Elderwood/Pediatric/PostAcute/Woodmark Physical Therapist in Amherst, New York

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.

Requisition ID: 2017-2020

of Openings: 3

Company: Elderwood

External Company URL: http://elderwood.com

Shift: Per Diem Week/Weekends