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PHOENIX Facility Director in Harleysville Promoted to Director of Clinic Operations

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

(Indiana, PA)-Indiana-based physical therapy provider, PHOENIX Rehabilitation and Health Services, Inc. announces the recent promotion of Rhonda Alderfer, PT, MS, to the position of Director of Clinic Operations for the company headquartered at 520 Philadelphia Street in Indiana, PA. 

A local resident of Skippack, Alderfer has worked as the Facility Director/Physical Therapist for PHOENIX's Harleysville outpatient office for the past nine years.  Having played an integral role in establishing the clinical reputation in Harleysville, she will transition into this new position on the heels of her successful business model and turn her focus toward the guidance of a subset of PHOENIX outpatient centers, leading them to greater success in both business and clinical outcomes.  Alderfer feels that her 11 years as a practicing physical therapist will enable her to be effective in this new position and states, "I have enjoyed working as the treating (physical) therapist with PHOENIX Rehabilitation and I look forward to using my years of clinical experience to step up to this new role in management.  Effective rehabilitation is an integral part to quality health care and I feel confident that I will be able to help grow the company and move it into the next generation of physical therapy care."

PHOENIX and Alderfer have chosen Harleysville staff therapist, Natalie Derstine, PT, DPT, to assume the role of Facility Director/Physical Therapist in Harleysville with the confidence that she will uphold the company's tradition of one-on-one personalized patient care.  A graduate of Drexel University, Derstine believes that every patient deserves expert, individualized and compassionate care. Derstine states, "I strive to be a health care resource for both patients and community by being approachable and attentive to all." 

PHOENIX President and CEO, Mr. David Watson adds "We are very pleased to be able to continue our patient-centric care giving approach to the Harleysville community and are proud to promote talented professionals like Rhonda Alderfer and Natalie Derstine to help accomplish milestones in our growth plan."

Alderfer and Derstine will assume their new positions immediately.  For more information or to schedule an appointment in Harleysville, call PHOENIX at (215) 256-6740. As a Direct Access certified facility, a physician referral may not be necessary prior to treatment. Insurance coverage will be verified to avoid unforeseen expenses. Named a finalist as one of Pennsylvania's "Top 100 Best Places to Work" for a second time, PHOENIX Rehabilitation and Health Services, Inc. is a Medicare Certified Rehabilitation Agency providing outpatient rehabilitation services to patients in over 40 Pennsylvania communities including Sellersville, Yardley, Horsham Twp, Royersford, Trooper, Phoenixville and Elverson.  Call 888-644-7747 toll-free or visit for a complete listing of PHOENIX locations. 

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PHOENIX Rehabilitation and Health Services, Inc.
430 Innovation Drive
Blairsville, PA 15717-8096

Phone: 724-343-4060
Toll-Free: 888-644-7747