Occupational Therapist - Skilled Nursing Facility - Buffalo, New York United States - 38103

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 38103
Title: Occupational Therapist - Skilled Nursing Facility
Job Location: Buffalo, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $75,000.00 - $95,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Direct Hire
Full Time
Competitive Compensation, based on experience
Full Benefits Package

 

ABOUT THE AREA:

Amherst is a suburb of Buffalo in New York. Buffalo is located in the Western part of New York. It is popular for several different things such as Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Wings and the wing festival, Powder Keg Festival, General Mills cereal plant, Teds footlong hotdogs, Canalside, St. Pattys Day Celebrations, Food trucks galore, rated a very clean city, hockey and more hockey, the largest two day food festival, and more! Niagara Falls is one of the seventh wonders of the world and you can be there in less than 30 minutes. The region is also well known for it many outstanding colleges & universities! 

You can be in Niagara Falls, Canada in 30 minutes
1.25 hours to Rochester
2.50 hours to Syracuse

JOB DESCRIPTION

Occupational Therapist Opening!

Location: Amherst, NY (Buffalo, NY area)

This position is a FLOAT position - will float to other facilities in the area.

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

Direct Hire
Full Time
Competitive Compensation, based on experience
Full Benefits Package


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.

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Graduation from an approved school of occupational therapy required.

2. State license to practice occupational therapy required.

3. Two years’ experience in occupational therapy preferred.

4. Interest in occupational therapy treatment programs for the geriatric and subacute.

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Graduation from an approved school of occupational therapy required.

2. State license to practice occupational therapy required.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree