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Minimum Qualifications Promotion: One year of permanent service as Physical Therapist. Open Competitive: License to practice physical therapy and two years of post-licensing physical therapy experience. A Master’s Degree in physical therapy may be substituted for one year of the experience.
Duties Description The duties will include providing Professional Physical Therapy Services of a generalized, specialized and technical nature. The Senior Physical Therapist will provide interventions, write plans of care, act as a member of interdisciplinary teams, supervise Physical Therapy Assistants, attend meetings, provide specialized training for staff, including new employee orientation. The Senior Physical therapist will participate in committees. Daily travel is necessary throughout Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, and Southern Saratoga Counties.
Additional Comments • Family and household member relationships: OPWDD policy may impact eligibility for this position. Employees are responsible for recognizing the relationship and not posting for positions where it would be a concern. Before you apply read Section 120.27 of the Region 3 Policy Manual. Please e-mail ODHPRSNL if you have you need help determining if this policy applies to you.
• CAPA: Must be cleared by the NYS Central Register for Child Abuse and Maltreatment, if position requires working with minors and not previously cleared.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
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Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and résumé by November 17, 2017 at 4:00pm, to:
Human Resources Office
Capital District DDSO – OD Heck Campus
500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, NY 12304
Please reference the above EOA #17-601 in all correspondence.