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Occupational Therapist

75,000 – 95,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/30/22

Job Description

Job description:

  • Occupational Therapist -

  • Location:Lake Placid, New York.
  • Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility
  • DIRECT HIRE:PERMANENT, OR A 13 WEEK TRAVELER ASSIGNMENT (WILL ACCEPT EITHER)
  • New OT Program Grads Welcome
  • Full Time
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience.
  • Excellent Benefits Package

Occupational therapy staff members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services.

State specific Occupational Therapy license required.

Weekdays, Weekends and rotating holidays are part of the schedule.

  • Responsibilities:

Initiates skilled occupational therapy treatments in accordance with physicians orders; maintains required contact with physician.

Maintains written evaluations, progress notes, MDS records and discharge summaries for residents in occupational therapy program.

Confers with other health care staff regarding special needs of residents to enhance rehabilitation or maintenance of function.

Provides input for the Resident Care Planning meetings and attends during absences of the Director of Occupational Therapy.

Maintains statistical records of residents treatments.

Assists with in-service training programs upon request.

Records and updates residents care plan.

  • Qualifications:

Graduation from an approved school of occupational therapy required.

State license to practice occupational therapy required.

Two years experience in occupational therapy preferred.

Interest in occupational therapy treatment programs for the geriatric and subacute populations utilizing a team approach.

Ability to direct others necessary.

Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing required.

Sense of responsibility and ability to work well with residents, families, and other staff members required.

Qualities of maturity, diplomacy, and ability to work well with others required.

Ability to work with geriatric and chronically ill residents, as well as other professionals in a friendly and helpful manner necessary.

Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required

Qualifications:
  • Graduation from an approved school of occupational therapy required.
  • State license to practice occupational therapy required.
Why is This a Great Opportunity:
  • ABOUT THE AREA: Lake Placid is a village near the lake of the same name, in New York States Adirondack Mountains. It's known as a Winter Olympics venue and a hub for snow sports and other outdoor pursuits. In the center of town, Mirror Lake has a trail around the shoreline. The Lake Placid Olympic Museum is a popular attraction. It is a short drive to many well-known colleges & universities and Lake George for recreation & relaxation.
  • New OT Program Grads Welcome
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • Direct Hire
  • Traveler Accepted

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 75000

Salary Max : 95000

Currency Type : US Dollars



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