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Physical Therapist
Tupper Lake, NY

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Direct Hire

$70,000 - $100,000 / yr

Exciting Opportunity for Physical Therapist in the Enchanting Tupper Lake, NY!

Are you a dedicated and passionate Physical Therapist eager to make a positive impact while embarking on an exciting journey? Look no further! We have an incredible opportunity waiting for you in the breathtaking Tupper Lake, New York, where adventure, natural beauty, and an incredible community spirit collide!

Position: Physical Therapist

Employment Type: Direct Hire, Permanent or Traveler accepted

Schedule: Monday – Friday (Days)

Location: Tupper Lake, NY

Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility

Experience: New PT Grads Welcome

Special Offer for Travelers: Travelers for 13-week contracts will be provided with free lodging accommodations, ensuring you have a comfortable and worry-free stay while you embark on your adventure in Tupper Lake.

Why This Role is a Thrilling Adventure:

🌟 Unleash Your Passion: As a Physical Therapist, you’ll initiate skilled physical therapy treatments according to physician’s orders, but what truly sets this role apart is the opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of the residents.

🌟 Picture-Perfect Setting: Tupper Lake, NY, is a paradise for nature enthusiasts. Imagine being surrounded by rolling hills, majestic mountains, sparkling lakes, and endless snow-covered forests. It’s not just a workplace; it’s a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and anyone who craves fresh, crisp air.

🌟 Adventures Galore: Tupper Lake offers an array of outdoor adventures, from hiking on miles of scenic trails to conquering the Tupper Lake Triad hiking challenge. You’ll be rewarded with stunning views from fire tower peaks and the mesmerizing Adirondacks. Paddling and fishing are just a stone’s throw away for water enthusiasts.

🌟 Stargazing Heaven: Tupper Lake is known for having some of the darkest skies in the Northeast, making it the ultimate destination for stargazers. You can spend your evenings marveling at the cosmos in all its splendor.

🌟 Cultural Delights: When you’re not immersing yourself in the great outdoors, Tupper Lake’s charming downtown is brimming with local flavor. Savor fresh donuts, collect unique Adirondack souvenirs, and indulge in the region’s culinary delights. Beer lovers will relish a visit to Raquette River Brewing.

Explore Nearby Cities:

  • Saranac Lake, NY – Only 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 dedicated to providing residents with top-tier healthcare services and rehabilitation. Our mission is to enhance the health and well-being of our residents through comprehensive and quality therapy services. We are committed to maintaining a warm and inviting environment that fosters both healing and a sense of community.


  • Provide physical therapy treatments in accordance with physician’s orders.
  • Maintain written evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries for residents.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare staff to enhance residents’ rehabilitation or maintenance of function.
  • Participate in Resident Care Planning meetings and attend in the absence of the Director of Physical Therapy.
  • Maintain statistical records of residents’ treatments.
  • Assist with in-service training programs when requested.
  • Record and update residents’ plan of care in the Inter-disciplinary Kardex.
  • Submit requisitions for necessary supplies.
  • Assume the Director of Physical Therapy’s duties during absences, including supervising Physical Therapy Aides and handling necessary documentation.


  • Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy.
  • State license to practice physical therapy.
  • New PT Grads are welcome to apply.
  • Two years of experience in physical therapy preferred.
  • A genuine interest in creating and participating in physical therapy treatment programs for the geriatric and subacute populations.
  • Ability to lead and inspire others.

This is not just a job; it’s an opportunity to embrace the wonders of Tupper Lake and explore its proximity to other exciting destinations. If you’re ready to embark on an exciting career in a place where nature and adventure are at your doorstep, we want to hear from you!

Don’t miss out on this thrilling opportunity to combine your passion for physical therapy with the magic of Tupper Lake and its access to other exciting destinations. Apply now and start your journey today!

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