- Full-time Position Available
- Permanent Employment
- Entry-level Physical Therapists encouraged to apply.
- Competitive Pay, based on experience.
- Comprehensive Benefits Package
- Opportunities for Professional Development & Job Security
- Innovative Training Programs to Enhance Skills
- Location: Ilion, NY (Situated 13 miles East of Utica NY, in the picturesque Mohawk region)
About the Role:
The Physical Therapist will conduct initial assessments of Residents, and then design and implement therapy plans to manage their conditions, prevent further disabilities, and achieve long-term health benefits.
The core focus of this position is to promote movements, alleviate pain, and prevent disabilities through exercise therapy, manual therapy, and other effective techniques.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Evaluate Residents' conditions and formulate appropriate physical rehabilitation plans.
- Assist Residents in improving their mobility and range of motion.
- Relieve Residents' pain through exercises, hands-on therapy, stretching, and utilization of physical therapy devices.
- Provide instructions to Residents on the correct usage of physical therapy equipment.
- Guide and monitor Residents' progress throughout their tasks and activities.
- Offer guidance on the different stages of recovery and how to navigate each situation.
- Maintain Residents' trust and uphold facility operations by ensuring confidentiality of information.
- Supervise activities of physical therapy assistants as required.
- Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
- Adhere to infection-control policies and protocols to safeguard Residents and employees from harm.
- Comply with all federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements.
- Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to deliver exceptional resident care.
- Completion of an accredited Physical Therapy Program
- Valid PT License in the state of New York
- Experience in skilled nursing or long-term care settings preferred
- About the Area: Ilion, NY is situated in the scenic Mohawk Valley. The area offers expansive parks, playgrounds, and convenient shopping options. Housing options range from charming 19th-century Victorians to modern condominiums and newly developed homes. The Oneida and nearby communities boast excellent school systems with a track record of academic excellence and student achievement. The region features a progressive library and numerous easily accessible services. Oneida is centrally located between Syracuse and Utica, with the beautiful Oneida Lake just a short distance away. Finger Lakes wine country and the majestic Adirondack Mountains provide ideal day trip destinations, while Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Philadelphia, and New York City are all within a convenient 5-hour drive. Syracuse University sports are a major source of regional pride and excitement, and two world-class shopping and entertainment destinations, Turning Stone Casino and Destiny USA, are just minutes away.