Physical Therapist

Gables Search Group

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST Opening:
Full-time, Permanent, Direct Hire
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Great Benefits Package
  • Professional Growth & Stability
  • Innovative Training Programs

Location: Mohawk, NY (near Utica NY)

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: Mohawk is 30 minutes outside Utica NY. Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York. A unique city with sprawling parks and playgrounds, and convenient shopping. Available housing includes everything from wonderful old 19th century Victorians, to condominiums, to the house of your choice in a variety of new developments. Oneida and neighboring communities offer excellent school systems with records of academic excellence and student success. The city also boasts a progressive library, and many other easily accessible services. Oneida is equidistant between Syracuse to its west and Utica to its east, with beautiful Oneida Lake just 5 miles north. Finger Lakes wine country and the majestic Adirondack mountains are easy day trips, with Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Philadelphia and New York City all within a 5-hour drive. Syracuse University sports are a major source of regional pride and excitement and two world class shopping and entertainment destination – Turning Stone Casino and Destiny USA – are just minutes away.

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