Physical Therapist - Orchard Park, New York United States - 45593



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 45593
Title: Physical Therapist
Job Location: Orchard Park, New York - United States
Remote Job: Unknown
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?


New Grads welcome.   Direct Hire, Competitive Compensation, based on experience, Excellent Full Benefits Package.

ABOUT THE AREA:

Hamburg is the town on the western border of Erie County and is south of Buffalo. Hamburg is one of the southern towns in Erie County. Buffalo is located in the Western part of New York. It is popular for several different things such as Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Wings and the wing festival, Powder Keg Festival, General Mills cereal plant, Teds footlong hotdogs, Canal-side, St. Patrick's Day Celebrations, Food trucks galore, rated a very clean city, hockey and more hockey, the largest two-day food festival, and more! Niagara Falls is one of the seventh wonders of the world and you can be there in less than 30 minutes. The region is also well known for its many outstanding colleges & universities! 

You can be in Niagara Falls, Canada in 30 minutes
1.25 hours to Rochester
2.50 hours to Syracuse

JOB DESCRIPTION

Physical Therapist Opening:

Direct Hire
Full Time (Weekdays Some Weekends and Holidays Required) 
Competitive Compensation, based on experience
Excellent Full Benefits Package

Location: Hamburg, New York (Southern suburb of Buffalo, NY)

Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy required.
State license to practice physical therapy required.

New 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.

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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