Physical Therapist (Acute Rehab)
Rochester, New York
A career in long-term care provides meaningful relationships with residents and loved ones while improving their quality of life. Our collaborative team structures and flexible scheduling allow for work-life balance and overall job satisfaction.
We provide the tools, tuition, and guidance to allow our employees to grow from Licensed Practical Nurse all the way to leadership positions.
As a Physical Therapist for Acute Rehab, your ability to design, plan and implement personalized physical therapy intervention greatly enhances patient function and overall quality of life.
STATUS: Per Diem
LOCATION: Golisano Acute Rehab at Unity Hospital
DEPARTMENT: Physical Therapy (Inpatient)
SCHEDULE: Day (Weekday & Weekend)
Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy or Bachelor’s degree with prior experience as a licensed Physical Therapist required.
Current New York State license or a limited permit as a Registered Physical Therapist
Prior Physical Therapist experience preferred.
Treatment & Planning. Meet patient goals and needs by providing quality, evidence-based care; assess, develop and implement an individualized treatment plan; help the patient accomplish treatment plan and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises; instruct, encourage and assist patients in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities and daily-living activities
Discharge Management. Assure continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs; instruct patients, families and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommend and provide assistive equipment; recommend outpatient or home health follow-up programs
Leadership. Develop physical therapy staff by providing information; develop and conduct in-service training programs
Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Helping you grow
Discover all the ways Rochester Regional Health supports your professional development and personal growth in Long Term Care.
LPN Residency Program
A 12-month, accredited program designed to help all newly licensed nurses as they transition into clinical practice.
This program lets our nurses develop their clinical expertise while they form strong and lasting relationships with their peers.
We empower our nurses to develop professionally through advancement on our clinical ladder. In return for advancing, nurses receive monetary recognition with an add-on of up to $3.00 per/hr.
As a full-time employee, you can receive low or no cost tuition to advance your nursing degree. Assistance rates are:
Assistance rates are:
- LPN to ASN: $3,000
Find Your Way
Rochester Regional Health makes finding the career path that is right for you our top priority. Learn more about the programs we have developed to help you build a successful and fulfilling nursing career.
Rochester Regional Health nurses are automatically enrolled in our fully accredited 12-month Nurse Residency program, allowing you to learn alongside knowledgeable professionals and while taking one of two paths:
Paid Training Program
- Excel Nursing Program
- Explore Nursing Program
- New Graduate Nursing Fellowships
Bedside on Expansive Specialty Units
- Acute Medicine
Following your residency and with the guidance of our skilled leadership team, you will have the opportunity to select the career path that interests you, including these common paths:
Become a specialist within the expansive specialty unit that you are most passionate about, including:
- Long Term Care
- Short-term rehabilitation
- Long-term rehabilitation
- Joint replacement and complex fracture recovery
- Complex Wound Care Respite Care
- IV Therapy
- Pain Management
- Respiratory Therapy
- Hospice Care
- Respite Care
- Pain Management
- Speech, Physical and occupational therapy
- Transitional Services
- Neurobehavioral care
- Post-acute Care
- Ventilator Care
- Orthopedic Rehab
- Peritoneal Dialysis and Hemodialysis
LPN, Rochester Regional Health
Help others broaden their skills and proficiencies as a:
- Nurse Educator
- Nursing Aide Training Program Instructor
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Lead the way for other nurses with positions that include:
- Clinical Nurse Leader
- Off-shift Director
- Nurse Manager
- Assistant Director of Nursing
- Director of Nursing
- Nursing Administrator
Kristina butler RN, BSN
Director, LTC Nursing,
DeMay Living Center
Take care of every person at every level by joining departments that require your expertise including:
- Call Center
- Care Management
- Clinical Informatics
- Infection Prevention
- Nurse Recruitment (HR)
- Patient Safety & Quality
- Performance Improvement
- Utilization Review