• Physical Therapist

    Posted Date 4 months ago(8/7/2018 10:40 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Area of Interest
    Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid
    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.


    • 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.


    • 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.


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