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Physical Therapist - Newly Licensed

Overview

Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation’s largest not-for-profit community-based health system. VNSNY provides a comprehensive array of home- and community-based programs, including health plans, tailored to the needs of high-risk, vulnerable New Yorkers, improving their quality of life. Each day,more than 18,000 VNSNY employees — including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, dieticians, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals — deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources tomore than35,000 patients, helping them to live the best lives possible.

Responsibilities

Newly licensed PT participates in a comprehensive six month program to advance their skills in delivering a plan of care. A senior PT is paired with the newly licensed to support their learning and skill development.

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 VNSNY Rehab Intern preferred. Basic PC skills preferred. Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs.