Physical Therapist - Part Time - Full Time and Weekend Track • Full-Time

Location:
Fulton, Montgomery, Schoharie, Herkimer, Hamilton, Saratoga and Warren Counties  
Description:
The Physical Therapist is responsible for assessments and coordinating an individualized plan of care in collaboration with the patient and transdisciplinary team to ensure a quality patient outcome. The Physical Therapist provides case management and therapy treatments under a physician’s order to patients of the Community Health Center under the Certified Home Health Care Agency, Long Term Home Health Care Program and Developmental Services and Independent Living Skills Training (ILST) Services (if applicable).  
Qualifications:
•Graduate of a school of Physical Therapy approved by Council on Medical Education of American Medical Association and American Physical Therapy Association.
•Licensed and currently registered by the New York State Education Department as a Physical Therapist.
•Minimum of two years’ experience with background in rehabilitation and chronic disease preferred.
•Developmental Services (if applicable): two years of experience with background in developmental services for children, ages birth to five years old, preferred.
•Independent Living Skills Training Services (ILST), if applicable: minimum of one year of experience completing functionally based assessments, developing a comprehensive treatment plan and teach individuals with disabilities and/or seniors to be more functionally independent; OR an individual with a Bachelors’ degree and two years of experience; OR an individual with a High School Diploma and three years’ experience.
•Current driver license, reliable vehicle, automobile insurance/registration.
•New York State Office of Children and Family Services State Central Register Database Check clearances.
•BLS preferred.
 
Responsibilities:
•Completes an initial and periodic evaluation of the patient’s physical therapy and rehabilitation goals.
•Continuously collects data comprehensively, accurately and systematically following the agency protocol (chapter 8).
•Analyzes the assessment data to develop an appropriate patient-centered plan of care and makes recommendations for additional services to meet the needs of the patient.
•In collaboration with the Therapy Department SCHN, the therapist individualizes the expected outcomes for each patient based on the clinical data and develops short and long term rehabilitation goals and developmental goals, in conjunction with the patient.
•Evaluates the effect of the interventions and progress toward the expected outcomes, follows-up and revises the plan of care.
•Provides instruction and ongoing evaluation to the patient, family, care giver and home health aides in patient care activities involving physical therapy regimens.
 
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Counties Served:

Fulton, Montgomery, Herkimer, Schoharie, Saratoga, Hamilton, and Warren Counties