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Fedcap Physical Therapist in Albany, New York

We are hiring in Albany NY! Join us this summer at Camp Colonie for an exciting opportunity as a Physical Therapist.

Mission: Easterseals New York's mission is to spread help, hope, and answers-

Easterseals is a standard-bearer for creating equity and access for people with disabilities and other barriers to long term self-sufficiency. For 100 years, Easterseals has been an indispensable resource for people and families living with disabilities. Throughout all life's moments -- from the extraordinary to the ordinary and everything in between -- Easterseals is here to help people and families realize and reach for their full potential.

Job Title: Physical Therapist

Location: Albany, NY

Position Type: Full Time - Temporary

Position Summary:

Easterseals Camp Colonie is accepting resumes for a Physical Therapist. Camp Colonie is a unique outdoor summer school and recreational program for children with disabilities.

Applicants must be available June 26th -August 11th

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work as a member of the team (family, staff and other service providers) to provide quality support and services for children and their families.

  • Participate in team evaluations to determine developmental status and initial or ongoing eligibility.

  • Develop IEP's with other team members.

  • Work jointly with families in planning and implementing supports and services to children and their families within natural settings.

  • Maintain professional standards, and current skills in therapy techniques.

  • Provide physical therapy services for children.

  • Write progress notes on time schedule addressing the child's strengths, needs and progress.

  • Complete daily associated duties including treatment notes and attendance records.

  • Complete record keeping as required by licensing/certifying agency.

  • Aid in maintaining equipment and workspace.

  • Attend staff meetings, case conferences, and other meetings as assigned.

  • Assist in staff development and training.

  • Assist in program planning and development.

  • Supervise assigned students in specialty area.

  • Adhere to the policies and procedures of the program and Agency.

Experience and Education:

Bachelor's Degree from a physical therapy school approved by the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Medical Association

Current license by the Board of Registration in Medicine in the State of New York.

Three years experience working with young children as a physical therapist preferred.

Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer