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MSC 09-5230
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: 505-272-5479
Fax: 505-272-8079
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Clinical sites which have a current affiliation agreement with the UNM PT Program may post their job announcements on our website free of charge. 

All others are charged $100, payable to the UNM PT Program. Payment may be made online at https://secure.touchnet.com/C21597_ustores/web/index.jsp, and select the UNM Physical Therapy Job Postings store.  Once the fee has been received, the ad will be placed on our website for 90 days. All proceeds from job postings help fund scholarships for PT students.

For further information or to request a posting, please contact David Hansen at dhanse01@salud.unm.edu 


Seeking Physical Therapist in Taos

ApexNetwork Physical Therapy is a proven and progressive provider with over 70 locations in 9 states. This position offers excellent benefits, an upscale work environment, and career advancement. Expand your knowledge base and skills by becoming a part of the ApexNetwork team! View our job flyer

We offer:

  • Top-tier compensation package
  • Paid Health Insurance and benefits package
  • Sign on bonus
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Relocation assistance

Unique aspects of this job opportunity:

  • Excellent opportunity for a board certified orthopedic and/or sports physical therapist
  • Patient type includes post-operative rehabilitation, various orthopedic conditions and sports injuries
  • Close working relationship with team physicians for U.S. Ski Team
  • Opportunities to participate in providing professional coverage for athletic team events
  • Opportunities to design and participate in research

Interested applicants should email resume to cgately@apexnetworkpt.com 


Elevate Yourself To 7,000 Feet!

CHRISTUS St. Vincent Health System, located in the beautiful city of Santa Fe, NM is currently hiring Full Time and Per Diem, Licensed Physical Therapists. With endless blue skies, year-round outdoor activities, world famous opera, art festivals, galleries, theater and music, we would love to welcome you into our healthcare community.

You can apply to our position using this link https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1105141&d=StVincentsEXTERNAL&r=5000366721006#/ For additional information, feel free to contact Michael Silva in Human Resources at 505-913-5682.

 POSITION SUMMARY:  Assesses and treats neuromusculoskeletal & cardiorespiratory systems by physical or mechanical means to maintain or restore function that has been impaired by injury or disease, for pain management and for promotion of mobility and health as prescribed by the referring physician.  Is responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring the plan of care for the person served.  Performs and directs administration of all physical therapy modalities & collaborates throughout the process with the patient and their family and the interdisciplinary team.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • EDUCATION:  Doctorate, Masters, Bachelors or Associates Degree in Physical Therapy. 
  • CERTIFICATION/LICENSES:  Current New Mexico Physical Therapist licensure & BLS certification required.
  • SKILLS:  Demonstrates accountability and skills in assessment/evaluation, decision-making and time management.  Should have strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication and organizational skills.
  • EXPERIENCE:  None required.
  • NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
    • Responsible to:  Director/Manager Rehabilitation Services
  • ENVIRONMENT:  
    • Blood-borne pathogen: B
  • Works in a clean, well-lighted, ventilated smoke-free environment. Potential exposure to communicable diseases, combative patients and hazardous chemicals. Subject to stressful professional relationships.
  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Good physical condition.   Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing and walking.  Lifts, positions, and transfers patients and manipulates occupied equipment.  Lifts supplies or equipment up to 50 lbs.  Potential strains resulting from lifting heavy patients and equipment. 

New Mexico Orthopaedics Seeks Physical Therapist

Join New Mexico’s largest Orthopaedic practice! New Mexico Orthopaedic Associates (NMOA) has been in Albuquerque for over 35 years and is seeking a Full-Time PT for its state of the art facility. In a partnership with the physician and/or other practitioners, this position assesses, plans, organizes, and participates in orthopaedic rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and decrease or prevent deformity of patients suffering from disease or injury.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • New Mexico License to practice physical therapy
  • CPR certification
  • Must be able to build and maintain strong customer relations while providing exceptional patient care

NMO offers a comprehensive benefits package to include a 401(k) and pension plan, 23 days/yr. off (PTO/Holidays), and $1,500/yr. for continuing education. To apply, visit our website  EOE 


Rehabilitation Hospital of Southern New Mexico is seeking dynamic Physical Therapists to join our team!

 
The PT is responsible for providing and directing Physical Therapy services to patients, including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, related documentation, and communication. Functions under a physicians order.

**We are offering a 10K RETENTION BONUS AND RELOCATION! Apply today!!**  Please click the link to check it out.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current, valid, and active license to practice as a Physical Therapist in the state of employment required.
  • Current BLS certification from an Ernest-approved vendor required.


Additional Qualifications/Skills:

  • One (1) year of experience preferred.
  • Ability to project a professional image.
  • Previous Hospital experience preferred
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements.
  • Strong organizational, prioritizing and analytical skills.
  • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
  • Working knowledge of computer and software applications used in job functions.
  • Freedom from illegal use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.


Our recruitment team wants to get to know you. Share your passion! Please complete our online application and submit your resume for immediate consideration.

If selected, our interview process includes phone interviews, in person interviews, and several vetting tools.

Thank you for taking the time to consider a career opportunity with our hospital. Questions may be directed to Jennifer Risley, Director of Therapy 575-521-6470. No third party recruiters please.


Seeking Physical Therapist - Outpatient, Full-Time, Albuquerque

Lovelace is looking for a Physical Therapist to join our Outpatient team in Albuquerque, NM. We have both an Outpatient position available and also a position for a PT who is Lymphedema trained or has an interest in Lymphedema. These full-time jobs are located at Lovelace Women’s Hospital, the first and only hospital in New Mexico dedicated to women’s health. We offer a 53-bed advanced neonatal intensive care unit, a natural birthing center, an award-winning breast care center and the first robotic surgery program in the state recognized as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation.

Physical Therapist Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • The Physical Therapist is responsible for organizing and conducting medically prescribed physical therapy treatment to individuals with developmental, physical, cognitive and/or emotional impairments, disabilities and/or handicaps to assist in reaching optimal function within their physical limitations.
  • Performs physical therapy assessment procedures utilizing techniques consistent with the patient's diagnosis.
  • Develops individualized treatment plan based on evaluation findings.
  • Provides detailed and concise documentation of evaluation, treatment, interim reports, and discharge evaluations within departmental timelines.
  • Provides all necessary documentation required for on-going patient care.  

Physical Therapist Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited institution
  • Desired: Master's Degree or Doctorate in Physical Therapy
  • No directly related experience needed, one (1) year related experience desired
  • Therapist with a focus in treatment of orthopedic patients preferred
  • Current Licensure or licensure eligible in Physical Therapy in State of NM
  • Current CPR
  • Ability to communicate effectively and finish tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to follow oral and written instruction and established procedures

Why Lovelace Women's Hospital?

  • Robotic surgery program named a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation
  • Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Breast Centers since 2015
  • 2016-2018 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety
  • Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to work 2008 - 2017

To be immediately considered for this Physical Therapist job, or further questions, contact Melissa at melissa.phillips@lovelace.com. Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.


Seeking Full Time Physical Therapist in Santa Fe

Eldorado Physical Therapy is a privately owned, neighborhood physical therapy clinic. Our mission is to provide exceptional services in a friendly environment. Our cohesive staff works together as a team to create a supportive workplace to enhance your skills.

We would like a dynamic, team player who is interested in learning and has excellent people skills. We offer full a full benefits package with salary based on experience. Santa Fe is an active community with many returning clients. We can offer a flexible work schedule to meet your needs.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Based on experience

Visit our website to learn more about our growing practice. Interested applicants can contact Eldorado Physical Therapy at 505-466-2500 or eldoradoptsf@gmail.com  


Seeking Physical Therapist in Roswell

Elite Medical New Mexico is seeking a full or part-time physical therapist to work at their primary care clinic in Roswell, NM. Minimum 2-3 days a week(M-F) Schedule flexible. Lodging provided for the right applicant.

  • Must have Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy, Masters preferred
  • Must be licensed to practice in New Mexico
  • Spanish speaker preferred
  • 1-3 years experience preferred

Please direct any questions, or send resume with cover letter to elitemedicalnm@gmail.com 


Presbyterian Healthcare Services is hiring Physical Therapists

Presbyterian exists to improve the health of the patients, members, and communities we serve. We are a locally owned and operated not-for-profit healthcare system know nationally for our extensive experience in integrating healthcare financing and delivery. Presbyterian is the largest private employer in New Mexico. 

We have open Physical Therapist positions at a variety of locations. If you strive to be part of a team that leads the nation in improving health and healthcare, apply and join our team of experienced professionals!

Requirements:

  • At least a bachelors degree in Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy License in New Mexico


Interested applicants can click here to apply through the Presbyterian careers website.


Holy Cross Medical Center seeking a Physical Therapist

 
Position summary:

Per Diem status, 4 hours a week.

Evaluates for, organizes and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy programs/treatments for in-patients and out-patients in a hospital setting to restore function and prevent disability following disease, injury or loss of a body part.  Responsible for helping the patient reach his/her maximum performance and to assume a place in society, while learning to live within the limits of his/her capabilities.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited college or university required.
  • Current Physical Therapist License in the State of New Mexico required.
  • Current CPR is required.
  • 1-3 year’s clinical experience in rehabilitation, or physical therapy, in an acute care facility and/or out-patient therapy setting preferred.


Interested applicants can apply at www.holycrossmedicalcenter.org or contact our Rehab director Kathy Alcon at 575.737.0304


Seeking F/T Physical Therapist in Pagosa Springs, CO

Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy is a privately owned and operated clinic located in Pagosa Springs, CO. We are an upbeat, energetic outpatient facility serving a very diverse clientele with a wide range of injuries from MVA to joint replacements and work comp injuries to cardio/stroke rehab. We are looking for a full time Physical Therapist to join our exceptional team.

This is your opportunity to work and play in beautiful Southwestern Colorado. If you love the outdoors as much as you love being a therapist then this is the place for you. This is more than a career opportunity; it is a complete lifestyle. You will enjoy immediate access to the beautiful San Juan National Forest providing countless opportunities for hiking, camping, skiing/snowboarding, hunting, fishing, or whatever outdoor activity you may enjoy. There aren’t too many places that you can treat your patients while you look out at the Great Divide.

Competitive salary and benefits.

Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy
  • Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Colorado

Please call (970) 731-3303, fax resume to (970) 731-2201, or e-mail to rockymountainpt@yahoo.com 


Seeking Outpatient Physical Therapist in Santa Fe & Pojoaque

Physical Therapy Plus, Inc. is a private outpatient clinic with offices in Los Alamos, Pojoaque and Santa Fe. We approach physical therapy with an eye on individuality, creating a treatment plan that will help the patient recover to their prior level of function, and more importantly, get back to what they love to do. Therapy sessions are casual and fun; you will treat one client per hour, allowing for better communication between the therapist and patient, with the goal of improving overall treatment outcomes.
We are currently looking for a physical therapist to join our team in the Pojoaque and Santa Fe offices. The ideal candidate will be a critical and independent thinker, will have a willingness to learn and collaborate with other therapists, and be an empathetic practitioner who works with a sense of humor.

Qualifications:

  • Current Physical Therapy License in New Mexico
  • Master's degree or higher in Physical Therapy
  • Preferred 3 years of experience, but will consider mentoring a new graduate
  • Energetic, independent Physical Therapist versed in treating a wide variety of conditions
  • Preferred experience with electronic documentation
  • Hours, Pay and Benefits:
  • Full time preferred, but will consider 30+ hours/week
  • Competitive pay
  • Benefits for full time employees: 401K w/ matching after 1 year, health insurance stipend, continuing education assistance/compensation

We treat a mix of mostly orthopedic patients, including post-surgical, geriatrics, back and neck pain; lymphedema and aquatic therapy (will train for lymphedema and aquatics if desired). You will have the freedom to manage your own caseload, and define your work hours as we do not use assistants, techs, or aides. Enjoy your life at work, and at play! Santa Fe is a favorite for those that love the outdoors and the arts. The outdoorsperson can take advantage of year round activities including hiking, camping, skiing, and fishing. For the lovers of art, Santa Fe is home to the Santa Fe Opera House, a wide variety of well-known art galleries, and much more! Come see for yourself all that Santa Fe has to offer: http://ptplusnm.com/ 

Interested applicants should contact Britt Clarkson, Office Manager, at 505-622-3384. Or email resume and cover letter to ptplus@gmail.com 


You're Going to LOVE Lovelace!

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital provides state-of-the-art rehabilitation services for patients recovering from health care conditions such as stroke, brain injury and musculoskeletal disorders. The only rehabilitation hospital in the state accredited in six programs by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital is hiring an Outpatient Physical Therapist 

  • Responsible for organizing and conducting medically prescribed physical therapy treatment to individuals with developmental, physical, cognitive and/or emotional impairments, disabilities and/or handicaps to assist in reaching optimal function within their physical limitations.
  • Adheres to policies, procedures and regulations to ensure compliance and patient safety.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum: Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited institution
  • Desired: Master's Degree or Doctorate of Physical Therapy
  • Ability to communicate effectively and finish tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures.
  • Minimum: No directly related experience
  • Desired: One (1) year related experience
  • Current licensure or licensure eligible in Physical Therapy in state of NM; CPR

Why Lovelace?

  • Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work 2018
  • UNM Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Site of the Year 2017
  • Excellence in Outcomes Award- Orthopedics (Q3 2016) from Focus On Therapeutic Outcomes (FOTO), Inc. for Wyoming, Enchanted Hills, Santa Fe and Jemez rehabilitation clinic
  • Hospital of Choice Award from the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Interested applicants should contact Melissa Phillips, HR Recruiter, at 505-727-8275 or melissa.phillips@lovelace.com 


Seeking Full Time Staff Physical Therapist in Taos

Taos Physical Therapy is PT owned and is a very progressive outpatient practice utilizing evidence based medicine with a team oriented approach and offers the right candidate an opportunity to advance professionally in a continual learning environment. Our practice uses a strong manual therapy emphasis. We value and reward hard work and productivity and offer mentoring and support specialization and advancement. As we grow, the right candidate will have an opportunity to grow with us.

We offer a full benefit package, matching retirement (after one year of employment), 3 weeks paid vacation, 6 paid holidays, a productivity based bonus program and CEU reimbursement. Salary is dependent on qualifications.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to insurance credentialing timeframes it may take up to 4 months from the acceptance of employment offer to the beginning of work. Applicants will need to complete our standard application in addition to submitting a professional resume. A minimum of 3 professional references are required. Prior to employment offers, applicants will need NM Licensure and be able to pass a drug test, background check and credit check.

Taos is a very diverse community with a population of 5,200 but has over a million visitors a year. The result is a small town friendly atmosphere with many cosmopolitan amenities! Taos’ unique community includes the Taos Pueblo, a living World Heritage Site; Kit Carson National Forest and Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area; Taos Ski Valley – offering some of the Nation’s best skiing and snowboarding with three other ski areas within 40 minutes’ drive; the Rio Grande Gorge offering the famous “Taos Box” white water rafting; and rich and deep cultural offerings as a long standing Art Colony which was and is home to many famous artists.

Interested applicants should email their resumes to sara@taosphysicaltherapy.com. Taos Physical Therapy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Seeking Full Time Physical Therapist in Albuqueruqe Outpatient Clinic

Southwest Orthopaedic Physical Therapy is currently transitioning to FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Center, the fastest growing physical therapy company in America, is setting a new benchmark for the highest level of care.

From cutting edge sports medicine and orthopedics, to vestibular and balance retraining, we are the company to accelerate your professional growth. State of the art equipment includes world class ceiling mounted railing system, and proprietary wellness exam technology. Our rapid growth is continually creating leadership opportunities. Competitive salary, lucrative performance based bonus plans, and extensive mentorship, training and continuing education are provided.

We are currently seeking a Full Time Physical Therapist. 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum: Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited institution.
  • Desired: Master’s Degree or Doctorate of Physical Therapy.
  • Current License of Physical Therapy in New Mexico.
  • CPR
  • Effective communication.
  • Finishes tasks in a timely manner.
  • Follows instruction and established procedures.

It's time to be excited about your future. Interested applicatns should contact Kale Isaacson, PT, at kale@swopt.net  


Seeking Full Time Outpatient PT in Farmington

Select Medical is a great company to work for.  Seeking a physical therapist for a small outpatient office: 1 PT, 1 PTA and a front office person with support from our 5-PT clinic in Albuquerque.  We have a great caring environment with corporate backing and training.  Benefits and sign-on bonus are offered.

Job Description and to Apply: https://careers.selectmedical.com/job/SEMEUS10103/Physical-Therapist-Select-Physical-Therapy

Questions can be directed to Jene' Garner, PT, DPT, Multi-Site Center Manager at garnerje@selectmedical.com


Seeking Physical Therapists in Pueblo, Colorado

Parkview Medical Center has current openings for Inpatient and Outpatient Physical Therapists to join our Rehabilitative Services team in Pueblo, CO. Parkview is a 350 bed acute care teaching hospital that is privately owned and governed. We are seeking a Physical Therapist to provide care to patients in a Rehabilitative setting within their scope in our hospital.

Parkview provides a full array of benefits including tuition reimbursement, on- site child care, health insurance, and access to our impressive fitness center.

Physical Therapist Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs either in house or outpatient admissions/assessments, discharge planning, home evaluations
  • Develops and Delegates/Carries out treatment program
  • Has knowledge of Rehab specific concepts/philosophy/techniques
  • Performs appropriate use of Modalities
  • Carries out charting/chart review/ treatment documentation
  • Performs Supervision of PTA’s and aides within our rehabilitative setting
  • Performs Vestibular/Balance, dry needling, IADL FIM scoring

Physical Therapist Job Requirements:

  • Current Colorado Physical Therapist License
  • Dry Needle Certification from American Physical Therapy Association
  • Masters or Doctorate in Physical Therapy
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience required.
  • Physical Therapy experience preferred

Our technology advancements and easy access to care continues to make us a leader in healthcare and the largest employer in Pueblo, CO. Come experience for yourself why we are known for being the best place to practice medicine, work and receive care! If you would like join our incredible team at Parkview Medical Center, follow this link or contact Crystal Apodaca, PT, Rehabilitative Services at (719) 569-5688


Physical Therapist Wanted In Beautiful Scenic Raton, NM

Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy is a privately owned (by two 1998 PT graduates of Creighton University) practice located in the Northeastern corner of New Mexico. We primarily specialize in an outpatient setting but also service the local hospital, nursing home, home health, and work a little bit with the little bits (pediatrics)! This enables us a unique opportunity to establish a large continuum of patient care as well as the development of some pretty solid relationships with our patients. Check out our website at ratonphysicaltherapy.com!

We are looking for a physical therapist with an excellent work ethic who is interested in treating a diverse population of people. We are a tight knit group who operate in a family-like atmosphere. We currently have two PT’s, one PTA, and two techs. We expect a lot out of our employees: solid skills; the desire to learn and grow; a compassionate and caring attitude; decisions based on integrity; a service-oriented mindset; and good baking skills. (Just joking on that last one, but we do like treats)! In return, we do our best to foster our employees growth and health as a therapist but also just as a person in general.

  • Rural setting, friendly atmosphere
  • Competitive pay scale and benefits
  • Diverse patient population and practice opportunities.
  • Well trained, highly motivated staff

Raton is a small town of around 6000 people located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. We are about 20 miles south of the Colorado border which puts us approximately within a three hour drive of the larger cities of Denver, Amarillo, and Albuquerque. We have an abundance of fresh air, blue sky, clean water, and outdoor adventures. We do not have an abundance of people, traffic, pollution, or crime. Check out Raton’s website exploreraton.com for more information about Raton and the area.

You can contact us at the clinic at 575-445-0111 to leave your name and number with our awesome office staff. We will call you back so we can ‘fuss and discuss’ about this position in more detail. Or you can email us directly at tedkampdpt@hotmail.com