Physical Therapist - Portland

at Spectrum Healthcare Partners in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

We are seeking a full-time therapist with the possibility of participating in an Orthopaedic Residency Program!

Sign-on bonus of $6,000 New Graduates are encouraged to Apply! COMPANY OVERVIEW Spectrum Healthcare Partners is Maine’s largest multi-specialty, physician-owned and directed professional organization and is comprised of over 200 physicians practicing in the areas of anesthesiology, orthopaedics, pain management, pathology, radiation oncology, radiology, and vascular & interventional services. Spectrum provides services at many of Maine’s hospitals throughout the state and in eastern New Hampshire. HOURS: M/W 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM, T/TH 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM, F 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

+ Provides preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote well-being

+ Review patients’ medical history and any referrals or notes from doctors or surgeons

+ Identify and meet patient’s goals and needs

+ Diagnose patients’ dysfunctional movements by observing them stand or walk and by listening to their concerns, among other methods

+ Communicate and coordinate with patients’ physicians to ensure a consistent level of care

+ Devises individualized treatment and care plans for each of the patients, outlining the patient’s goals and the expected outcome of the plan using a variety of treatment techniques

+ Use exercises, stretching maneuvers, hands-on therapy, and equipment to ease patients’ pain, help them increase their mobility, prevent further pain or injury, and facilitate health and wellness

+ Motivate patients during treatment in order to help them function optimally

+ Promote clients’ healthy lifestyle by improving strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination

+ Exercise independent judgment based on experience to implement effective treatment combinations

+ Evaluate a patient’s progress, modifying a plan of care and trying new treatments as needed

+ Educate patients and their families about what to expect from and how best to cope with the recovery process

+ Perform accurate and timely documentation


+ Offer cost-effective treatments that help improve clients’ motion and mobility

+ Reduce the need for medications and provide alternatives to surgery

+ Provide quality, personalized and evidence-based care and proven interventions

+ Consult and practice with other health professionals

+ Keeps abreast of current issues involving patient care or practice issues by attending and participating in department, team and practice meetings

+ Responsible for ongoing personal and professional growth and development and maintaining licensure

+ Adheres to organizational policies, protocols, regulations

+ Demonstrate professionalism at all times

+ Displays cooperative behavior and interacts positively and effectively with others to promote a team environment

+ Performs other duties necessary to maintain the overall efficiency and continuity of the dept

+ Is proactive in identifying, reporting and participating in the resolution of any potential or actual patient safety issues

+ Support the Company’s Vision and Values

+ Performs other duties necessary to maintain the overall efficiency and continuity of the dept


+ Graduate of an accredited school with a degree as a Physical Therapist.

+ Current Maine State Physical Therapy license

+ Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required.

+ ACLS certification is desired

+ Prior experience as a PT, preferably in outpatient orthopaedics.

+ Demonstrated clinical competence in relevant area of practice. Thorough knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, with particular knowledge of the musculoskeletal system. Current knowledge of medications and their effects on the human body.

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other staff

+ Skill in time management, prioritizing and medical care coordination

+ Ability to organize and accomplish tasks, and have the flexibility to meet changing demands on daily basis

+ Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others

+ Ability to maintain confidentiality

+ Ability to project and maintain a professional image

+ Ability to work independently and excel as part of a team

+ Excellent customer service skills

+ Proficient computer skills


+ Daily use of computer operating instruments; stationary PC, Laptop PC, keyboard and mouse

+ Light lifting of paperwork, folders or other general record keeping materials

+ Operation of various office equipment: fax machine, telephone & voice mail system, stationary/lap top computer, e-mail system, scanner, and copier

+ Lifting up to 20 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds frequently

+ Walks frequently

+ May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time

+ Risk of exposure to hazardous conditions and blood borne pathogens

+ Frequent reaching, twisting, bending


+ Health Insurance (80% company paid)

+ Health Savings Account (Company Match: $3,000 family plan / $1625 individual plan)

+ Dental & Vision Insurance Plans

+ 401(k) Match and Profit-Sharing Plan

+ Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (company paid)

+ Long-term Disability Insurance (company paid)

+ Short-term Disability Insurance (company paid)

+ Generous paid time off

+ Voluntary, Employee-Paid Benefits

+ Medical Reimbursement Plan

+ Dependent Care Plan

Spectrum Orthopaedics was recently named the winner of the Best of the 207 Orthopaedics award!

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Job Posting: JC260016322

Posted On: May 18, 2024

Updated On: Jun 13, 2024

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