Physical Therapist

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/23/2022 11:34 AM)
Requisition ID
2022-23812
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Therapy
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood at Cheektowaga
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

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.

THIS IS A FT PT POSITION. WEEKDAYS, SOME WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS 

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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.

Base wages increase with experience!

From

USD $29.00/Hr.

Qualifications

  • Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy required.
  • State license to practice physical therapy required.
  • 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.

 

Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from vaccination.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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