Physical Therapist - Ticonderoga, New York United States - 46021



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 46021
Title: Physical Therapist
Job Location: Ticonderoga, New York - United States
Remote Job: No
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:
There is no wonder why Ticonderoga manifests historic charm, scenic beauty, and an abundance of recreation and activities, being the names origin is from the Iroquois word tekontaro:ken, meaning it is at the junction of two waterways. This beautiful New York state town is nestled between Lake George and Lake Champlain. There is no end to the enjoyment you will get from this area for recreation and relaxtion.

Direct Hire with Excellent Benefits Package
Competitive Compensation

JOB DESCRIPTION

Physical Therapist Opening:

Full Time 
DIRECT HIRE: PERMANENT, OR A 13 WEEK TRAVELER ASSIGNMENT (WILL ACCEPT EITHER)

Excellent Benefits Package 

Competitve Compensation

Location: Ticonderoga, NY (near Lake George)

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 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 - Master's Degree

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