Spark Passion Program
Physical Therapy Central (PT 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 PT Central 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.
The Spark PassionTM Program is available to all therapists within the PT Central and the Confluent Health Family of Companies and includes the following benefits:
Professional Skills Development
Academy of Clinical Excellence
The Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) is PT Central’s and Confluent Health’s program for reward and advancement based on measured changes in expertise. Advanced certifications and degrees are combined with servant leadership achievement to earn points culminating in higher levels of recognition. The program is individually driven, but has close support of personal mentor allowing for higher levels of collaboration.
APTA–Certified Evidence In Motion (EIM) Residency
EIM’s Residency Program at Confluent Health is a post-professional clinical residency that allows a third-year student, or licensed PT, to choose from PT Central or Confluent Health’s family of companies to facilitate the completion of an EIM Residency.
APTA–Certified Evidence In Motion (EIM) Fellowship Scholarships
EIM’s Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship is the hallmark of the physical therapy profession in elevating clinical leadership. The APTA-credentialed / AAOMPT-recognized EIM Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy helps therapists gain the highest level skills in the integration of advanced manual physical therapy techniques, educating students and fellow PT’s, clinic based research, and the business of PT.
PTVille 1 and 2
This is Confluent Health’s Executive Leadership and Development Program for therapists. Participants are chosen based on demonstrated performance, passion, and aptitude in their journey as future leaders of our organization. The course is filled with exciting activities and training that are designed specifically for this group of future leaders. Participants can expect to enhance their business savvy of private practice management.
Family Friendly Benefits
Several benefits can be used to convert some or all of maternity leave to paid leave with extended illness days and non-taxable short-term disability. New mothers can ease the transition back to work receiving full time pay with a reduced work schedule for an additional four (4) weeks. We offer time off with pay for well-baby check-ups during baby’s first year, and the day off with pay for Mom or Dad on baby’s first birthday. Flex Spending Account can be used to pay for childcare expenses tax-free.
Safe Harbor 401K
You’ll be eligible for a 100% match up to 4% of your annual salary, after one year of employment. The Safe Harbor means you are fully vested on day one of your participation.
Incentive Trips for Clinic Leaders
Confluent Health’s 2016 Team Leadership Conference was a 3-day event for clinical team leaders and their significant others in Orlando, Florida, at the Ritz Carlton.
Conscious Leadership Coaching
We are on a continual journey of cultivating our culture at PT Central, Confluent Health and our family companies. The focus is centered around the 10 Commitments of Confluent Culture and the practices that make them come alive.
PT Help for Haiti
After the devastating earthquake in 2010, Larry Benz, Confluent Health’s CEO, delivered physical and occupational therapy to the shattered citizens of the small community. This endeavor has turned into the community’s first permanent physical therapy clinic – The Jacmel Clinic. The PT Central and the Confluent family of clinics still helps to staff the Jacmel clinic with volunteer therapists without using their Paid Time Off.
Confluent Health has partnered with technology company, FitRankings, which provides a digital fitness community for PT Central and Confluent Health employees to connect while providing some friendly competition. We run challenges and competitions for employees throughout the year- just by getting regular exercise, you can win prizes!