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Physical Therapist (Makom)

Company : Makom
Location : Rockville, MD
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$80,000.00 - $95,000.00 Salary/year
Health Care


Are you an experienced Physical Therapist with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills looking to make a difference in the community of adults with IDD?

You are exactly who we are looking for!

At Makom, we are looking for a Physical Therapist to deliver personalized interventions to people with IDD! As a Physical Therapist, you will review, develop, and provide direct physical therapy, technical support, and training and assistance in the development and implementation of supports to create opportunities for Individuals to realize personal aspirations. To do so, the Physical Therapist will collaborate, provide support and technical assistance to people supported by Makom and agency staff, as well as review and evaluate for efficacy and impact of PT services.

Your duties as a Physical Therapist will include:

  1. Administer direct PT in accordance with the persons’ person-centered plans (MD) or Individualized Service Plans (VA), which shall be accompanied by a documented referral by the person’s physician.
  2. Assess individuals’ performance and implement treatment based on established goals to restore physical function and mobility (which may include supports through rehabilitation from an acute episode, trauma or related), as well as promote overall wellness and boost quality of life.
  3. Schedule and monitor rehabilitation services, ensuring rehabilitation evaluations are completed in a timely manner.
  4. Provide PT assessments and support for individuals with IDD who are supported by Makom and/or, as appropriate and authorized, to people with IDD who are not supported by Makom.
  5. Maintain current, accurate notes and other documentation in support of billing to third party payers, including Medicaid State Plan, Medicare, and private insurance carriers.
  6. Lead research and dissemination activities, in collaboration with Makom’s Director of Research & Outcomes Evaluation and Director of Clinical Services.
  7. Other duties as assigned


To be Makom’s next Physical Therapist, you will need the following requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree in physical therapy. 
  • Master’s Degree (preferred). 
  • Two (2) or more years' experience with evaluation and provision of physical therapy services to individuals with IDD (preferred). 
  • Licensure or license-eligible in Maryland and Virginia. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications & computer skills. 
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects and deadlines. 

Come join us

We pride ourselves on championing a culture of mutual accountability, innovation, entrepreneurialism, and self-determination while smartly attracting and retaining the best people to serve our mission. 

Our Mission

Makom is committed to support and empowering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to achieve the quality of life to which they aspire. 

We offer excellent benefits, and are an Equal Opportunity Employer that celebrates diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.  

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