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Physical Therapist - PT

Physical Therapist - PT

Job ID 
Regular Full-Time
Location Name 
Diversicare Therapy Services - Canterbury Healthcare
1720 Knowles Rd
US-AL-Phenix City

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Interested in a $5,000 sign-on bonus? Apply today for this position! 

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to Ashley Gilliard at AGilliard@DVCR.com or call 256.933.0002. You may also fax your resume to Ashley Gilliard at 615.915.6927.



Diversicare is a premier provider of post-acute healthcare services with a strong legacy of quality care. We strive to foster a culture of transparency, support, and innovation. Our Mission is to improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations. We are proud to provide work/life integration for our team members and offer a comprehensive benefits package.

Diversicare operates 76 centers in ten states primarily in the Midwest, Southeast and Southwest. As direct caregivers, you will play an instrumental role in taking exceptional care of our patients and residents, our most important responsibility. We are seeking compassionate caregivers to assist our patients and residents with activities of daily living. We are committed to providing a supportive and collaborative work environment for our team members. A qualified candidate is responsible for all key accountabilities in a manner that is reflective of Diversicare’s Mission and Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork, and Stewardship. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients and residents you serve, Diversicare is the place for you.

As a Physical Therapist you will provide patient/resident assessment, care planning, direct treatment and consultation to a general rehab caseload. You will participates in the clinical team process and provide teaching and training to care giver staff. You will be involved in clinical program development while supervising licensed assistants, rehab technicians, aides, and students as required.


  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy and Professional Licensure where required by state law; two years clinical experience preferred.
  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to utilize independent and effective clinical judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact effectively with all levels of staff and customers.
  • Utilizes effective time management skills.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Must have the ability to lead and motivate subordinates.
  • Ability to drive and have a current state driver’s license.

Diversicare Therapy Services offers a comprehensive employee benefit package including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Short and long term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with matching contribution
  • Vacation, holiday, and sick time accruals
  • Continuing education and licensure reimbursement