WPTA Classifieds

Pediatric Physical Therapist

    Vision Forward Association , 912 North Hawley Road, Milwaukee, Wi
posted: August 27, 2015

Position:  Physical Therapist                                                           Start Date:  ASAP

Pay Range: Commensurate w/Experience                              Hours: Part-time or Per-diem

Job Summary:  Under the supervision of the Therapy Manager, the Physical Therapist is responsible for providing services which includes; providing direct patient care, assessing medical condition, functional capabilities, limitations and restrictions and potential for progress.  The Physical therapist will evaluate and administer a treatment plan under the direction of the child’s physician.  The PT will set specific goals determined according to the child’s capacity and family desires.  The goals must be set in relation to each child’s developmental expectations to promote achievement. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

1. Analyzes the condition of the infant/child to determine the best treatment to be applied within alignment of American Physical Therapy Association’s Standards.

2. Demonstrates knowledge about disorders, visual conditions, difficulties and restrictions to be able to communicate/ coach families and provide highest level of treatment to facilitate improvement.

3. Formulates a creative approach working closely with the Teachers of the Visually Impaired and Orientation and Mobility specialist to adapt treatment and modify activities specific to the visual condition of each child.

4. Fosters progression of developmental skills, the use of compensation techniques and/or adaptive equipment as needed as well as being able to adapt the environment to promote independence and success during functional activities.

5. Provides assessment and treatment in the following areas: Gross motor skills, balance/coordination, strengthening/endurance, functional mobility/motor planning, visual motor skills, inhibition of tone, increasing active range of motion and muscle symmetry, equipment/orthotic assessment.

6. Utilizes clinical observation, along with standardized evaluations and parent interview to complete an evaluation and treatment plan for each child with developmentally appropriate measureable goals.

7. Completes evaluations, plan of cares, prior authorizations and letters of medical necessity in accordance with Vision Forward’s documentation policy.

8. Communicates effectively with parents and team members during IFSP meetings.  Listens to family member’s wants and needs to assist in formulating appropriate progression of goals.

9. Provides treatment within a child’s natural environment (home, day care etc), or as part of Vision Forwards in-center program or outpatient program.

10. Monitors child’s progress with regard to IFSP goals and on-going treatment plan updating goals and home program to reflect progress.

11. Provides ongoing contact with families, team and physicians as necessary to ensure the child’s fullest development.

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

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

14. Complies with federal HIPAA regulations and policies for the privacy and security     of client information; explains the law and Vision Forward’s privacy policy to clients as needed.

15. Complies with the American Physical Therapy Associations professional code of ethical conduct.

16. Perform other duties as assigned.

We offer:

A supportive team environment

Family friendly atmosphere

Competitive salary

Flexible schedule


1. Doctorate degree in physical therapy (Masters in accordance with APTA) and a current Wisconsin state license.

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

3. Experience in outpatient setting preferred.

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

5. Ability to write and read reports.

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

7. Enthusiastic and nurturing to foster trust and cooperation of child while directly involving family members for support.

8. Must always represent Vision Forward in a professional, respectful and courteous manner.

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

10.Accepts and supports Vision Forward’s mission.

Send resume and cover letter by September 8th:

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: 912 North Hawley Road, Milwaukee, Wi
Contact: Jacque Cline Email: jcline@vision-forward.org
Phone: 414-615-0101 FAX: 414-256-8744
Web Site: vision-forward.org

Physical Therapist

    Ministry Door County Medical Center , Sturgeon Bay, Wi
posted: August 12, 2015

Physical Therapy

Ministry Door County Medical Center, a critical access facility in northeast Wisconsin, has served the health care needs of the Sturgeon Bay/Door County area since 1943. The hospital offers a full range of acute care services and specialties, as well as a skilled nursing facility for long-term care and rehabilitation services. Three-fourths of the organization's business is comprised of clinical and outpatient services and reaches out to locations throughout Door County and northern Kewaunee County.  Some key services include cardiac rehabilitation, a cancer/radiation oncology treatment center, comprehensive diagnostics, physical, occupational and speech therapy centers, respiratory care/rehab/sleep disorders center, a new outpatient surgical center, emergency/urgent care services and new units for medical/surgical care, ICU and the birthing center.


Physical Therapy Opportunities in:

- Out-patient

-Acute Care

- Skilled Nursing Facility

- Home Health

-Work Site Programming


**In addition to our 3 free standing out-patient rehab centers, we provide rehab services to the hospital, women's center, skilled nursing facilities, a home health agency, area school systems, and birth to three.


Company: Ministry Door County Medical Center
Location: Sturgeon Bay, Wi
Contact: Kenlyn Kibler Email: kenlyn.kibler@ministryhealth.org
Phone: 920-746-3702 FAX: 920-746-3561

Physical Therapist – Woodruff, Wisconsin

    Marshfield Clinic , Woodruff, Wi
posted: August 12, 2015

Join Marshfield Clinic, one of the largest patient care, research and education systems in the United States! Our Physical Therapy department offers a comprehensive physical rehabilitation program encompassing a wide variety of therapeutic services, highly specialized staff, and state-of-the-art diagnostic and rehabilitative equipment.


Marshfield Clinic Woodruff Center offers comprehensive care for spine and joint needs as well as physical activity.


Working at Marshfield Clinic, you will enjoy the following benefits:

•      A low cost of living within clean, safe environments

•      Stable communities and short commutes

•      Outstanding schools and affordable housing

•      Plenty of recreational activities for all four seasons

•      Employer-funded Retirement

•      Comprehensive Benefits Package

•      Generous Paid Time Off


Woodruff, Wisconsin, Oneida County, is home to about 2,055 residents (circ: 2010) and is neighbors to Minocqua, Wisconsin. Best known as Northern Wisconsin’s Lake Country, Woodruff is part of the Lakeland area, considered to have one of the largest concentrations of fresh water bodies in the world.


For more information, or to apply online, please access our website at www.marshfieldclinic.org/careers

Reference Job# MC150587.


You may apply directly through:



Marshfield Clinic

1000 N. Oak Avenue

Marshfield, WI 54449


Marshfield Clinic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company: Marshfield Clinic
Location: Woodruff, Wi
Contact: Kathy Mitchell Email: Mitchell.Kathy@lakeviewmedical.org
Phone: NA    
Web Site: www.marshfieldclinic.org/careers

Physical Therapist

    Adoray Home Health & Hospice , Baldwin, Wisconsin/home Office
posted: August 01, 2015

Adoray Home Health & Hospice has been in existence since 1995. Adoray Home Health and Hospice, a not-for-profit organization, is located in Baldwin, Wisconsin  just 45 minutes east of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area and 40 miles west of Eau Claire, Wisconsin at exit 19 along I-94.  We are a Home Health & Hospice organization providing health services to our patients in  the counties of Saint Croix, Pierce, Western Dunn, Polk, Burnett,  and Barron.   We have approximately 300+ volunteers and over 80 employees who work as Field Clinicians, Office Staff, and Treasure’s Store employees.  Nearly half of our staff possess over 4 years  of commitment & service to our mission!  Many companies may talk about their culture and how wonderful it is but the proof is in the tenure!   We hope you will contact us soon to discuss a rewarding career opportunity!

JOB SUMMARY: The Adoray Physical Therapist organizes and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy services and occasionally acts as a case manager.  The Physical Therapist is responsible for providing skilled physical therapy services and teaching to patients and their families in their place of residence.  The Physical Therapist is responsible for ensuring the physician’s orders are carried out on a timely basis, coordinating with other disciplines involved in the patient’s care, on a regular basis.  The Physical Therapist completes all necessary documentation and participates in other activities as assigned.

1.Graduate of a Physical Therapy program with curriculum approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or equivalent (as outlined in the Federal Register defining qualifications).
2.Minimum of two years of clinical experience preferred.
3.Current Wisconsin Physical Therapist license required, and Minnesota preferred.
4.Current Wisconsin driver's license.
5.Excellent communication skills.
6.Working knowledge of community resources.
7.Working knowledge of Hospice and Home Health.
8.Ability to work autonomously and make independent judgments.
9.Ability to creatively problem solve.
10.Evidence of attendance of hospice training class or willingness to attend.
11.Basic computer skills.

Supervision: Clinical therapy coordination and supervision received from Therapy Coordinator, with additional oversight from Home Health & Hospice Managers and Administrator as appropriate.  Performance measured by direct observation, communication, patient outcomes, document reviews, payment denials, supervisory home visits, patient/family communication.


Company: Adoray Home Health & Hospice
Location: Baldwin, Wisconsin/home Office
Contact: Teresa Harrington, Hr Director Email: t.harrington@adorayhomecare.org
Phone: 715-684-5020 FAX: 715-688-4444
Web Site: www.adoray.org

Physical Therapist

    Athletico , Kenosha
posted: July 29, 2015

Athletico Physical Therapy provides the highest quality orthopedic rehabilitation services to communities, employers and athletes, with over 330 locations throughout eight states. To demonstrate our commitment to both our patients and referring physicians, we measure functional patient outcomes and patient satisfaction with national data comparison using a third-party outcomes system. Our services include physical and occupational/hand therapy, work rehabilitation, women’s health therapy, pediatric physical therapy, concussion management and athletic training. For more information, please visit www.athletico.com.

Come join Athletico and our commitment to clinical excellence!

Athletico’s focus is very simple. We focus on:
•Listening to our staff and their feedback on making our company better
•Consistency with your patient’s schedule, even better yet- you manage your own schedule!
•Creating opportunities for advancement through staff development, mentorship and education
•Growth that is driven internally and encourages staff participation
•Career satisfaction
•Evidence based outcome studies vs. diagnosis codes
•Open Communication, teamwork and cooperation
•A family friendly work environment
•Following policies and procedures in an ethical and professional manner
•Putting the interests of our patients and staff first

Athletico is looking for dedicated and compassionate Physical Therapists to provide a hands-on approach to rehabilitation. Our PT’s plan, implement and evaluate patient care programs designed to increase, maintain or restore function, minimize or prevent disability, and assist patients in reaching their maximum performance levels. We utilize state of the art equipment to ensure the best possible recovery. 

Our reputation for understanding and treating each patient’s individual needs and our reputation for world-class service has lead to the expansion of our services as well as fitness and performance programs to various professional, semi-professional, college, high school, and club athletes. Our clinicians work with US Soccer, Chicago Bears (NFL), Chicago Blackhawks (NHL), Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago White Sox (MLB), The BigTen, University of Illinois, Northwestern University, Illinois PGA, Chicago District Golf Association, the Joffrey Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance and many more.

Clinicians have the opportunity to find their niche, pursue their professional interest, improve their skills, and customize their career path in the following areas:
•Work Rehabilitation
•Women’s Heath Therapy
•Pediatric Physical Therapy
•Vestibular Rehabilitation
•Video Gait Analysis
•Video Throwing Analysis
•Performing Arts Rehabilitation
•Gymnastics and Cheerleading

New Grads and experienced Physical Therapists encouraged to apply!

Come join a fun and flexible environment! We give you the tools and opportunities you want to reach your goals (i.e. Orthopedic Clinical Residency Program, implementation of Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. (FOTO®) at all clinics, In-House CEU's, outside CEU's, Mentorship, generous paid time off, 401K enrollment upon hire, etc). We encourage our potential candidates to research our company not only through our website but also through social media outlets such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and our blog.

To apply, please visit our website www.athletico.com and apply under career opportunities. 

Key Words: PT, Sports Clinical Specialist, Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Physical Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Training, Integrative, Elite, Sports Medicine, Sports Injuries, Sports PT, Athletes, Mentoring, Certified Strength and Conditions Specialist, Athletic Trainer, Outpatient Orthopedic, Continuing Education, Measuring Patient Outcomes.

To apply please visit our website at www.athletico.com and apply under Careers – Career Opportunities 

Company: Athletico
Location: Kenosha
Contact: Sarah Floriano Email: sarah.floriano@athletico.com
Phone: NA    
Web Site: www.athletico.com

Assistant Professor And Clinical Assistant Professor

    University Of Wisconsin-la Crosse , La Crosse, Wi
posted: July 01, 2015

The Physical Therapy Program at University of Wisconsin – La Crosse invites qualified persons to apply for two faculty positions:  1). full-time, 9-month tenure track assistant professor position available August 2016 or 2). full-time, 9-month instructional academic staff, clinical assistant professor position available January 2016.  New or established educator with teaching experience and scholarly agenda to complement the existing faculty is desired.  Areas of program need include the following:  Adult Neurophysiological Management and/or Pediatric Management, Acute Care, Health and Wellness, or Ethics. 

Tenure Track Required Criteria:  The successful candidate must:

1.  be licensed or eligible to practice physical therapy in Wisconsin

2.  have a terminal scholarly degree or near completion of degree (PhD, DSc, EdD, or equivalent)

3.  have a minimum of three years of experience as a practicing clinician

4.  demonstrate proficiency in higher education

5.  demonstrate ability to establish a program of scholarship

Tenure Track Desired Criteria:  The successful candidate should:

1.  demonstrate expertise in identified program needs 

2.  possess content specific knowledge related to physical therapy practice complementing existing Physical Therapy faculty

3.  demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with a variety of professionals within the university setting or clinical settings

4.  demonstrate ability to present a positive and professional attitude when dealing with students, clinical staff, patients, and local community and the national professional community

5.  possess excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, organizational and time management skills

6.  have a developing line of scholarly inquiry within the scope of rehabilitation science

7.  possess excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, and time management skills

Clinical Track Required Criteria:  The successful candidate must:

1.  be licensed or eligible to practice physical therapy in Wisconsin

2.  have a doctoral degree (DPT or equivalent) or the ability to complete degree within a prescribed time

3.  have a minimum of three years of experience as a practicing clinician

4.  demonstrate proficiency in in higher education

5.  have the ability to participate in scholarly activity

Clinical Track Desired Criteria:  The successful candidate should:

1.  demonstrate expertise in identified program needs

2.  demonstrate clinical expertise (ie, board certification, residency or other advanced clinical certifications)

3.  demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with a variety of professionals within the university setting or clinical settings

4.  demonstrate ability to present a positive and professional attitude when dealing with students, clinical staff, patients, and local community and the national professional community

5.  possess excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, organizational and time management skills

6.  possess skills in computer applications necessary for teaching

7.  have experience as a clinical educator

The Physical Therapy Program is part of the Department of Health Professions which includes Medical Dosimetry, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Radiation Therapy. Our program consists of 11 dynamic core faculty and a strong complement of adjunct faculty.  We are committed to mentoring new faculty in teaching and scholarship.  The department is located in the College of Science and Health.

The Physical Therapy Program is housed in the Health Science Center (HSC), recognized for its spacious, well-appointed teaching labs, classrooms, and established biomechanics, human performance, and anatomy laboratories.  Our physical therapy program has strong alliances with national, regional, and local medical centers and practices. The program is proud to support the La Crosse Institute of Movement Science (LIMS) and the Gundersen Sports Medicine Residency Program.

This position will be open until filled with a first review date of September 15, 2015.  If you have any questions about this position, please contact John Greany, Ph.D, PT / Search Committee Chair, at jgreany@uwlax.edu or 608-785-8461.

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



Company: University Of Wisconsin-la Crosse
Location: La Crosse, Wi
Contact: Shauna Salow Email: ssalow@uwlax.edu
Phone: 608-785-8474 FAX: 608-785-8460
Web Site: employment.uwlax.edu/