Occupational Therapist - Brockport, New York United States - 44746



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 44746
Title: Occupational Therapist
Job Location: Brockport, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $60,000.00 - $85,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


?Direct Hire
Competitive Compensation, based on experience
Excellent Full Benefits Package

About the area:  Explore a world of art, theater, music, photography, history, nature and play in Rochester, New York. From standing in the parlor where Susan B. Anthony was arrested to listening to great jazz on the streets. Rochester is located on the Southern shore of Lake Ontario and sits at the center of the historic Erie Canal. Only a 90 minute drive to Niagara Falls, 1.5 hours to the Finger Lakes wine country and 6 hours to New York City. World class events such as the International Jazz Festival and the Highland Park Lilac Festival, PGA and LPGA championships, etc. attract nearly two million visitors each year. The George Eastman Museum, the National Museum of Play at the Strong and the National Toy Hall of fame are popular with all ages. This beautiful area abounds with state and local parks which offer summer and winter sports, camping, etc. Many well known colleges & universities in the area as well.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Occupational Therapist Opening!

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

Location: Brockport, NY (A western suburb of Rochester, NY)

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.

Rotating Weekdays, Weekends and Holidays are part of the schedule.

  • Initiates skilled occupational therapy treatments in accordance with physician’s 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 resident’s 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.

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

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