Physical Therapist - Traveler or Perm - Burlington, Vermont United States - 42854



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 42854
Title: Physical Therapist - Traveler or Perm
Job Location: Burlington, Vermont - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $75,000.00 - $95,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


About the area:

Beautiful, Burlington Vermont is home to a thriving arts scene, museums and educational opportunities, great shopping, three colleges and a university, as well as a full range of four-season outdoor pursuits.  Fountains, a brick-paved pedestrian mall, and historic buildings provide the backdrop for the Church St Marketplace, where specialty shops and national retailers mingle with restaurants and cultural venues. Outdoor cafes, street vendors and entertainers keep things lively long after sundown. Festivals are held all year long with events like New Year’s First Night Celebration and the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival attracting visitors from throughout the northeast. A short walk from Church Street takes visitors to nearby Burlington Waterfront park, offering ferry crossings, excursion boats, and a 12.5-mile walking/bike path that connects to the Lake Champlain Islands via bike ferry in summer. Bicycles, rollerblades, kayaks, and sailboats are all available for rent, and the views across the lake are spectacular.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Physical Therapist - traveler or perm.

Location:  Burlington, VT

Direct Hire, Full benefits package & Competitive Compensation based in experience.

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.

This is for a skilled nursing facility - SNF, with rotating weekdays, weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiates skilled physical therapy treatments in accordance with physician’s 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 resident’s 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.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy required.

  • State license to practice physical therapy required.

  • 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.

THEY ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy required.

  • State license to practice physical therapy required.

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

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