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  • Physical Therapy Assistant - Ebensburg and Altoona

    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/9/2019 2:05 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-5559
    Company
    Apex Rehab Solutions
    Location
    US-PA-Altoona
    Category
    Rehab Therapy
    Type
    Casual/PRN
    Education Level
    Certification
    Experience Needed
    Less than 1 year
    Salary Info
    Based on Experience
  • Overview

    Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant needed for innovative care centers

     

    PRN - Altoona and Ebensburg Area

     

     

    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, 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.

     

     

     

    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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