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.

*RN-There is a full-time position 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.

*Part time and a full time opening for a Dietary worker.

*Full time Certified Nursing Assistant

As a Certified Nursing Assistant, you'll provide routine nursing care to assure the highest degree of quality resident and patient care that can be maintained at all times. This includes assisting in all aspects of bedside nursing care and activities in daily living. Responsibilities include promoting restorative nursing care as directed, recording resident/patient responses to specific restorative rehabilitation goals, and anticipating resident/patient needs and making rounds routinely. Success in this role requires the ability to recognize and respect the individual emotion, social and cultural needs of residents/patient including their religious beliefs. You'll be accountable for maintaining good communications and interpersonal relations with residents, visitors, providers and facility employees.

Contact Peggy Hiner at 632-3165 or visit our website at www.wheatlandmemorial.org for an application.

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.