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Physical Therapist
Lake Placid, NY

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Direct Hire

$75,000 - $95,000 / yr


Physical Therapist –
  • Monday – Friday (Days)
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience
  • New Grads Welcome
  • DIRECT HIRE
  • PERMANENT
  • TRAVELER ACCEPTED
  • Location: Lake Placid, NY
  • Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility

Physical therapy staff members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services. State specific Physical Therapy license is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiates skilled physical therapy treatments in accordance with physician’s orders; maintains required contact with physician.

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

  • Confers with other health care staff regarding special needs of residents to enhance rehabilitation or maintenance of function.

  • Provides input for the Resident Care Planning meetings and attends during absences of the Director Physical Therapy.

  • Maintains statistical records of residents’ treatments.

  • Assists with in-service training programs upon request.

  • Records and updates resident’s plan of care in the Inter-disciplinary Kardex.

  • Submits requisition for supplies needed in the treatment of residents to Director Physical Therapy.

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

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy required.
  • State license to practice physical therapy required.
  • New Grads Welcome
  • Two years’ experience in physical therapy preferred.
  • Interest in physical therapy treatment programs for the geriatric and subacute populations necessary.
  • Ability to direct others necessary.
About the area:  Lake Placid is a village near the lake of the same name, in New York State’s beautiful Adirondack Mountains. It’s known as a Winter Olympics venue and a hub for snow sports and other outdoor pursuits. In the center of town, Mirror Lake has a trail around the shoreline. The Lake Placid Olympic Museum is a popular attraction.


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