Physical Therapist (5k Sign-On)
Located in historic Elk City, OK, Physical Therapy Central is a physical therapist-owned practice currently seeking a FULL TIME PHYSICAL THERAPIST to join our close-knit, dedicated team of outpatient orthopedic therapy professionals. With a tremendous clinic support staff, this work family environment is very active and well thought of in the community.
This position offers a $5k Sign-On bonus and the potential for a full funded Evidence In Motion Residency!
Our treatment emphasis is on Ortho/Manual PT skills in a modern outpatient facility. Step inside this location and you'll feel it: a culture of care, compassion, and human connection. We create an environment where our teammates identify their strengths, turn them into performance, and work in their greatness. Our emphasis on teamwork, leadership, and humility allows us to partner with and develop the best people!
All of our clinics serve as Academic Teaching Centers for the Evidence In Motion advanced training programs, such as Orthopaedic, Sports, and Neurologic Residencies, Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship, and an Executive Program. We offer employer paid Residency Programs and foster clinical excellence with board specialty tracks, certification programs and our proprietary “Called to Care” continuing education.
More about Elk City:
Elk City's vibrant downtown shopping district boasts everything from rustic cowboy decor to boutiques showcasing the latest in fashion. For entertainment, Elk City hosts plenty of events every year, from the Southwest Farm and Home Expo in April, to the annual PRCA Rodeo of Champions on Labor Day weekend, to the Fall Festival in September featuring the best in arts and crafts. Additionally, the largest Christmas light display in Southwest Oklahoma, Christmas in the Park, brings back old fashioned family traditions with train rides on the candy cane express, old fashioned horse-drawn carriage rides, light tours and of course, kids of all ages enjoy riding the Centennial Carousel.
Elk City also houses a variety of museums including the National Route 66 Museum, Old Town Complex and the one-of-a-kind Transportation Museum, which gives a great education in the history of how automobiles, trains and plains impacted travel in the United States.
Elk City has always been a shining example of “Western Hospitality”. It comes naturally when you come from a proud, pioneering history combined with a quality of life that makes Elk City an ideal place to live and work.
Physical Therapy Central's comprehensive benefits and competitive pay, along with unlimited opportunities, create an environment where physical therapists can thrive!
Apply today or Contact [email protected] for more information.
Clinic Director - Dale Boren - Profile:
Dale was born and raised in NW Oklahoma in the small town of Camargo. He went to Leedey High School where he loved the outdoors and playing baseball for the Mighty Bison who went to 6 State Tournaments. Following high school, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, OK in 2002. He furthered his education by earning a Master of Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2005. Dale graduated with distinction at the top of his class and was inducted into the Alpha Eta Honor Society.
Following nominations from the faculty at OUHSC, Dale was awarded the prestigious Mary McMillan Scholarship Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in 2005. The Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association (OPTA) awarded Dale with the Clinical Education Excellence Award from Langston University in 2009 for providing excellence in clinical instruction to physical therapy students.
Dale’s physical therapy interests include outpatient orthopedics, sports injuries, spinal dysfunction, manual therapy including dry needling, and he enjoys volunteering for sporting events for athletes with disabilities. He is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OCS) through the APTA. He is currently an active member of both the APTA and the OPTA, and he is currently a member of the private practice and orthopedic sections of the APTA. Dale has completed Levels I and II of the manual therapy certification through the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). Dale’s next endeavor is to begin a combined Transitional Doctorate (t-DPT) in Physical Therapy and certification through the Executive Program in Private Practice Management through Evidence in Motion.
Dale currently resides in Leedey, OK with his wife Christa and their three sons: Aidyn, Hudsyn, and Holdyn. The Borens enjoy spending time together outdoors, where their boys like going to the park, getting wet, or looking for animals at the farm. When Dale and Christa get time to themselves, they enjoy going out to dinner and a movie. In the fall, they enjoy hitting the woods to go deer hunting, where Christa usually shows her husband up!
Dale would like for his clients to know that he brings small town values to the clinic daily. He is compassionate about physical therapy and his clients, and he will go above and beyond to assist his clients in the attainment of their personal and functional goals.
- Graduate of Accredited Physical Therapy Program, licensed or eligible for licensure in State of Oklahoma.
- Strong Manual Therapy and Clinical Reasoning Skills.
- Desire to be a part of a Team that emphasizes a service-based culture of excellence and life-long learning.
- Truly enjoys the work of helping others, in an environment that is fun and rewarding.
Physical Therapy Central, part of the Confluent Health Family of Companies, is committed to developing strong independent physical therapists practicing in their local communities, meeting the needs of their friends and families. Our physical therapists have a variety of options to spark their passion for helping patients. Recent graduates and experienced physical therapists alike are encouraged to take advantage of programs developed to cultivate physical therapists in achieving their best life, both professionally and personally. The interconnection and cross-pollination between PTC and Confluent Health therapists across the country is unique. Our therapists are exposed to researchers who know how to put evidence into actual practice and clinical settings where learning and growth can happen risk-free.
Equal Opportunity Employer