Physical Therapist

Location: Tupper Lake, NY

Exciting Opportunity for Rehabilitation Specialist in Beautiful Tupper Lake, NY!

Are you a dedicated and passionate Rehabilitation Specialist eager to make a positive impact while embarking on an exhilarating journey? Look no further! We have an amazing opportunity waiting for you in the enchanting Tupper Lake, New York, where adventure, natural beauty, and an incredible community spirit converge!

Position: Rehabilitation Specialist

Employment Type: Full-time, Permanent or Traveler accepted

Schedule: Monday - Friday (Day Shift)

Location: Tupper Lake, NY

Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility

Experience: Open to New Graduates

Special Offer for Travelers: Travelers accepting 13-week contracts will receive complimentary lodging accommodations, ensuring a comfortable and stress-free stay while experiencing the wonders of Tupper Lake.

Why This Role is an Exciting Adventure:

Release Your Passion: As a Rehabilitation Specialist, you'll initiate and administer effective rehabilitation treatments based on prescribed protocols. However, what truly sets this role apart is the opportunity to profoundly impact the lives of the residents.

Stunning Surroundings: Tupper Lake, NY, is a haven for nature lovers. Imagine being surrounded by rolling hills, majestic mountains, pristine lakes, and endless forests covered in fresh snow. This is not just a workplace; it's a sanctuary for outdoor enthusiasts and anyone seeking rejuvenating air.

A Plethora of Adventures: Tupper Lake offers an array of outdoor adventures, from hiking along picturesque trails to conquering the Tupper Lake Triad hiking challenge. Your efforts will be rewarded with breathtaking views from towering fire peaks and the mesmerizing Adirondacks. Water enthusiasts will find paddling and fishing opportunities just a stone's throw away.

Ultimate Stargazing: Tupper Lake boasts some of the darkest skies in the Northeast, making it an idyllic destination for stargazers. Spend your evenings marveling at the awe-inspiring beauty of the universe.

Cultural Joys: When you're not immersed in the great outdoors, downtown Tupper Lake welcomes you with its charming local flair. Delight in fresh donuts, collect unique Adirondack souvenirs, and indulge in the region's culinary delights. Beer enthusiasts will relish a visit to Raquette River Brewing.

Explore Nearby Cities:

  • Saranac Lake, NY - Merely 20 miles away.
  • Lake Placid, NY - A scenic 30-mile drive.
  • Plattsburgh, NY - Approximately 60 miles to the east.
  • Watertown, NY - About 70 miles to the north.
  • Burlington, VT - Just 80 miles to the northeast.
  • Albany, NY - A 2.5-hour drive south.
  • New York City, NY - A thrilling 5-hour journey to the south.
  • Montreal, Canada - A captivating 2.5-hour drive north, providing an international flair to your adventures.

Facility Information: Nestled within the heart of Tupper Lake, our skilled nursing facility is devoted to delivering top-tier healthcare services and rehabilitation to residents. Our mission is to enhance the health and well-being of our residents through comprehensive and high-quality therapy services. We strive to maintain a welcoming environment that promotes not only healing but also a sense of community.


  • Administer physical therapy treatments in accordance with prescribed protocols.
  • Maintain accurate written assessments, progress notes, and discharge summaries for residents.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to optimize residents' rehabilitation or maintenance of function.
  • Participate in Resident Care Planning meetings and assume the Director of Physical Therapy role when necessary.
  • Maintain statistical records of residents' therapy treatments.
  • Assist with in-service training programs as needed.
  • Record and update residents' care plans in the Inter-disciplinary Kardex.
  • Submit supply requisitions as required.
  • Fulfill the duties of the Director of Physical Therapy in their absence, including supervision of Physical Therapy Aides and necessary documentation.


  • Completion of an accredited Rehabilitation Specialist program.
  • Valid state license to practice as a Rehabilitation Specialist.
  • New graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Preference for two years of experience in rehabilitation therapy.
  • Sincere interest in creating and participating in rehabilitation treatment programs for geriatric and subacute populations.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire others.

This is not merely a job opportunity; it's a chance to embrace the marvels of Tupper Lake and explore its close proximity to other thrilling destinations. If you're prepared to embark on an exciting career in a place where nature and adventure are just outside your door, we want to hear from you!

Don't let this thrilling opportunity to combine your passion for rehabilitation therapy with the enchantment of Tupper Lake and access to other excitING destinations pass you by. Apply now and begin your journey today!

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