Licensed Physical Therapist needed for innovative senior care/rehab center
Full Time - McKeesport
Industry-leading care provider Apex Rehabilitation Solutions seeks an experienced, licensed Physical Therapist to join its fast-growing team of therapeutic professionals. This critical role provides a host of physical therapy services to residents/clients, in-center and in-home, and oversees the success development and implementation of care plans in conjunction with fellow multidisciplinary care team members.
Apex Rehabilitation Solutions is a full service provider of rehabilitation therapy and management services in skilled, long-term, outpatient, and in-home care environments. Highly skilled and experienced physical, occupational, speech, and respiratory therapists work together to ensure that patients return to the highest possible level of function.
The mission of Apex Rehabilitation Solutions is to promote health and wellness for residents. They provide preventative and restorative health services to improve the quality of life of all they serve. They strive to accomplish this mission through the fundamental core values of integrity, dignity, respect, and fun.
Due to the nature of Apex, Physical Therapist applicants must be able to thrive in a team-oriented environment, and be able to integrate therapeutic services in an overarching care plan. Responsibilities include:
Screening new clients/residents and determining the need for PT intervention
Developing and implementing treatment plans, and working in tandem with other onsite care providers to devise comprehensive, integrated wellness programs
Assessing client progress and setting success metrics, in partnership with integrated care teams
Implementing an ongoing evaluation/assessment system to ensure care plans are continuously refined and enhanced
Developing comprehensive in-home care plans based on clients' specific needs, external environments and care givers, then training family/care providers, as needed
Supervising Physical Therapy Assistants, rehab aides and volunteers
Serving as a Clinical Instructor for PT and PTA students, as needed
The resident Physical Therapist is an important piece of Apex's multidisciplinary approach and, as such, requires an experienced, innovative and compassionate professional to carry out diverse duties to the center's aging population. Relevant experience as well as a current license are required. A driver's license and reliable transportation are also required, as this role requires some local travel.