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Physical Therapist - Inpatient Rehab - $7500 Sign-on Bonus - Full Time/Days


Job Summary

We are seeking a highly skilled Physical Therapist to join our team! As a PT, you will be responsible for providing exceptional care to our patients, utilizing your expertise to examine, evaluate, diagnose, and intervene in order to help patients reach their maximum level of functioning.

Responsibilities include obtaining complete patient medical histories, conducting system reviews, and completing accurate and appropriate tests and measures to determine the best course of treatment. You will also develop personalized plans of care, using various physical therapy procedures and techniques to produce positive changes in patient conditions.

In addition, you will work collaboratively with a variety of healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, and occupational therapists, to provide preventive and wellness services. You will also participate in operational aspects of the department, including performance improvement activities, formulating and practicing within budget constraints, and ensuring accurate and timely patient charges and documentation.

The ideal candidate will have graduated from an accredited University or College of Physical Therapy and hold a license or temporary permit from the State of New York. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for growth and advancement. Join our team today and make a positive impact on the lives of our patients!

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Obtains a complete patient past medical history and history of present condition
  • Performs a complete system review of the patient
  • Completes accurate and appropriate test and measures
  • Determines the appropriateness for physical therapy treatment following the examination.
  • Recognizes and makes appropriate referral to another practitioner as needed.
  • Determines the physical therapy diagnosis based on the physical therapy examination
  • Determines the amount of time required to reach the optimal level of improvement
  • Develops a plan of care that specifies the interventions to be used and their timing and frequency
  • Conducts a reexamination to determine changes in patient/client status and to modify or redirect interventions as appropriate
  • Uses various physical therapy procedures and techniques to produce changes in the condition that are consistent with the diagnosis and prognosis
  • Observes and evaluates treatment effect, and makes changes to the plan of care as needed
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient and therapist safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors
  • Performs patient/ family education timely to prevent delays in discharge
  • Demonstrates the ability to treat patients and their families with respect and dignity.
  • Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients’ needs are met and hospital policy is followed.
  • Determines the anticipated goals and expected outcomes for the episode of care
  • Participates in outcomes data collection and analysis to determine the effectiveness of intervention
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation that meets current standards and policies
  • Interacts professionally with patients/ families and involves the patient/ family in the formation of the plan of care
  • Maintains current patient schedule board or book
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities

Education/Experience Requirements

Required: Graduate of an accredited University or College of physical therapy

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Required: License or temporary permit from the State of New York

Job Details

Req Id    86903 
Shift   Days
Shift Hours Worked    8.00 
FTE    1.066667 
Work Schedule    SALARIED GENERAL 
Employee Status    A1 - Full-Time 
Union  Non-Union

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Nearest Major Market: Utica