Physical Therapy

 

Employment

At Wheatland Memorial Healthcare, we are committed to making a difference in the lives of our residents and patients whom seek treatment in our facility. We work together to promote independence and social interaction in a safe, supportive environment. Our dedication to respect and compassion makes Wheatland Memorial Healthcare great place to work. We are currently seeking exceptional people who share our vision and commitment to our residents, patients and staff. If you think you would make a great addition to our family at Wheatland Memorial Healthcare, we would love to meet you.

* Environmental Services Tech- Full time position open for an Environmental Services Technician in our Housekeeping Department and Laundry Department. Hours and shifts will vary and you must be able to work some nights and weekends

* CNA
There are full, part-time and casual positions open for licensed CNA’s. Twelve hour day and night shifts along with 5pm to 9pm shifts available. Responsible for providing basic nursing care and the carrying out of specific orders for patients and residents. Protects and promotes patients/residents rights and assists each patient/resident to maintain independence and control to the greatest extent possible.

*RN – Charge Nurse
There are full, part-time and casual positions open for a Registered Nurse. Twelve hour shifts, days and nights. Responsible for directing and evaluating the total nursing care for a 25 bed critical access hospital including the ER.

*Claims Specialist
There is full-time position open for a Claims Specialist. Medical billing experience recommended, computer experience, confidentiality and great customer service skills are a must.

*Patient Accounts Specialist
There is full-time position open for a Patient Accounts Specialist. Business Office experience recommended, computer experience, confidentiality and great customer service skills are a must.

*Director of Nursing
There is a full-time position open for a DON. Must be accountable and responsible for the practice of nursing within Wheatland Memorial. Providing leadership for the development and advancement of nursing. Collaborates with medical providers and other departments to coordinate patient care. BSN and previous supervisory/management experience required.

*Medical Technologist or MLT
There is a full-time position open for a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Technician with at least 3 years experience. Applicant must be willing to obtain certification as a Limited Permit Holder in Radiology. Position requires some night and weekend call.

Contact Peggy Hiner at 632-3165 or peggy.hiner@wheatlandmemorial.org for more information.

Physical Therapy


Patient on Bike

Regaining Strength, Mobility and Quality of life

  • Help restore mobility, strength and function for people with muscular-skeletal problems, neurological dysfunctions, and surgeries.
  • Help people adapt to permanent disabilities: stoke, amputation, polio etc.
  • Assist with systemic dysfunction: breathing problems, allergies, fibromyalgia
  • Instruct in proper body mechanics and lifting techniques
  • Treat for pain: headaches, back, neck, extremities

 

Physical Therapy Services are provided to

  • Outpatient of all ages
  • Hospital patients: acute/sub-acute (skilled), long term care
  • Occasional teaching to new employees, other business employees

 

Treatment modalities and procedures available

  • Heat/cold modalities
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Ultrasound
  • Anodyne
  • Massage
  • Soft tissue mobilization
  • Joint mobilization
  • Range of motion-stretching exercises
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Relaxation techniques and breathing exercise
  • Instructions in body mechanics

 

Adrie Min-Physical Therapist

Adrie Min grew up twenty miles from Amsterdam, Holland. Adrie worked as a physical therapist for almost nine years in Holland before starting his American adventure. Adrie, wifePhysical Therpist - Adrie Maria and their two year old daughter immigrated to Massachusetts in August 1988. There he took his PT exam in Boston.

In 1995, Adrie and his family settled in Ryegate after joining Wheatland Memorial Healthcare’s team in 1994. In the meantime, their family grew with another daughter and son.

Adrie has been passionate to continue his education. Some examples of his studies include; but not limited to: spinal mobilization, myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, shiatsu massage, reflexology, and primal reflex release.

What Adrie likes best about being a Physical Therapist at Wheatland Memorial is that he feels he is able to help people toward higher function, to be pain free, for a better quality of life.