• Posted on: May 31, 2024
  • Location: Lake Placid, NY
  • Job ID: 14295e21
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Posted on: May 31, 2024
  • Location: Lake Placid, NY
  • Job ID: 14295e21
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare

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Physical Therapist – 15k Sign-on Bonus
  • Pay Rate Range :  $44.01 – $66.02 / hour PLUS experience credit.
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience.
  • Gas Allowance Stipend.
  • Excellent Benefits Package – Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, HRA, FSA, PTO w/ Buy Back option.
  • PT Traveler Accepted. (Will Pay Full Housing).
  • Direct Hire
  • Full Time.
  • Recognition Program with points to redeem for prizes and gift cards.
  • Employee Referral Program.
  • Mentorship Program.
  • Continuing education program with a benefit of up to $1,000 (based on tenure).
  • Increased Tuition Assistance Program for Clinical Tracks. 
  • New Physical Therapist Grads Welcome.
  • Setting:  Skilled Nursing Facility – Newly, Renovated Building.
  • This position will be staffed specifically in the REHAB unit.
  • Location: Lake Placid, NY (Home of the 1980 Winter Olympics)
  1. Physical therapy staff members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services.
  2. State specific Physical Therapy license is required.


  • Initiates skilled physical therapy treatments in accordance with physician’s orders; maintains required contact with physician.

  • Maintains written evaluations, progress notes and discharge summaries for residents in physical therapy program.

  • Confers with other health care staff regarding special needs of residents to enhance rehabilitation or maintenance of function.

  • Provides input for the Resident Care Planning meetings and attends during absences of the Director Physical Therapy.

  • Maintains statistical records of residents’ treatments.

  • Assists with in-service training programs upon request.

  • Records and updates resident’s plan of care in the Inter-disciplinary Kardex.

  • Submits requisition for supplies needed in the treatment of residents to Director Physical Therapy.

  • Assumes all duties of the Director Physical Therapy during absences including supervision of Physical Therapy Aides and responsibility for all necessary documentation.


  • Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy required.
  • State license to practice physical therapy required.
  • New PT Grads Welcome
  • Two years’ experience in physical therapy preferred.
  • Interest in physical therapy treatment programs for the geriatric and subacute populations necessary.
  • Ability to direct others necessary.
 About the area:  
  • Lake Placid is a village near the lake of the same name, in New York State’s beautiful Adirondack Mountains. It’s known as a Winter Olympics venue and a hub for snow sports and other outdoor pursuits. In the center of town, Mirror Lake has a trail around the shoreline. The Lake Placid Olympic Museum is a popular attraction.
  • It boast beautiful landscapes and activities to enjoy for the outdoor recreation enthusiast.

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