Occupational Therapist - Orchard Park, New York United States - 45595



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 45595
Title: Occupational Therapist
Job Location: Orchard Park, New York - United States
Remote Job: Unknown
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
New Grads Welcome
Competitive Compensation, based on experience
Excellent Full Benefits Package

ABOUT THE AREA:

Hamburg is the town on the western border of Erie County and is south of Buffalo. Hamburg is one of the southern towns in Erie County. 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, Canal-side, St. Patrick's 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 its 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:

Direct Hire
Full Time (Weekdays Some Weekends and Holidays Required) 
Competitive Compensation, based on experience
Excellent Full Benefits Package

Location: Hamburg, New York (Southern suburb of Buffalo, NY)

Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility

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.

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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