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Site Supervisor (PT) - Outpatient Rehab

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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network as a Site Supervisor - Physical Therapist (PT)


For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.


In addition to our 200+ bed hospital, the Backus Health System includes numerous off-site locations, including several health centers, and the Backus Outpatient Care Center, also in Norwich. We have additional facilities in Colchester, Pawcatuck, Mystic and Waterford.


Job Summary

We are looking for a physical therapist (PT) leader to join our outpatient team in Norwichtown, CT!

In this leadership position, you will collaborate with motivated and energetic rehabilitation team. Opportunity for continuum of care and best practice creation for different patient populations. In addition, you will have an opportunity to collaborate with the inpatient rehab and Occupational Health departments at Backus Hospital and develop relationships with colleagues in the area. Position reports to Area Manager & Regional Director.

Being located in the same building as many of the referring providers allows for excellent interaction regarding patient care.  The caseload can consist of a wide range of orthopedic cases and specialties: neuro, vestibular, sports medicine, musculoskeletal disorders, osteoporosis, work injury rehab, pain management and more!

Position Description

Position is Monday-Friday with occasional Saturday coverage required, full time, 40 hours/week, with some evenings required until 7pm. This is a treating/management position. In addition to direct patient care responsibilities, position ensures that high quality, cost effective services are delivered in support of the organizations strategic plan, goals and objectives.




As one of the largest rehabilitation providers in the state, we offer a team-oriented structure, a comprehensive continuing education program, an excellent benefits package along with Special Interest Groups that assist with evidence based clinical knowledge, growth opportunities and support within the organization. 


  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401K with excellent company match
  • Extensive Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Company paid short term and long term disability insurance
  • Continuing education and tuition reimbursement
  • Clinical specialty and senior clinician opportunities


We believe in high standards. These standards allow us to bring out the very best in our clients and our staff.


  • Bachelor’s degree in physical, occupational, or speech therapy required, Master’s or DPT preferred. 
  • Licensed in the state of CT as a Physical Therapist (PT), Occupational Therapist (OT) or Speech Therapist (SLP) required.
  • Minimum three (3) years previous experience as a therapist in an outpatient setting required.
  • Demonstrated progressive leadership skills required.  Experience managing and developing employees highly preferred.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint as well as electronic health records and other software applications required.




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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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