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Find the best of both worlds with work/life balance. Orthopedic manual physical therapy clinic seeking a full-time (or possibly part-time) therapist, 32-37 hours/week, competitive salary, medical/dental insurance, 401K, PTO, one on one care with no aides or techs to supervise, solid continuing education allowance and licensure reimbursement. Residency and fellowship trained orthopedic manual therapy staff to mentor and collaborate with.


Here at Optimum, we stand for: encouraging, equipping, and empowering our community into wellness.

We are looking for outgoing, team-oriented, and committed physical therapists and team leaders who want to be a part of something larger than themselves. We seek future leaders and community-minded individuals who can appreciate the mentoring and leadership development opportunities we offer. If this speaks to you on any level, shoot us an email or give us a call. We would love to get to know you!

Here are just some of the benefits of working at Optimum:

  • We are the premier PT private practice in Ketchikan and are constantly growing
  • Student loan forgiveness for qualifying candidates
  • Our team culture
  • 1 on 1 patient visits
  • Opportunity for training and certifications in musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) and electromyography (EMG)
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Student loan repayment bonus
  • Competitive salary with bonus incentives
  • SIMPLE IRA with 3% match for qualifying tenure after 1 year
  • Medical insurance premium reimbursement (QSEHRA)

Learn more about us by checking out our website below. Click on the Employment tab to be taken to our job postings.


Hiring Now for a Physical Therapist (Pediatric/Generalist) at South Peninsula Hospital. We have an opening for a multi-talented PT with skills and comfort in treating primarily Pediatric outpatients 0-18 years, Acute Care, and general inpatient/outpatient adult rehabilitation according to the professional standards of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Applicant should be experienced and comfortable with a wide variety of Pediatric diagnoses, in addition to AC inpatient therapy, rehab, orthopedic outpatient and neuro settings. Additional experience in other settings a bonus.

The Physical Therapist position requires a degree from an accredited university recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association. One or two years of experience is preferred but will consider new graduates. Current Alaska Physical Therapy license and C.P.R. certification are mandatory.

STARTING WAGE: $45.15/hr (<1 year of experience) – $47.21/hr (3 years of experience) and up. Pay is higher with more years of experience.

Excellent benefits! Medical/dental/vision insurance, $2K annual HRA, 403b retirement plan, $500 annual Health & Wellness reimbursement, student loan assistance, tuition reimbursement, and a relocation bonus.

South Peninsula Hospital is rated a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital. Work, play, and live in beautiful Homer, Alaska, on stunning Kachemak Bay! Wonderful quality of life in Homer – friendly people, quality public schools, comprehensive health and wellness care, a vibrant art community, amazing restaurants and world class recreational opportunities – hiking, fishing, kayaking, boating, sightseeing and much more!

To view our current jobs list or to apply, please visit


Clinic Name:  Excel Physical Therapy 
Position:  Physical Therapist 
Clinic location: Wasilla, Alaska
Experience: One to Two Years Preferably; New Graduates Welcomed    
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Perks:  Sign-On Bonus and or Relocation Assistance; Therapist Incentive Program

We Are Seeking:

Excel Physical Therapy is seeking an energetic, skilled, and customer-focused Physical Therapist to join their team of best-in-class therapists at their Wasilla clinic location immediately. In this role, you will have the opportunity to positively shape healthcare in your community through high-quality patient care and positive employee engagement.

Company Perks:

  • Competitive salary plus sign-on bonus and or relocation assistance
  • Therapist Incentive Program – weekly bonus system
  • Excellent benefits package, including 401k, health, dental, generous Paid Time Off and more
  • Continuing education
  • Multiple opportunities for professional development, specialization, and leadership
  • Professional development courses
  • Clinical mentorship
  • Corporate discount plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • New graduate mentoring and onboarding available
  • Family-friendly work environment
  • Investment from a company that wants you to succeed and thrive


  • Outpatient orthopedic experience with manual based skills
  • A physical therapist currently licensed in the state of Alaska preferred
  • Excellent patient care and communication skills with the ability to multitask while providing an exceptional experience for anyone that enters the clinic
  • A passion for physical therapy and patient care
  • The mindset and determination to emotionally invest and meet all your work goals
  • Outgoing and energetic personality. Most importantly – you need to have FUN while you work!

About Excel Physical Therapy:

Established in 1998, Excel Physical Therapy is an outpatient physical therapy and rehabilitation practice that specializes in orthopedic and sports injuries with two locations in Wasilla and Palmer. We provide the highest quality of care in a friendly and encouraging environment. Our treatment is based on state-of-the-art medical technology along with hands-on care. Our proven manual treatment techniques combined with modern equipment yields optimal results.  Come join our caring team of professionals!


The School of Allied Health (SAH), College of Health (COH), University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is seeking application for a Program Director of the Physical Therapist Assistant education program. This is a full-time, term, appointment, commencing in August 2022, at the rank of Term Assistant Professor. The appointment period is nine months, from August to May, each academic year.

This position is responsible for didactic and laboratory instruction in any of the following areas as needed by the essential department, e.g., pathology, tests and measures, documentation, health care communication, among other potential courses. Direct student learning and assessing student progress in achieving the requirements of the program in the appropriate learning domains. Teach up to 24-27 workload units per 9-month contract; courses may be delivered as face-to-face, online or hybrid. Contribute to the improvement of the department, college, university, and community through active involvement in committee work. Maintain office hours according to contractual guidelines. Write and update course syllabi, and assist with curriculum review, revision, and development. Maintain departmental integrity of student records. Maintain program learning outcomes, assessment, and curriculum as required by the university and external accreditation body. Coordinate and ensure adherence to national accreditation standards. Engage in professional development in the field of physical therapy, adult education, and online instruction. Attend department meetings and engage in continuous quality improvement. Work effectively and collaboratively within the scope of the University of Alaska mission with a diverse student population and university staff.

The SAH seeks an individual who will work in a collaborative/interdisciplinary teaching environment in the delivery of Allied Health courses within the UAA Physical Therapist Assistant program. The faculty member appointed to this position will provide advising to prospective and current PTA students, didactic and laboratory education to students enrolled in the PTA program. The program director will be responsible for the structure as well as the daily operation of the program, including organization, administration, periodic review and evaluation, continued development, and general effectiveness of program curricula. This position supports the University of Alaska bipartite mission of performing teaching and service.

UAA is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. We especially encourage applications from candidates who reflect the increasing diversity present in our community and student body. UAA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected status.

Submit a cover letter to include a description of previous activities representing and working with members of underrepresented groups; curriculum vitae/resume; statement of inclusion and equity for mentoring, advising, and teaching diverse student population; copy of transcript verifying highest degree; copy of current ARPTA certification; copy of current BLS certification; names and contact information for three professional references; and any additional supplemental documents to support your application to

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: