Physical Therapist - Traveler or Perm - Waverly, New York United States - 44733

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 44733
Title: Physical Therapist - Traveler or Perm
Job Location: Waverly, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $60,000.00 - $90,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Traveler or Perm. 

Direct Hire, Excellent Benefits Package & Competitive Compensation based in experience.

ABOUT THE AREA:

Waverly is the largest village in Tioga County, New York, United States. It is located southeast of Elmira in the Southern Tier region. Near state colleges,

Waverly NY has museums that preserve the area’s Native American history to a walk or drive down Chemung Street and Park and Pennsylvania Avenues for a look at the several homes with elaborate architectural stature and historic worth, and or for a taste of delectable food from home town restaurants/diners, shopping in  unique stores to spending a night or more in a lovely Victorian bed and breakfast. Nature settings surround this unique community with so much to offer.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Physical Therapist Traveler or Perm Opening:

Location: Waverly, NY (southern tier region of NYS)

Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility

Direct Hire, Excellent 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. Come join a great team. State specific Physical Therapy license is required. 

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.

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