Herkimer, NY

Physical Therapist

Physical Therapist -

Join our team as a Physical Therapist and utilize your skills to provide effective physical therapy treatments prescribed by physicians. Your contributions will make a significant impact on the well-being of our residents.

  • Employment Type: Direct Hire, Permanent or Traveler options available.
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday (Daytime hours)
  • Location: Herkimer, NY
  • Competitive Compensation based on expertise.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package.
  • Work Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Experience: New Physical Therapy graduates are welcome.
  • Special Offer for Travelers: Traveling Physical Therapists on 13-week contracts will receive complimentary lodging accommodations for a worry-free and comfortable stay.

Facility Information:

  • Our skilled nursing facility is dedicated to delivering exceptional healthcare services and rehabilitation to our residents. We strive to enhance their health and well-being through comprehensive therapy services, creating a warm and communal environment that fosters healing.


  • Administer physical therapy treatments as per physician's orders.
  • Maintain written evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries for residents.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to optimize residents' rehabilitation and functional maintenance.
  • Participate in Resident Care Planning meetings and substitute for the Director of Physical Therapy as needed.
  • Maintain accurate statistical records of residents' treatments.
  • Assist with in-service training programs upon request.
  • Update and record residents' care plans in the Inter-disciplinary Kardex.
  • Submit requisitions for necessary supplies.
  • Assume the Director of Physical Therapy's responsibilities during absences, including supervision of Physical Therapy Aides and handling essential documentation.


  • Graduated from an accredited school of physical therapy.
  • Valid state license to practice physical therapy.
  • New Physical Therapy graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Preferably two years of experience in physical therapy.
  • Passionate about designing and participating in physical therapy programs for geriatric and subacute populations.
  • Ability to inspire and lead others.
About the area:

Enchanting Location: Experience not only a workplace but a haven for nature lovers and those seeking fresh and invigorating air.

Thrilling Adventures: Indulge in a variety of outdoor pursuits, including hiking along scenic trails offering breathtaking vistas. Enjoy paddling and fishing for water enthusiasts.

Cultural Delights: When you're not exploring the great outdoors, take pleasure in a charming downtown area brimming with local attractions. Savor delectable donuts, collect unique souvenirs, and delight in the region's culinary offerings.

  • Herkimer, NY, situated in the heart of upstate New York, offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and historical charm. Renowned for its picturesque landscapes, such as the stunning Herkimer Diamond Mines where visitors can mine for quartz crystals, this location is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Discover the serenity of Herkimer County's trails, fish in pristine streams, or camp beneath the starry skies. Immerse yourself in history at places like the Herkimer Home State Historic Site, providing a glimpse into colonial America. With its small-town charm and abundance of recreational opportunities, Herkimer is an irresistible destination for those seeking a unique blend of adventure and relaxation.
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