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Physical Therapist

Department: Physical Therapy
Location: Buffalo, NY

Job Summary:
The Community Health Center of Buffalo (CHCB) is seeking a full-time Physical Therapist to join our large, diverse, and well-established health center in Buffalo, NY. As a Physical Therapist, you will be responsible for developing and implementing physical therapy services for patients and working as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide quality healthcare. This position offers a generous benefits and paid time off package.

- Evaluate patients' conditions and needs through assessments and review of medical history
- Develop individualized physical therapy plans, including activities, goals, and desired outcomes
- Demonstrate exercises and techniques, and ensure patients' understanding and ability to perform treatments
- Work with and educate patients' families as needed
- Make recommendations about special equipment and provide instructions on their usage
- Assess and record patients' activities and progress in electronic medical records
- Provide reports to other healthcare providers for coordination of care
- Participate in Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance activities
- Provide education to patients
- Provide clinical direction to Physical Therapist Assistant and support staff
- Adhere to clinical policies and procedures, including infection control and confidentiality
- Assist with administrative triage when necessary
- Comply with guidelines from regulatory agencies governing healthcare delivery
- Develop and review policies and procedures
- Attend meetings as required
- Perform special assignments as requested
- Direct, instruct, and evaluate medical students assigned to CHCB

- Master's Degree in Physical Therapy
- Possession of a license and current registration to practice Physical Therapy in New York State
- Computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office
- Experience using an Electronic Medical Record System

Preferred Qualifications:
- Doctorate Degree
- Specialty focus certifications earned through the American Physical Therapy Association
- Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification
- Professional Membership Affiliations
- Experience with eClinical Works

Physical Demands:
This position requires periods of sitting, standing, walking, bending, and stooping. Significant job stress may be associated with the position, and evening work may be required.

$68,000 - $85,000 depending on experience.

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