Corning, NY

Physical Therapist

Physical Therapist -

  • We are offering a $15,000 sign-on bonus for this physical therapy position.
  • Permanent Position
  • Day Shift
  • Full-Time
  • Salary will be based on experience
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Join our exceptional Physical Therapy team.
  • Work at a top-notch rehabilitation clinic within a premier health system in New York State.
  • Location: Corning, NY

Position Summary:

  • Responsibilities include providing a complete range of physical therapy services in an interdisciplinary setting. This entails performing assessments, creating treatment plans, and implementing therapeutic interventions in accordance with the necessary qualifications, professional standards, and ethical guidelines. Additionally, the physical therapist will contribute to program development, quality improvement, problem solving, and productivity enhancement.

Education, License & Cert:

  • The ideal candidate must possess at least a four-year bachelor's degree from an accredited program (or equivalent if obtained from a foreign institution).
  • A current state license for practice is mandatory.
  • BLS Certification is also required.


  • Experience and knowledge in assisting disabled or injured individuals of all ages in their rehabilitation process.

Essential Functions:

1. Promote a professional image and attitude when interacting with patients, families, clients, coworkers, and others.

2. Conduct comprehensive initial assessments using appropriate tools and adaptive equipment/materials based on the patient's age and developmental stage. The assessment data should be properly documented in the medical record according to policy and procedure.

3. Develop personalized treatment plans with measurable short and long-term goals that address functional deficits and incorporate suitable interventions based on the assessment findings. In some cases, administering medication may be required.

4. Evaluate the patient's response to treatment, revise goals if necessary, and update the treatment plan accordingly. Communicate information to the patient/family regarding progress, program planning, and discharge plans throughout the rehabilitation program.

5. Document the course of patient care, including progress made, justification for skilled intervention, and any clinical recommendations provided to referring providers. Ensure daily documentation according to policy and procedure, with outpatient progress notes completed every 10 visits or as per state practice act. Accurate capture of charges related to treatment is essential. Discharge summaries should be completed according to policy and procedures.

6. Provide education to patients and their families on tasks and resources that promote continued functional independence. Involve family members in the treatment, education, and discharge planning process to ensure a safe transition home and meet ongoing care needs. Monitor the effectiveness of education through feedback and satisfaction surveys.

7. Engage in continuing education and professional development activities. Attend and present at departmental in-service sessions as scheduled, as well as external professional growth activities that contribute valuable information to the team.

8. Adhere to applicable federal and state guidelines, professional organizations' practices, facility policies, and professional codes of conduct. Familiarize oneself with the contents of the employee handbook, unit Policy & Procedure, and organizational policies.

9. Meet the established productivity standards of the organization in a fiscally responsible manner.

Other Duties:

  • Perform all duties and responsibilities listed on the Competency Checklist within the Physical Therapy Department.
About the area:
  • Located in the stunning Finger Lakes region, Corning, NY has a rich history in glassmaking, celebrated at the Corning Museum of Glass. Visitors can experience the art of glass, attend live demonstrations, and even create their own pieces. The town's enchanting charm, lively streets, and proximity to natural attractions make it an ideal destination for cultural exploration and outdoor adventures.
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