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Physical Therapy Assistant - West Chester

Physical Therapy Assistant - West Chester

Job ID 
2017-3880
Company 
Apex Rehab Solutions
Location 
US-PA-West Chester
Posted Date 
10/17/2017
Category 
Rehab Therapy
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
Certification
Experience Needed 
Less than 1 year
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

Exciting opportunity for licensed Physical Therapist Assistant to join integrated care team

 

Full Time - West Chester, Pa

 

 

Industry-leading care provider Apex Rehabilitation Solutions seeks an experienced, licensed Physical Therapist Assistant to join its fast-growing team of therapeutic professionals. This role works hand-in-hand with the onsite physical therapists to devise and carry out treatment plans for residents, including significant hands-on work with the center’s diverse group of elderly clients.

 

Apex Rehabilitation Solutions is a full service provider of rehabilitation therapy and management services in skilled, long-term, and outpatient 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.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

This role requires a dedicated and hardworking professional with deep compassion and desire to help clients succeed in the center and beyond. The Physical Therapist Assistant will be a vital piece of the interdisciplinary team, with responsibilities including:

 

  • Screening new clients/residents and determining the need for intervention, under the supervision of the onsite physical therapists
  • Working with PTs to develop and implement treatment plans
  • Monitoring client progress and reporting findings to senior staff  
  • Aiding in the implementation of an ongoing evaluation/assessment system to ensure care plans are continuously successful
  • Training families and caregivers on personalized in-home care plans
  • Providing in-service education, as needed

Qualifications

The Physical Therapist Assistant will be expected to strive for professional growth through ongoing training and education. All candidates must be graduates of an American Physical Therapy Association-approved program, and have an active state license to practice. Applicants will be expected to display high levels of professional competency and a proven track record of experience, plus the ability to follow written and verbal directions. Some local travel is required, so candidates must also have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

 

 

 

 

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