The Physical Therapist designs and implements treatment programs to maximize functional independence. The Physical Therapist evaluates the efficacy of the programs, evaluates and treats patients with cancer-related disabilities, and provides instruction to patients and caretakers in preparation for therapy and discharge. They also document interventions and communications with health professionals, participate in educational programs, and supervise physical therapy clinical interns and physical therapy assistants as needed.
Applicants must have a License to practice as a physical therapist in the State of New York. They must also have a Doctorate degree from an approved physical therapy program; or a Master’s degree from an approved physical therapy program and the equivalent of one year of full time experience in physical therapy or a related field; or a Bachelor’s degree from an approved physical therapy program and the equivalent of three years of full-time experience in physical therapy or a related field. The preferred candidate will have acute care and/or oncology care experience, electronic medical documentation experience, and coordination of hospital discharge planning experience. They will also have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Interested applicants may apply by uploading a cover letter and resume below in Microsoft Word or PDF format.