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Physical Therapist

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Island Park
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

PHYSICAL THERAPIST -


Full-time
Permanent
Direct Hire
New Grads Welcome



  • Competitive Compensation
  • Great Benefits Package
  • Professional Growth & Stability
  • Innovative Training Programs



    Location: Island Park, NY (12 Miles SE of JFK Airport - SW Long Island)
    Summary:
    The Physical Therapist examines Residents upon admission, and then develops/administers therapy plans to manage their conditions, prevent further disabilities, and achieve long-term health benefits.
    The primary focus is to promote movements, reduce pain, and prevent disability through exercise therapy, manual therapy and other techniques.
    Duties Include:

    • Evaluate a Resident's condition and develop an appropriate physical rehabilitation plan.
    • Help Residents to improve their mobility.
    • Relieve Resident's pain using exercises, hands-on therapy, stretching, and physical therapy devices.
    • Teach Residents how to use physical therapy equipment.
    • Help Residents through their tasks and monitor their performance.
    • Tell Residents what they should anticipate in different stages of their recovery and how they will handle each situation.
    • Maintain Resident confidence and protect facility operations by keeping information confidential.
    • Supervise the activities of physical therapy assistants when required.
    • Maintains a safe and clean working environment.
    • Protects Residents and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
    • Comply with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements.
    • Contribute to inter-disciplinary team efforts in resident care

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program
      • Current New York State PT License
      • Experience in skilled nursing/long term care, a plus

        About the area: Island Park is a small island in southern Nassau County located between the mainland and the Island of Long Beach, NY. In 1926, Island Park became an incorporated village. The Island Park community covers a little over 1.5 square miles. It is divided into three jurisdictions: the Incorporated Village of Island Park to the south, Barnum Island to the east and north, and Harbor Isle to the west.

Keywords: Gables Search Group, New York , Physical Therapist, Other , Island Park, New York

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