The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation's largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties. For 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to meeting the health care needs of New Yorkers with compassionate, high-quality home health care. We offer a wide range of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs of our patients, members, and clients from before birth to the end of life.
Each day, more than 13,000 VNSNY employees - including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals - deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 48,000 patients and members, helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
Two days per week minimum.
Provides physical therapy to VNSNY home care patients through comprehensive assessment. Develops and implements a plan of care consistent with the Agencys goals and Rehabilitation department policies and procedures. Works under general supervision.
Licensure: New York State License and current registration in Physical Therapy required. Valid drivers license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs.
Education: Masters Degree in Physical Therapy, Health Science, Exercise Science, or related field or entry level Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from a program approved by the New York State Department of Education required.
Experience: Minimum of one year physical therapy experience or successful completion of the probationary period as a VNS Rehab Intern preferred. Basic PC skills preferred. Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs.