CovalentCareers Launches Intelligent Job Matching Platform for Rehab Professionals Launches Intelligent Job Matching Platform for Rehab Professionals

HR technology company releases the industry’s first intelligent job matching platform.


San Diego, CA – CovalentCareers, Inc., a California-based HR technology startup, is following its successful product launch in eye care with a release of what the tech company describes as “CovalentCareers 2.0” for rehab professionals. is the first intelligent job matching platform, differentiating itself from traditional “job boards” by using advanced technologies to improve the efficiency of healthcare job search.

“Our platform has quickly become the #1 choice for eye care professionals due to the ease at which our users are finding jobs,” says Dr. Brett Kestenbaum, D.P.T., Co-Founder of CovalentCareers. A physical therapist himself, Dr. Kestenbaum understands that “finding a job can be difficult and time-consuming”, which is why they aim to replicate the ease and efficiency of job search in the rehab industry as the company has done in eye care.

The platform considers the needs of employers and the goals and experience of physical and occupational therapists. The CovalentCareers proprietary algorithm factors length of hiring contract, location, specialty experience, culture fit, plus other unique data points, and then suggests “best fit” matches based on the information provided. Physical Therapist Lauren Parfitt describes the service as an “intuitive LinkedIn that speaks directly to healthcare professionals.”

Rehab is currently one of the fastest growing professions,”with over 220,000 practitioners and a growth rate of nearly 34% by 2024, advancements in traditional healthcare employment processes are critical,” asserts Dr. Matthew Geller  O.D., CEO and Co-Founder of CovalentCareers.  Dr. Geller is confident that “more efficient healthcare hiring will lead to improved patient care.”

CovalentCareers had a waiting list of over 3,000 members to join the beta program, and launched live for rehab professionals Friday, November 11th. For individuals looking to hire or get hired as a physical or occupational therapist, visit
About CovalentCareers, Inc.

CovalentCareers, Inc. is an HR technology startup co-founded in early 2014 by an entrepreneurial team of doctors and developers including Matt Geller O.D., Brett Kestenbaum D.P.T., and Josh Geller. Offering the healthcare industry’s first online job matching tool, the company’s vision is to create “on-demand” employment in healthcare – an industry in dire need of such a service. The startup earned a $2.2 million valuation after receiving a seed round of private equity funding in Q4 of 2014 and has since become the #1 job platform due to its significant advancements in hiring technology.

About Brett Kestenbaum

Brett Kestenbaum
As a physical therapist myself, I understand the general struggles of life after graduation, and the importance of focused attention on our patients. As vice president of New Grad Media, and Head of Growth at, I am afforded the opportunity to connect with thousands of physical therapists around the country. My goal is to improve the accessibility of information and careers for healthcare practitioners. Feel free to message me at any time! Always happy to connect.

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