The Physical Therapist while under the supervision of Sr. Clinical Coordinator will implement individualized Physical Therapy services for the individuals supported. The scope of the physical therapy treatment is individually determined based on need and shall enhance functional capacity and level of independence to the individuals we support. Treatment includes the following areas, Functional mobility training, monitoring strength and flexibility, DME evaluations, orthotics evaluations and developing positioning plans. The physical therapist is responsible for documenting functional statuses, positioning plans, monthly treatment logs, and response to clinical inquiries. The PT will provide staff education in spinal anatomy and use of proper body mechanics during work related activities depending on job description.
This postion is Subject to Day time Hours:
Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy and at least two years experience working with intellectually disabled population is preferred. Must be licensed and currently registered at a Phsycial Therapist by the New York State Department of Education.
The Arc of Rensselaer County is a non-profit agency located in Troy, NY supporting individuals with disabilities and their families throughout Rensselaer County. We are an association of people with disabilities, parents, professionals and community members dedicated to building the capacity of the community to fully include persons with disabilities.
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