Therapy Careers

About UnityPoint Health – Meriter Therapies

UnityPoint Health – Meriter has been providing high quality rehabilitation services to the greater Madison community for over 35 years.

Whether seeking therapy as a result of an injury, surgery, developmental delay, or any other condition, our highly skilled therapy team works to achieve optimal patient outcomes and satisfaction throughout the continuum of care.

Currently, we offer seven locations with specialty-trained therapists providing skilled evaluation and treatment interventions. Interventions are performed in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient settings to adults and children of all ages, including infants in the NICU.

Our Therapy Team

Our Therapy team includes Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech Language-Pathologists, as well as Physical Therapist Assistants and Occupational Therapist Assistants. Members of this team utilize their respective skill sets to evaluate and/or treat impairments and functional limitations that hinder an individual's ability to reach their desired and/or maximal level of functional performance in a variety of areas.

Physical Therapy: Physical Therapists utilize their skill set to reduce pain, enhance or restore function, prevent disability, and promote healthier lifestyles. We have areas of expertise in spine, orthopedics, women's health, pelvic floor, neurological conditions, sports medicine, and industrial rehabilitation.

Occupational Therapy: Occupational Therapists utilize their skill set to foster an individual's ability to return to the "work of daily living". Additionally, Meriter also employs numerous Certified Hand Therapists who have advanced training in the evaluation and treatment of hand and upper extremity concerns.

Speech Language Pathology: Speech Language Pathologists use their skill set to evaluate and treat individuals who have difficulty communicating and/or swallowing.

The Meriter Advantage

The Meriter Therapy team is dedicated to providing exceptional care and quality to both inpatients and outpatients to afford our patients the greatest opportunity for independence and health. Working closely with the dedicated and skilled therapists is a talented team of reception staff, aides, supervisors, and managers all working to optimize the patient experience. As a team, we value and utilize interdisciplinary relationships to generate and execute a unique and effective care plan for each patient based on their individual needs.

In addition to offering exceptional care to our patients, our team is proud to offer licensed therapy staff an opportunity to control their own career development through our career ladder program. By participating in the career ladder program, clinicians have the ability to control their own career development and advancement. Through this program, practitioners complete a clinical portfolio and have the opportunity to progress to level II or level III practitioners.

Meriter is also pleased to offer flexible, per diem, positions to qualified applicants. These positions may be in the inpatient and/or outpatient setting and allow individuals the chance determine a schedule and opportunity most appropriate to them. In addition to flexible scheduling, these positions may also include a stipend above and beyond the standard base rate of pay for the practitioner.

How to Apply

If you would like to search our available opportunities and apply to open positions, please visit the search page of our Meriter Career Center.

All Therapy positions require valid State of Wisconsin licensure (PT, OT, SLP). Out-of-state and new graduates must be eligible for state licensure.