Physical Therapist

Location: Niagara Falls, NY
Rehabilitation Specialist -
  • Work Environment: Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Full-Time Position
  • Monday - Friday Availability (Day Shift)
  • Schedules May Include Some Weekends and Holidays
  • This is a Direct Hire opportunity
  • Open to Permanent or Traveler Candidates
  • Includes Excellent Benefits Package
  • Competitive Compensation, commensurate with experience
  • Location: Wheatfield NY (adjacent to Niagara Falls, NY)

We are seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as Rehabilitation Specialists. As a member of our physical therapy staff, you will play a key role in ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing comprehensive and high-quality therapy services. A valid state-specific Physical Therapy license is required for this position.


  • Initiate treatment plans based on physician's orders and maintain regular contact with physicians.

  • Keep accurate written records of evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries for residents in the physical therapy program.

  • Collaborate with other healthcare staff to address the special needs of residents and enhance their rehabilitation or maintenance of function.

  • Contribute to Resident Care Planning meetings and attend them in the absence of the Director of Physical Therapy.

  • Maintain statistical records of residents' treatments.

  • Assist with in-service training programs as needed.

  • Update and maintain resident's plan of care in the Inter-disciplinary Kardex.

  • Submit requisitions for supplies required in the treatment of residents to the Director of Physical Therapy.

  • Assume all responsibilities of the Director of Physical Therapy in their absence, including supervising Physical Therapy Aides and ensuring all necessary documentation is completed.


  • Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy is required.
  • A valid state license to practice physical therapy is required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of two years' experience in physical therapy.
  • Strong interest in providing physical therapy treatment to the geriatric and subacute populations is necessary.
  • Must possess the ability to provide direction and guidance to others.

About the area: Wheatfield is a picturesque town located in Niagara County, New York, with a population of 18,117 as per the 2010 census. The town derives its name from the rich agricultural heritage and the cultivation of wheat. Situated near the Niagara Falls International Airport, Wheatfield offers easy access to Niagara County and the Buffalo area. This vibrant community is known for its cultural attractions including arts, museums, shopping, restaurants, and recreational water activities. The area is also renowned for its numerous colleges and universities.

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