Physical Therapist

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Salary: Commensurate with experience

A leading orthopedic outpatient and sports medicine clinic in the Greater Pittsburgh area is seeking both a full time and per-diem Physical Therapists. The PT in this position will work with adults to improve mobility, manage pain and help restore function after injuries or illnesses. The PT will work with patients with joint replacement, hip and knee injuries, back pain, etc. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a welcoming, collaborative team and to supervise PTAs. Hours are flexible and can vary daily. We are looking for one full time PT for one location and multiple per-diem PTs for various locations throughout Pittsburgh.

Responsibilities:

  • Meets the patient’s goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results
  • Determine physical therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription
  • Help patient accomplish treatment plan and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises
  • Administer physical therapy treatments by giving direct treatment and using various modalities
  • Evaluate effects of physical therapy treatments by observing, noting, and evaluating patient’s progress while recommending adjustments and modifications
  • Complete discharge planning and recommend follow-up or home health programs
  • Document patient care services by charting in patient and department records
  • Maintain patient confidence and maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Supervise and instructs Physical Therapy Assistants and Aides

Requirements:

  • Outpatient and adult experience preferred
  • Physical Therapy License for Pennsylavania
  • Direct Access License preferred, but not required