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Physical Therapist - Weekend

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York US


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Requisition Number: 12975

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Physical Therapist - Weekend


We are seeking a Per Diem Physical Therapist at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, New York to join our dynamic and experienced team of inpatient Physical Therapists in providing high quality care to our surrounding community in a fast-paced acute care environment. Patient populations include: Cardiac/Cardiothoracic surgery, Orthopedic, Neuro, Oncology, Trauma and general med-surg. Primary responsibilities include: - Evaluation, treatment and care planning for all patient populations-primarily geriatric - Providing patient and caregiver education and training for carryover at home - Working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team to promote and plan safe discharge to home or alternate level of care - Participating in quality assurance and performance improvement activities of the department. - Collaborating with other Physical Medicine teammates to streamline workflow and maximize daily caseload efficiencies.


  • NYS PT license Acute Care experience
  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program with a BS, MS, or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy 
  • NYS PT license 
  • Current BLS (CPR) certification required.
  • Acute Care Experience is preferred Vassar Brothers Medical Center is a 365-bed teaching hospital and is also a Level II Trauma Center.

 Location: Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Work Type: Per Diem

Work Shift: 2 weekends, weekday coverage 730-4pm

Pay Rate: $32 and up based on YOE

City: Poughkeepsie

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Physical Therapist - Weekend

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Poughkeepsie, New York US

Job Number: 40520