PT - Physical Therapist - Rochester, New York United States - 21624



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 21624
Title: PT - Physical Therapist
Job Location: Rochester, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Physical Therapist
Direct Hire
Full Time
Monroe County NW
Rochester, New York


Summary 
Provides physician ordered physical therapy services, which include assessment, planning, developing, and implementing an individualized patient therapy plan. This position coordinates the physical therapy plan with the interdisciplinary team care plan. 

This job description applies to all Physical Therapist positions, including Weekend A, B, C and D. 


Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

Provides physician ordered physical therapy services. 

Assures orders are renewed, per schedule, or as patient's response to current orders change. 

Is responsible for completing, in a timely manner, all documentation including initial assessment, visit notes, renewal orders, verbal orders, and discharge summaries. 

Identifies patient short/long term goals in terms of functional outcomes. Reflects progress or lack of goal achievement in all charting. Confers with physician and/or interdisciplinary team regarding patient response to therapy. 

Evaluates home environment for changes needed to increase patient's independence. Recommends equipment and assistive devices (ramps, bathroom aides, adaptive wheelchair), as appropriate. 
 
Instructs the patient and caregivers in therapeutic exercise, which may be used to improve the patient's functional status. 

Provides gait evaluation and ambulating training. Select and instruct in the use of various assistive devices (orthotic appliance, crutches, walker, cane, etc.). 

Treats patient's physical deficits using clinically accepted therapeutic exercises. Specifies technique used in the plan of care. 

Evaluates and instructs patient and caregivers in safe transfers (bed, chair, commode, etc.) using appropriate body mechanics and equipment (sliding board, hoyer lift, trapeze, bath bench, etc.). 

Attends scheduled interdisciplinary staff meetings and actively participate in treatment planning. 

Participates in committees and program development, as indicated. 

 


About the Area:
Explore a world of art, theater, music, photography, history, nature and play in Rochester, New York.  From standing in the parlor where Susan B. Anthony was arrested to listening to great jazz on the streets.   
Rochester is located on the Southern shore of Lake Ontario and sits at the center of the historic Erie Canal.  Only a 90 minute drive to Niagara Falls, 1 ½ hours to the Finger Lakes wine country and 6 hours to New York City.
World class events such as the International Jazz Festival and the Highland Park Lilac Festival, PGA and LPGA championships, etc. attract nearly two million visitors each year. The George Eastman Museum, the National Museum of Play at the Strong and the National Toy Hall of fame are popular with all ages. 
This beautiful area abounds with state and local parks which offer summer and winter sports, camping, etc.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Physical Therapist
Direct Hire
Full Time
Monroe County NW
Rochester, New York


Summary 
Provides physician ordered physical therapy services, which include assessment, planning, developing, and implementing an individualized patient therapy plan. This position coordinates the physical therapy plan with the interdisciplinary team care plan. 

This job description applies to all Physical Therapist positions, including Weekend A, B, C and D. 


Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

Provides physician ordered physical therapy services. 

Assures orders are renewed, per schedule, or as patient's response to current orders change. 

Is responsible for completing, in a timely manner, all documentation including initial assessment, visit notes, renewal orders, verbal orders, and discharge summaries. 

Identifies patient short/long term goals in terms of functional outcomes. Reflects progress or lack of goal achievement in all charting. Confers with physician and/or interdisciplinary team regarding patient response to therapy. 

Evaluates home environment for changes needed to increase patient's independence. Recommends equipment and assistive devices (ramps, bathroom aides, adaptive wheelchair), as appropriate. 
 
Instructs the patient and caregivers in therapeutic exercise, which may be used to improve the patient's functional status. 

Provides gait evaluation and ambulating training. Select and instruct in the use of various assistive devices (orthotic appliance, crutches, walker, cane, etc.). 

Treats patient's physical deficits using clinically accepted therapeutic exercises. Specifies technique used in the plan of care. 

Evaluates and instructs patient and caregivers in safe transfers (bed, chair, commode, etc.) using appropriate body mechanics and equipment (sliding board, hoyer lift, trapeze, bath bench, etc.). 

Attends scheduled interdisciplinary staff meetings and actively participate in treatment planning. 

Participates in committees and program development, as indicated. 

 


About the Area:
Explore a world of art, theater, music, photography, history, nature and play in Rochester, New York.  From standing in the parlor where Susan B. Anthony was arrested to listening to great jazz on the streets.   
Rochester is located on the Southern shore of Lake Ontario and sits at the center of the historic Erie Canal.  Only a 90 minute drive to Niagara Falls, 1 ½ hours to the Finger Lakes wine country and 6 hours to New York City.
World class events such as the International Jazz Festival and the Highland Park Lilac Festival, PGA and LPGA championships, etc. attract nearly two million visitors each year. The George Eastman Museum, the National Museum of Play at the Strong and the National Toy Hall of fame are popular with all ages. 
This beautiful area abounds with state and local parks which offer summer and winter sports, camping, etc.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

BS or MS degree from an accredited Physical Therapy school with current NYS licensure. 

 

Minimum of 1 year experience in an acute care facility and/or an acute intermediate rehabilitation facility. 

 

New therapists or new to homecare will be placed in the lower level of this job. Level two is meant for those with considerable homecare experience and demonstrated higher level of competence. 

 

Ability to travel required. 

 

Possession of a valid NYS motor vehicle operator's license. 

 

Pre-employment physical examination and an annual health assessment as require by New York State Health Department. 

 

Education

Preferred

 

Bachelors or better in Physical Therapy.

 

Masters or better in Physical Therapy.

 

Licenses & Certifications

Required

 

Physical Therapist

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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