled with the resources you’d expect from an industry leader. As we continue to build the clinical expertise of our in-house rehab teams, we invite you to consider joining us. The SavaSeniorCare 202 affiliated facilities in 22 states strive to provide compassionate short- and long-term care. It’s our business—the only thing we do. We offer a wealth of resources to support our rehab teams including generous, flexible benefits packages, CEUs and continuing education tuition reimbursement. Consider all we have to offer: in-house rehab teams with clinical support, flexible schedules, modality programs, and mentorship.

Facility Specifics:

Ashland Health & Rehab Center
1319 Beaser Avenue, Ashland, WI 54806

*5 Star rating in 2012 & 2013
*T2 Safety Award 2012
*Blue Ribbon Award for past 5 years 2008 - 2012

*Outpatient component
*Administrator has been at the facility for 24 years
*In-House Rehab Team
*Stable Rehab Team with between 4-12 years exp working at the facility
*ROX / Rehab Optima GiftRAP Software
*ACP Modality Equipment
*Vital Stim Equipment

Local Features:
*Small population of less than 9,000 (2010 census)
*Port town on south shore of Lake Superior
*Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (seacaves)
*Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge
*Copper Falls State Park
*Northland College / Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute
*Experience four seasons
*Annual “King of the Bay” snowmobiling drag races & ski/snowshoe races
*Half city block – agriculture Co-op
*40 miles to Upper Peninsula of Michigan
*Outdoor sports enthusiast haven: skiing, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, etc.


Physical Therapist (PT) evaluates and treats residents and patients with temporary or long term physical disabilities to relieve pain, restore function, and promote healing by applying the therapeutic properties of exercise, heat, ultrasound, massage and other forms of treatment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

-Under a physician's order, performs the following within scope of practice and federal guidelines

-Evaluates, plans and administers treatment to patients with problems related to neuromuscular and musculoskeletal systems.

-Administers and interprets tests and measurements for muscle strength, coordination, range of motion, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency.

-Provides direct resident treatment in accordance with an established plan of care.

-Instructs patients, families, and caregivers in the care and use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and other devices.

-Maintains patient records.

-Devises special tools and treatment for the specific needs of patients.

-Conducts home assessments as appropriate to ensure discharge of residents to a safe environment.

-Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.

-Performs other duties as assigned.


-Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy.

-One (1) year of clinical experience preferred.

-Current license to practice Physical Therapy issued by the State, if required by state law.

Physical Demands & Environment:
Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable, law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

To discover more info about this career opportunity, please call: Lesley Mastalerz, Therapy Recruiter at 866-275-8111 or email lmmastalerz@savasc.com





Company: Ashland Health & Rehabilitation Center
Location: Ashland, Wi
Contact: Lesley Mastalerz Email: LMMastelerz@SavaSC.com
Phone: (866) 275-8111    
Web Site: www.savacareers.com

Physical Therapist

    Advance Physical Therapy Services, LLC , Muskego Wi
posted: August 18, 2014

Seeking PT full-time  to satisfy immediate  opening.  Clinic  privately owned  by a PT with 28 years of  experience who is  OCS certified, Currently seeking outpatient PT full-time benefitted  position,  salary  commensurate  with  experience,  APTA/WPTA dues and CEU package available, vacation 2  weeks standard  first  year. Ideally  seeking  PT who is willing  to  fill  4 10  hour  days  8am-630pm  or  830am-7pm  Monday  to  Thursday,  but  owner is  open  to  3  10  hour  days  and  2  5  hour  days shifts.  Secondary  site  coverage  for  vacations needed  in  New  Berlin,  8  miles  from  primary  site 2-3  weeks  out of  the  year.  Opportunities  for  mentoring   of  new  hire  exist and  student  training  also  available  for  this  new  hire  to  participate  should  PT  be  seeking  these  opportunities; public  speaking and marketing  and referral  development  a  plus.

Caseload  90%  orthopedic with   small  specialty  subsets  of  neurological, lymphedema  and TMJ/Vestibular; commercial insurance  groups and workers  comp,   FCE    evaluation ability  a  plus; diagnostic  groups: spinal, acute  and  post  surgical, post  surgical  knee,  ankle,  foot,  shoulder,  and   advanced manual skills  required .  Caseload   diverse  aged  6  months  to  103  years  of  age  with  core   focus  pre-teen  to  mid  70's.  nterested  candidates  forward resume  and  salary  requirements  to  email listed.



Company: Advance Physical Therapy Services, LLC
Location: Muskego Wi
Contact: Amy Helminski Email: amy.helminski@advanceptservices.com
Phone: 414-403-9203 FAX: 414-403-9203

Physical Therapist

    NorthPointe Health , Roscoe, IL 61073
posted: August 15, 2014

Be a leader at our innovative NorthPointe Health and Wellness Campus, created to meet the needs of a fast-growing community and located on a beautiful, 120-acre natural setting in Roscoe, IL.  Physician care, diagnostics, therapies and the region’s first medically integrated fitness center are available. 

Full Time – Outpatient

The caseload for this position will be primarily orthopedics.  Flexible work hours are available.  No weekend coverage is required, but is available for additional compensation, if interested.

You’ll need a degree from an accredited school of physical therapy as well as Illinois and Wisconsin license (or eligibility).    New graduates are encouraged to apply!

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including exceptional health and dental, 3 weeks’ vacation, retirement plan, employer-matched TSA, a discount on membership at the fitness center, a sign-on bonus of up to $9,000 and much more.

Interested candidates should send/fax/e-mail resume and salary history to: 


Ann Draffkorn, Human Resources,      

Beloit Memorial Hospital,            

1969 West Hart Road, Beloit, WI  53511 

Fax:  608-364-3170  

e-mail: adraffkorn@beloithealthsystem.org   

            or apply on-line at  www.beloithealthsystem.org.

Please visit our NorthPointe website at:  northpointehealth.org

Equal opportunity employer.

Company: NorthPointe Health
Location: Roscoe, IL 61073
Contact: Ann Draffkorn Email: adraffkorn@beloithealthsystem.
Phone: NA    
Web Site: www.beloithealthsystem.org

Pediatric Physical Therapist

    Country Kids, Inc. , De Pere, Wi
posted: August 12, 2014

Come join our innovative clinic!  Country Kids, Inc. in De Pere, WI is looking for a pediatric Physical Therapist to fill a part-time, flexible number of hours per week position.  We offer a highly competitive salary and opportunities for professional growth.  Please call Lisa Stark-Jones at 920-339-0700, or fax a resume to 920-330-0278.

Company: Country Kids, Inc.
Location: De Pere, Wi
Contact: Lisa Stark-jones Email: countrykidsinc@aol.com
Phone: 920-339-0700 FAX: 920-330-0278

Clinical Faculty PT

    Des Moines University , Des Moines, Iowa
posted: August 11, 2014



The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program of the College of Health Sciences at Des Moines University is searching for a physical therapist to join our clinical faculty to serve as a full time physical therapy clinician at the Des Moines University PT clinic. Primary responsibilities will be to provide patient care to approximately a 50% women’s health and 40% orthopedic caseload.  The individual filling this role will also have assigned up to 10% teaching, service or research responsibilities within the program’s didactic portion of the program.  Serving as a clinical instructor to DMU students is a requirement of this position.

Qualifications:  An entry level physical therapy degree is required and a doctoral degree is preferred. Interest in and preferably experience in treating women’s health/pelvic PT patients.  A minimum of 4 years of clinical experience preferred and serving as a clinical instructor is required.  Candidates must be eligible for PT licensure in Iowa.

Des Moines University, an academic health sciences center, has degree programs in osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physical therapy, physician assistant, health care administration, public health, anatomical sciences and biomedical sciences.  The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program offers fully accredited DPT and post-professional DPT curricula. The faculty is dedicated to developing outstanding professionals who value critical thinking, life-long learning and service. Manual therapeutic approaches are emphasized.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

For full consideration candidates must submit a cover letter (address cover letter to Dr. Kari Smith) and CV using the online system available at www.dmu.edu/employment.  Cover letter required for consideration.

Candidates with questions specific to this position may contact Kari Smith, DPT, at 515-271-1047.

Resume review and/or interview scheduling will commence immediately.

Anticipated Start – October 1, 2014 or before based on candidate availability.

For more information on all that the Des Moines area can offer its residents, please visit www.desmoinesmetro.com.

For fulltime salaried benefit summary please visit www.dmu.edu/employment.


“Des Moines University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, employees and students.  The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status.   Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.”








Company: Des Moines University
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Contact: Dr. Kari Smith Email: kari.smith@dmu.edu
Phone: 515-271-1047    
Web Site: http://www.dmu.edu/employment

Pediatric Physical Therapist

    New Berlin Therapies , Elkhorn, Wi
posted: August 07, 2014

Looking for an AMAZING opportunity for professional growth? Be part of the New Berlin Therapies team of experts! As a certified Rehabilitation Agency, New Berlin Therapies offers state of the art evaluation and expertise in a multitude of treatment techniques. Work with a multi-disciplinary team of highly skilled Physical and Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists - The best in the Midwest!

Our premier family centered rehab agency seeks a part to full time Physical Therapist for PEDIATRIC care at our Elkhorn, WI site. Experience preferred. Send resume or direct questions to Sue Kinosian.

Company: New Berlin Therapies
Location: Elkhorn, Wi
Contact: Sue Kinosian Email: suek@newberlintherapies.com
Phone: 262-782-9015 x235 FAX: 262-782-9013
Web Site: www.newberlintherapies.com

Physical Therapist Lead - Outpatient Clinic

    Aurora Health Care , Marinette, Wisconsin
posted: July 25, 2014

Imagine Yourself Here...

At Aurora Health Care we believe that each of us can use our knowledge, experience and creativity to help people live well. We’re a non-profit organization with a clear vision of providing people with better health care than they can get anywhere else. Our strength stems from teamwork and collaboration among a talented and diverse group of professionals.

Physical Therapist Lead, Outpatient Clinic

Imagine leading a general outpatient clinic that typically treats patients with musculoskeletal injuries, pre- and post-surgery, and acute-chronic pain in adolescents, adult, and geriatric populations.


If you enjoy the great outdoors then this location is perfect for you!

Major Responsibilities

Assists with human resource responsibilities, which may include interviewing and selection of new employees, staff development, resolution of employee concerns, and employee morale. Provides ongoing mentoring and coaching for staff in regard to policies, procedures, and clinical skills for assigned area(s).

Assists in interpreting department policies and procedures, and advises and updates staff on procedural changes.  Identifies performance improvement opportunities within the department and facilitates change.

Providing Patient Care



Physical Therapist license issued by the state of Wisconsin

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA). May obtain within 6 months based on department discretion.

Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy.

Requires 5 years of experience in a Physical Therapist position at a hospital, outpatient, or other relevant setting.

Excellent communication skills.

Demonstrates ability to be flexible and problem solve, making frequent independent decisions.

Good human relations and organization skills required.

Consistent and dependable in work performance.

Displays initiative, versatility, and positive interpersonal skills.

Desired Qualifications

Previous leadership experience

Experience with electronic medical records systems, preferably Epic

Experience in lymphedema, women’s health, vestibular dysfunction, Parkinson’s BIG or PWR training, and/or foot orthotics would be desirable.

Must be comfortable working independently

Scheduled Hours:

Monday through Friday, Hours may vary between 7:00 A.M. and 5:30 P.M.

Location Address:





Company: Aurora Health Care
Location: Marinette, Wisconsin
Contact: Connie Gerlach Email: connie.gerlach@aurora.org
Phone: (414)389-2577    
Web Site: www.aurorahealthcare.org

Pediatric Physical Therapist

    Vision Forward Association , Milwaukee, Wi
posted: July 21, 2014

Position:  Pediatric Physical Therapist                                    Start Date:  ASAP

Pay Range: Commensurate w/Experience                              Hours: (30 hours) w/ Benefits

Job Summary:  Under the direction of and reporting to the Therapy Manager, the Physical Therapist is responsible for evaluating the gross motor function and assessing for equipment needs of children under the age of six, who are referred to Children Services.  Services include assessment, intervention planning, implementation of intervention, and transition planning. These services are provided in collaboration with families.

Performance Standards and Expectations

Evaluates newly referred clients and provides re-evaluation as needed.

Develops a plan of care for each child and submits the plan to the child’s physician for approval.

Treats children with disabilities or delays in developmental milestones within Vision Forward or natural settings, such as homes and daycare facilities. 

Provides direct physical therapy services in accordance with child’s individual family service plan.

Monitors child’s progress with regard to established goals and document services delivered.

Provides ongoing and consistent consultation with families and caregivers for carryover of recommended activities.

Participates in team meetings to discuss goals and progress and maintains ongoing contact with families and physicians as necessary to ensure the child’s fullest development.

Consults and works with team members of multi-disciplinary teams to incorporate appropriate strategies and goals into the child’s plan, to ensure the child’s fullest development.

Completes paperwork adhering to documentation guidelines and timeliness.

Contributes to the functioning of the organization by attending department and agency staff meetings, participating in discussion and accepting committee assignments to complete various tasks related to Children Services operations and procedures.

Remains current on new techniques and practice. Attends in-service trainings, professional workshops, conferences and seminars to continually enhance professional skills and knowledge.

We offer:

Family friendly atmosphere

Flexible schedule

Competitive salary

Comprehensive benefits (health, dental, vision, life)

401k matching

Term Life Insurance

Continuing education reimbursements

The opportunity to have a tremendous positive impact on the lives of people dealing with vision loss

Qualifications and Essential Functions:

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy and a current Wisconsin state license.

Experience working with pediatrics ages birth to six both in the natural environment and clinic settings is preferred.

A valid Wisconsin Driver’s License and use of personal automobile required.

Ability to write and read reports.

Ability to effectively communicate with children, parents, professionals and other employees of the organization.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands, sit, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, talk and hear, and have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must always represent the Association in a professional, respectful and courteous manner.

Must be in compliance with the Confidentiality Policy at all times.

 Send resume to, by July 30th:

 Vision Forward Association

Attn: Human Resources Director

912 N. Hawley Rd

Milwaukee, WI 53213

E-mail: jcline@vision-forward.org

FAX : 414-256-8744

Website: www.vision-forward.org


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


Company: Vision Forward Association
Location: Milwaukee, Wi
Contact: Jacque Cline Email: jcline@vision-forward.org
Phone: 414-615-0101 FAX: 414-256-8744
Web Site: vision-forward.org

Clinical Assistant/associate Professor

    University Of Wisconsin - La Crosse , La Crosse, Wi
posted: July 02, 2014

Are you eager to develop the next generation of physical therapists?  Do you desire to contribute forward-thinking ideas in a respected PT Program with a well-established curriculum?  If so, the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse (UW-L) Physical Therapy Program encourages you to apply for a 9-month full-time Instructional Academic Staff Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor position. 

Required Criteria: The successful candidate must:

Be licensed or eligible to practice physical therapy in Wisconsin

Have a doctoral degree or the ability to complete a doctoral degree within a prescribed time (DPT or equivalent)

Have a minimum of three years experience as a practicing clinician

Demonstrate proficiency in educating physical therapy students

Have the ability to participate in scholarly activity

Desired Criteria: The successful candidate should display the following:

Expertise in the area of adult neurological rehabilitation

ABPTS Board Certification in neurology or geriatrics or other advanced clinical certifications

Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with a variety of professionals within the university setting and in clinical settings

Ability to present a positive and professional attitude when dealing with students, clinical staff, patients, and local community and the national professional community

Able to function independently, setting direction and priorities with minimal supervision

Possess excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, organizational and time management skills

Skills in computer applications necessary for teaching, program administration, data collection and analysis

Experience as a clinical educator 

The UW-L Physical Therapy Program supports and values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek a colleague who shares the Program's commitment to diversity and who will be a dedicated teacher, active participant in scholarly activity, effective mentor for students with diverse backgrounds, preparation, and career goals and maintain a professional relationship with other clinicians in the area. We encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives. 

The Physical Therapy Program is part of the College of Science and the Health and Department of Health Professions.  Other programs in the Department of Health Professions include Medical Dosimetry, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant and Radiation Therapy. Our program consists of 10.5 dynamic core faculty and a strong complement of adjunct faculty.  We are committed to mentoring and supporting new faculty in areas of teaching, scholarship and research. 

The PT Program is located in the Health Science Center (HSC), recognized for its spacious, well-appointed teaching labs and classrooms and established biomechanics, human performance and anatomy laboratories  Our  PT Program has strong alliances with national, regional, and local medical centers and practices. Relationships with the La Crosse Institute of Movement Science (LIMS), the Gundersen Lutheran Sports Medicine Residency Program and the La Crosse Medical Health Science Consortium create a dynamic environment for academic and clinical professionals. 

This position will be open until filled with a first review date of August 25, 2014.  The position start date is anticipated to be January 2015.  If you have any questions about this position, please contact Dr. Paul Reuteman PT, DPT, OCS / Search Committee Chair, at preuteman@uwlax.edu or 608-785-8469. 

Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required.  For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu/

UW-La Crosse is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives.  Please contact the Search and Screen Committee if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.

Employment will require a criminal background check.  A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.


Company: University Of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Location: La Crosse, Wi
Contact: Shauna Salow Email: ssalow@uwlax.edu
Phone: 6087858474 FAX: 6087858460
Web Site: www.uwlax.edu/pt