Physical Therapist - Niagara Falls, New York United States - 44994



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 44994
Title: Physical Therapist
Job Location: Niagara Falls, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $60,000.00 - $85,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


About the area: Wheatfield is a town in Niagara County, New York, United States. The population was 18,117 at the 2010 census. The name stems from the agricultural use of the town lands, the growing of wheat. The Town of Wheatfield is east of Niagara Falls International Airport. With its proximity to Niagara County NY & the Buffalo NY areas; it is filled with culture including the arts, museums, shopping, restaurants, and recreational water leisure and many beautiful parks. This area is also well known for its many colleges and universities. 

Direct Hire with Excellent Benefits
Competitive Compensation

JOB DESCRIPTION

Physical Therapist Opening:

Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility

Monday - Friday (Days)
Full Time 
Direct Hire

Excellent Benefits
Competitive Compensation

Location: Wheatfield NY (adjacent to Niagara Falls, NY)

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 A FULL TIME POSITION FOR WEEKDAYS. (SOME WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS MAY BE 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.


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

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