Physical Therapist

Job description:

Physical Therapist –

  • 15k Sign-on Bonus
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience.
  • Pay Rate Range : $44.01 – $66.02 / hour PLUS experience credit.
  • Gas Allowance Stipend
  • Excellent Benefits Package – Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, HRA, FSA, PTO w/ Buy Back option.
  • PT Traveler Accepted. (Will Pay Full Housing).
  • Direct Hire
  • Full Time.
  • Recognition Program with points to redeem for prizes and gift cards.
  • Employee referral program.
  • Mentorship Program.
  • Continuing education program with a benefit of up to $1,000 (based on tenure).
  • Increased Tuition Assistance Program for Clinical Tracks.
  • New Physical Therapist Grads Welcome.
  • Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Newly, renovated building.
  • This position will be staffed specifically in the REHAB unit.
  • Location:Lake Placid, NY (Home of the 1980 Winter Olympics)
  • Physical therapy staff members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services.
  • State specific Physical Therapy license is required.
  • 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 in the Inter-disciplinary Kardex.
    • 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.


    • Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy required.
    • State license to practice physical therapy required.
    • New PT Grads Welcome
    • 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.


    • 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:Lake Placid is a village near the lake of the same name, in New York States beautiful Adirondack Mountains. It’s known as a Winter Olympics venue and a hub for snow sports and other outdoor pursuits. In the center of town, Mirror Lake has a trail around the shoreline. The Lake Placid Olympic Museum is a popular attraction.

    Salary Type : Annual Salary

    Salary Min : $ 90000

    Salary Max : $ 130000

    Currency Type : USD