Lake Placid, NY

Physical Therapist – Sign-on Bonus

Physical Therapist - $15,000 Sign-on Bonus
  • Pay Rate Range: $44.01 - $66.02 / hour PLUS experience credit.
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience.
  • Gas Allowance Stipend.
  • Excellent Benefits Package - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, HRA, FSA, PTO w/ Buy Back option.
  • PT Traveler Accepted. (Will Pay Full Housing).
  • Direct Hire
  • Full Time.
  • Recognition Program with points to redeem for prizes and gift cards.
  • Employee Referral Program.
  • Mentorship Program.
  • Continuing education program with a benefit of up to $1,000 (based on tenure).
  • Increased Tuition Assistance Program for Clinical Tracks.
  • New Physical Therapist Grads Welcome.
  • Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility - Newly Renovated Building.
  • This position will be staffed specifically in the REHAB unit.
  • Location: Lake Placid, NY (Home of the 1980 Winter Olympics)
  1. Physical therapy staff members play a vital role in ensuring the health and well-being of residents through the provision of comprehensive and high-quality therapy services.
  2. A valid state-specific Physical Therapy license is required.


  • Initiates effective physical therapy treatments in accordance with orders from physicians; maintains regular communication with physicians as needed.

  • Keeps written evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries for residents in the physical therapy program.

  • Collaborates with other healthcare staff to address the unique needs of residents and enhance rehabilitation or maintenance of their physical functions.

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

  • Maintains accurate statistical records of residents' treatments.

  • Assists in conducting in-service training programs when required.

  • Documents and updates residents' plan of care in the Inter-disciplinary Kardex.

  • Places supply requisitions needed for the treatment of residents to the Director of Physical Therapy.

  • Assumes all duties of the Director of Physical Therapy during absences, including the supervision of Physical Therapy Aides and responsibility for all necessary documentation.


  • Graduation from an approved physical therapy school is required.
  • A valid state license to practice physical therapy is required.
  • New PT Grads are Welcome.
  • Two years of experience in physical therapy is preferred.
  • Interest in physical therapy treatment programs for the geriatric and subacute populations is necessary.
  • Ability to provide direction to others is necessary.
About the area:
  • Lake Placid is a village situated near the lake of the same name, nestled in New York State's picturesque Adirondack Mountains. It gained fame as a venue for the Winter Olympics and is a popular destination for snow sports and other outdoor activities. In the heart of the village, Mirror Lake offers a scenic trail along its shoreline, and the Lake Placid Olympic Museum attracts many visitors.
  • It offers stunning landscapes and plenty of activities for outdoor recreation enthusiasts.
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