- Direct Hire
- Open to Recent Graduates in Rehabilitation Field.
- Competitive Salary, commensurate with experience.
- Comprehensive Benefits Package
- Opportunities for Professional Advancement
- Innovative Training Programs
- Location: Whitestone, NY (Situated 5 miles east of Laguardia airport and 7 miles north of Queens, NY)
The Rehabilitation Specialist evaluates and assesses patients upon admission, devises and implements customized rehabilitation plans to manage their conditions, prevent further disability, and optimize long-term health outcomes.
The primary focus is to enhance mobility, mitigate pain, and prevent disability through a combination of therapeutic exercises, manual techniques, and other modalities.
- Evaluate patients' physical condition and develop tailored rehabilitation strategies.
- Assist patients in improving their mobility and range of motion.
- Alleviate patients' pain utilizing exercise therapy, hands-on techniques, stretching, and specialized equipment.
- Instruct patients on the proper usage of physical therapy devices and equipment.
- Guide and monitor patients during therapy sessions, providing necessary support and guidance.
- Educate patients on the different stages of recovery and equip them with coping strategies for each phase.
- Prioritize confidentiality to preserve patients' trust and maintain facility operations.
- Supervise physical therapy assistants when required.
- Promote a safe and clean working environment.
- Adhere to infection-control policies and protocols to ensure the well-being of patients and staff members.
- Comply with federal, state, and local legal and professional regulations.
- Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive care for patients.
- Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program
- Current New York State PT License
- Prior experience in skilled nursing or long-term care settings is preferred.