Physical Therapist

Job description:

Physical Therapist –

  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience.
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • Direct Hire
  • Full-time
  • NYS Physical Therapist License Required.Skilled Nursing Experience is a plus.
  • New PT Grads Welcome.
  • Location: Waterloo, NY (Central New York State Region, Short Drive to Rochester, Syracuse and Finger Lakes Region)
  • They are a collaborative and supportive work team environment.
  • Grow your Physical Therapy career helping patients within this premier health system.
  • Join an organization with vision to be the best health system of their size in the US and employer of choice.
  • Responsibilities:

    • Initiates skilled physical therapy treatments in accordance with physicians orders; maintains required contact with physician.
    • Maintains written evaluations, progress notes and discharge summaries for residents in physical therapy program.
    • Confers with other health care staff regarding special needs of residents to enhance rehabilitation or maintenance of function.
    • Provides input for the Resident Care Planning meetings and attends during absences of the Director Physical Therapy.
    • Maintains statistical records of residents treatments.
    • Assists with in-service training programs upon request.
    • Records and updates residents plan of care.
    • Submits requisition for supplies needed in the treatment of residents to Director Physical Therapy.
    • Assumes all duties of the Director Physical Therapy during absences including supervision of Physical Therapy Aides and responsibility for all necessary documentation.

    Qualifications:

    • Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy required.
    • State license to practice physical therapy required.
    • New PT Grads Welcome with geriatric experience.
    • Two years experience in physical therapy preferred.
    • Interest in physical therapy treatment programs for the geriatric and subacute populations necessary.
    • Ability to direct others necessary.

    Qualifications:

    • Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy required.
    • State license to practice physical therapy required.

    Why is This a Great Opportunity:

    About the area:

    • Waterloo is a city in central New York State. It is located at the northern end of Seneca Lake, known as the Finger Lakes Region. It boasts quality wine trails, a rich history, natural beauty, and four-season attractions.
    • On Cayuga Lake, the city of Ithaca is home to Cornell University. The surrounding area is marked by high gorges, many with dramatic waterfalls, including Taughannock Falls and Buttermilk Falls.
    • Near the tip of Seneca Lake, Watkins Glen State Park has rocky cliffs and cascading waterfalls, plus trout fishing. Southwest is the Corning Museum of Glass. To the north is the Old Erie Canal, a pivotal 19th-century waterway now offering hiking, canoeing and fishing. In the northwest, the city of Rochester overlooks Lake Ontario.
    • Not a far drive to a top-rated mall, great restaurants and tons of outdoor activities. You can find Hobart and Williams Smith Colleges and Ithaca are nearby.

    Salary Type : Annual Salary

    Salary Min : $ 75000

    Salary Max : $ 100000

    Currency Type : USD