Physical Therapist – SNF

Location: Waterloo, NY

Long-Term Care Physical Therapist

  1. Competitive Compensation, commensurate with experience.
  2. Comprehensive Benefits Package
  3. Permanent Position
  4. Full-time Employment
  5. Valid NYS Physical Therapist License Mandatory
    Prior experience in Skilled Nursing is advantageous.
  6. Open to New Physical Therapist Graduates.
  7. Location: Waterloo, NY (Central New York State Area, Conveniently Close to Rochester, Syracuse, and the Finger Lakes Region)
  8. Join a collaborative and supportive work team environment.
  9. Advance your Physical Therapy career by assisting patients in this esteemed healthcare system.
  10. Be part of an organization with a vision to become the leading healthcare system of its size nationwide and the employer of choice.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement skilled physical therapy treatments as prescribed by physicians; maintain regular communication with physicians.

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

  • Collaborate with healthcare staff to meet the special needs of residents and enhance their rehabilitation or functional maintenance.

  • Provide input for Resident Care Planning meetings and attend such meetings in the absence of the Director of Physical Therapy.

  • Maintain accurate statistical records of residents' treatments.

  • Assist in conducting in-service training programs upon request.

  • Record and update residents' care plans.

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

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

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of physical therapy is required.
  • Must hold a valid state license to practice physical therapy.
  • New Physical Therapy Graduates are encouraged to apply, especially those with experience in geriatric care.
  • Preferred two years of experience in physical therapy.
  • Interest in physical therapy treatment programs for the geriatric and subacute populations is essential.
  • Ability to supervise and lead others is necessary.
About the Area:
  • Waterloo is located in the heart of Central New York State. Situated at the northern tip of Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes Region, the area offers renowned wine trails, a rich historical heritage, stunning natural beauty, and year-round attractions.
  • Ithaca, home to Cornell University, is situated on Cayuga Lake. The surrounding region features breathtaking gorges with spectacular waterfalls, including Taughannock Falls and Buttermilk Falls.
  • Watkins Glen State Park, near the southern end of Seneca Lake, showcases rocky cliffs and picturesque waterfalls, as well as trout fishing opportunities. To the southwest, the Corning Museum of Glass attracts visitors. Towards the north lies the Old Erie Canal, a significant 19th-century waterway providing hiking, canoeing, and fishing activities. The city of Rochester, which overlooks Lake Ontario, is located in the northwest.
  • A short drive away, you can find a top-rated mall, a plethora of excellent restaurants, and numerous outdoor activities. Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Ithaca are also within easy reach.
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