Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant

Location: New York, NY

Salary: Commensurate with experience

A skilled nursing facility network in the greater NYC area is seeking both Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants to join their growing rehabilitation departments. The PT/PTA in this position will work hands on with therapeutic exercises, functional training and physical modalities. We are seeking dynamic and committed therapists to treat geriatric patients within sub-acute and long-term care. Previous experience working within a SNF is a plus.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform evaluations and treatment of patients to relieve pain, prevent disability, develop and improve skills and restore function
  • Treat patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities
  • Implement and document patient status under the direction of the Rehab Director
  • Able to act as a leader/mentor in your specific discipline
  • Communicate daily with the team on the status, progress, barriers, and needs of the patient
  • Instruct and counsel patients by describing therapeutic regimens
  • Prepare documentation, progress notes, reports, and discharge summaries as required
  • Abide by physiology best practices and standards

Job Requirements:

  • NY PT or PTA License
  • CPR Certification
  • 6+ months of experience working with adults/geriatrics preferred
  • Rehab Optima experience is a plus