Occupational Therapist - Lake Placid, New York United States - 44972



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 44972
Title: Occupational Therapist
Job Location: Lake Placid, 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?


  • ABOUT THE AREA:  Lake Placid is a village near the lake of the same name, in New York State’s 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.

         Competitive Compensation, based on experience.
         Excellent Benefits Package

JOB DESCRIPTION

Occupational Therapist Opening!

Location: Lake Placid, New York.

Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility

Direct Hire
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 Holidays are part of the schedule.

Responsibilities:

  • 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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