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Physical Therapist
Island Park, NY

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Direct Hire

$65,000 - $85,000 / yr


PHYSICAL THERAPIST –
  • Full-time
  • Permanent
  • Direct Hire
  • New Grads Welcome
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Great Benefits Package
  • Professional Growth & Stability
  • Innovative Training Programs

Location:  Island Park, NY (12 Miles SE of JFK Airport – SW Long Island)

Summary:

The Physical Therapist examines Residents upon admission, and then develops/administers therapy plans to manage their conditions, prevent further disabilities, and achieve long-term health benefits.

The primary focus is to promote movements, reduce pain, and prevent disability through exercise therapy, manual therapy and other techniques.

Duties Include:

  • Evaluate a Resident’s condition and develop an appropriate physical rehabilitation plan.
  • Help Residents to improve their mobility.
  • Relieve Resident’s pain using exercises, hands-on therapy, stretching, and physical therapy devices.
  • Teach Residents how to use physical therapy equipment.
  • Help Residents through their tasks and monitor their performance.
  • Tell Residents what they should anticipate in different stages of their recovery and how they will handle each situation.
  • Maintain Resident confidence and protect facility operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Supervise the activities of physical therapy assistants when required.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment.
  • Protects Residents and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements.
  • Contribute to inter-disciplinary team efforts in resident care

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program
  • Current New York State PT License
  • Experience in skilled nursing/long term care, a plus
About the area: Island Park is a small island in southern Nassau County located between the mainland and the Island of Long Beach, NY. In 1926, Island Park became an incorporated village. The Island Park community covers a little over 1.5 square miles. It is divided into three jurisdictions: the Incorporated Village of Island Park to the south, Barnum Island to the east and north, and Harbor Isle to the west.


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