Physical Therapy Student Program
Concentra’s Clinical Internship Program
Currently, Concentra is affiliated with physical therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy assistant, and occupational therapy assistant programs throughout the United States, and our internship program continues to grow year after year.
Concentra's Therapy Student Program mentors students and interns into therapy professionals who demonstrate excellent clinical skills, communication skills, evidence-based practice management implementation, and leadership potential. The physical therapy internship period is variable in length and may extend from 2 weeks to 12 months. The internship program is offered in conjunction with academic institutions as part of their students' preparation.
Why choose Concentra for a Clinical Internship?
Our students learn to work in an environment that fosters collegial communication with physicians, hands-on treatment of patients, efficient administrative support, and effective use of a patient-empowerment approach to rehabilitation. Many of our therapists are certified clinical instructors by the APTA, and interns will have the opportunity to work with therapists, certified in manual therapy and hand therapy, and credentialed physicians specializing in occupational medicine, urgent care, family practice, orthopedics, and hand surgery. Concentra's diverse musculoskeletal environment develops a strong orthopedic knowledge base that is applicable to all aspects of practice and clinical management.
"I am fortunate to have been given the opportunity to intern as a PT student at Concentra. What separates Concentra from other places is not only the communication between doctors & supporting staff, but also havingthe ability, as a therapist, to assess & treat acute injuries. The desire Concentra staff has to provide the best possible treatment is very apparent & these factors combined are used to yield optimal patient results. Concentra's mission, vision & values are applied to every patient that walks through the door."
The physical therapy student program also offers:
- Access to more than 320 Concentra medical center locations in 40 states, making it easy to receive continuing education in physical and occupational therapy.
- Outpatient orthopedic musculoskeletal patient case load: Students will learn the evaluation and treatment of referrals with real-time, clinical decision-making and autonomous practice.
- Onsite radiology and electronic documentation: Concentra's physical therapy education program also offers access to advanced equipment and technology.
We offer a $50/week stipend for full time students two weeks or greater in duration, and a tuition remission program of $5,000 for three years ($15,000 total) for students who accept a full time position with Concentra upon graduation, and have successfully completed an internship of six weeks or longer.
Working at Concentra
Center Therapy Director Geoff Barnum shares what Concentra's core values mean for him.