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Bassett Healthcare Physical Therapist in Cooperstown, New York

The best thing about this role Are you looking to make a difference by improving the health of our patients? Here you will find an innovative culture that is patient-focused and dedicated to making a difference. We are committed to helping the population we serve, and our communities, achieve optimum health and enjoy the best quality of life possible. Recently named a Forbes America's Best-In-State Employer 2022! What you'll do The Physical Therapist works directly with individuals to restore or improve physical abilities, promote behavioral changes, adapt surroundings, and/or teach new skills, to achieve optimal physical function and prevent disabilities, in accordance with principles and practices of the profession. The Physical Therapist may provide evaluation and treatment of patients in acute care, nursing home, short-term rehabilitation and/or outpatient settings. The Physical Therapist oversees services provided by Physical Therapy Assistants and aides. They are required to work as part of a multi-disciplinary care team. They may assist in quality improvement and new programming initiative development. This position reports to the Rehab Supervisor, Rehab Manager and Director of Rehabilitation Services. Maintains licensure by obtaining required CEUs as determined by NYS Practice Act Adheres to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state and local requirements and Joint Commission (TJC) standards. Performs a comprehensive physical, psychosocial, and safety assessment as evidenced by clinical documentation. Identifies those functional problems that require physical therapy intervention based on an accurate assessment of the patients status. Must be capable of understanding and carrying out prescribed therapy services as requested by physicians and/or midlevel providers. Develops a plan of care to promote optimum function and safety, as documented in the clinical record. Completes all required documentation following evaluation, treatment and procedures and ensures that documentation reflects care provided and outcomes achieved. Demonstrates the ability to evaluate and treat the assigned number of patients per day, and determine the need for follow up visits to maximize the functional outcomes Maintains current knowledge and awareness of insurance regulations related to provision of therapy services Acts fiscally responsible in use & request of supplies, and in submitting patient charges in a timely manner. Ability to handle and operate therapy equipment, including but not limited to: safe patient handling equipment, exercise machines, and/or modalities Coordinates patient care with other clinical team members ensuring optimal patient care and communication Maintains and enhances personal and professional knowledge, as well as promotes professional standards in physical therapy Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment. Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a team inter and intra departmentally to facilitate the department’s ability to meet its goals and objectives. Additional duties as assigned. What we need from you Education: Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited college or university, required Masters of DPT, preferred. Experience: Experience as a Physical Therapist prior to employment is preferred. New grads will be considered. License/ Certification: NYS license to practice PT, or a valid temporary permit as per NYSED licensing requirements, required. BLS CPR - within 6 months of date of hire, required. Skills: Clinical Skills Communication Computer Skill Reading/Writing/Comprehension Creative Thinking Time Management Organizing/Categorizing records Attention to Detail Interacting with People Physical Requirements: Light Work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work. Occasional: balancing, climbing, crouching, repetitive motion, stooping, fit testing. Frequent: typing/ clerical/ dexterity, grasping, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, seeing/ monitor/ computer use, standing, talking, visual acuity (color, depth, perception), walking. Constant: hearing Hazards: Occasional: bodily fluids/ bloodborne exposure Working Conditions: Occasional: extreme temperatures Travel: Occasional Travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. Total Rewards Bassett Healthcare Network’s commitment to our employees includes benefit programs carefully designed with the needs and values of all our employees in mind. Many of the benefits we offer are paid fully or in large part by Bassett. Our generous benefits offerings include: Paid time off, including company holidays, vacation, and sick time Medical, dental and vision insurance Life insurance and disability protection Retirement benefits including an employer match And more! Specific benefit offerings may vary by location and/or position. We are also offering a sign-on bonus for this position! Details and eligibility requirements will be discussed during the interview process. Current employees of Bassett Healthcare Network are not eligible and are encouraged to apply through the internal job board. This position is eligible for a sign on bonus up to: USD $10,000.00 Pay Range Salary is based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, training, and fair market evaluation based on industry standards. The above compensation range represents a good faith belief of the compensation range by Bassett Healthcare Network, and its entities and affiliates, at the time of this posting or advertisement. Pay Range Minimum: USD $39.01/Hr. Pay Range Maximum: USD $58.51/Hr. We love the difference people bring We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.