Physical Therapist 9/13/2016
Visiting Nurse Service Of New York
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY 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 to more than 35,000 patients, helping them to live the best lives possible.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
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.
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