iLocatum

Waterloo, NY

Physical Therapist – Skilled Nursing Facility

  • Physical Therapy Specialist - Waterloo, NY
  • Competitive Compensation Package, commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Full-time, Direct Hire Position
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Valid New York State Physical Therapist License Required
  • Prior experience in Skilled Nursing facilities preferred
  • Open to new Physical Therapy graduates as well
  • Multiple locations available: Waterloo, NY and Geneva, NY (Central New York State Region, conveniently located near Rochester, Syracuse, and Finger Lakes)
  • Opportunity to work in a collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Growth prospects within a leading healthcare system
  • Join an organization with a vision to become the top healthcare system in the US and an employer of choice

Job Responsibilities:

  • Take charge of initiating effective and tailored physical therapy treatments as ordered by physicians and maintain regular communication with them

  • Create and maintain accurate written evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries for residents participating in the physical therapy program

  • Consult with other healthcare professionals to address specific resident needs and optimize rehabilitation or maintenance of function

  • Provide valuable insights and input during Resident Care Planning meetings, and attend such meetings in the absence of the Director of Physical Therapy

  • Accurately record statistical data related to residents' treatments

  • Assist with in-service training programs as needed

  • Maintain and update residents' individualized care plans

  • Submit requests for necessary supplies required for resident treatment to the Director of Physical Therapy

  • Fulfill all responsibilities of the Director of Physical Therapy during their absence, including supervision of Physical Therapy Aides and maintaining necessary documentation

Qualifications:

  • Completion of an accredited physical therapy program is mandatory

  • Must possess a valid state license to practice physical therapy

  • New Physical Therapy graduates with experience in geriatric care are encouraged to apply

  • Preferably, at least two years of experience in physical therapy

  • Keen interest in working with geriatric and subacute populations in physical therapy treatment programs

  • Ability to effectively lead and direct others

About the Area:
  • Waterloo, NY is a vibrant city located in central New York State. Situated at the northern tip of Seneca Lake, it is known for the picturesque Finger Lakes Region where visitors can indulge in wine trails, explore its rich history, enjoy natural beauty, and engage in four-season attractions.
  • At Cayuga Lake, you will find Ithaca, a city housing Cornell University. Surrounded by stunning gorges, including Taughannock Falls and Buttermilk Falls, the area offers breathtaking landscapes and outdoor adventures.
  • In close proximity to Seneca Lake, Watkins Glen State Park entices visitors with its rocky cliffs and cascading waterfalls, as well as opportunities for trout fishing. The Corning Museum of Glass is also within reach. Towards the north lies the Old Erie Canal, a historic waterway now offering recreational pursuits like hiking, canoeing, and fishing. The city of Rochester, overlooking Lake Ontario, can be found to the northwest.
  • The area boasts a top-rated mall, a plethora of excellent dining options, and numerous outdoor activities. Additionally, nearby attractions include Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Ithaca, further enhancing the appeal of the region.
  • Geneva, NY is another charming city situated at the northern end of Seneca Lake within the Finger Lakes Region. Offering quality wine trails, a rich history, picturesque landscapes, and attractions for all seasons, it promises a fulfilling lifestyle.
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