Occupational Therapist - Rochester, New York United States - 17944



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 17944
Title: Occupational Therapist
Job Location: Rochester, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $75,000.00 - $95,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


This is a full time - 40 hr/week opportunity!
Occupational Therapy
Direct Hire with Benefits
Rochester, New York
Bilingual skills are helpful

Summary: 

The Occupational Therapist administers agency standardized (OT) Occupational Therapy evaluations of patient functions and deficits consistent with requirements of homecare practice. 

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities 

  • Establishes a treatment plan of care for physician review and approval. 
  • Documents treatment given and patient response for the clinical record. 
  • Records summary and secures physician orders for continuing care. 
  • Educates patient, family, and Home Health Aides as appropriate. 
  • Participates in patient discharge planning to meet continuing care needs. 
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary care conferences as indicated. 
  • Secures medical equipment for patient as part of care plan. 

About the Area
Rochester is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York. With a population of 208,046 residents, Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo.
It is home to numerous cultural institutions and hosts a number of festivals every year. One is the Lilac Festival that is held for ten days every May, when nearly 400 varieties of lilacs bloom, and 100,000 visitors arrive.
You can find hiking, fishing, boating, kayaking, camping, motocross, skiing, tubing, skating,
And so much more.
1 ½ hours west of Rochester is Niagara Falls. Southeast is the Finger Lakes and wine country.
1 hour to Syracuse
3 ½ hours to Adirondack Mountains
3 ½  hours to Toronto, Canada

JOB DESCRIPTION

This is a full time - 40 hr/week opportunity!
Occupational Therapy
Direct Hire with Benefits
Rochester, New York
Bilingual skills are helpful

Summary: 

The Occupational Therapist administers agency standardized (OT) Occupational Therapy evaluations of patient functions and deficits consistent with requirements of homecare practice. 

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities 

  • Establishes a treatment plan of care for physician review and approval. 
  • Documents treatment given and patient response for the clinical record. 
  • Records summary and secures physician orders for continuing care. 
  • Educates patient, family, and Home Health Aides as appropriate. 
  • Participates in patient discharge planning to meet continuing care needs. 
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary care conferences as indicated. 
  • Secures medical equipment for patient as part of care plan. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications 

NOTE: 
We include multiple levels of classification differentiated by demonstrated knowledge, skills, and the ability to manage increasingly independent and/or complex assignments, broader responsibility, additional decision making, and in some cases, becoming a resource to others. In addition to using this differentiated approach to place new hires, it also provides guideposts for employee development and promotional opportunities. 

  • BS in Occupational Therapy from an accredited curriculum and at least 1 year of direct experience. 
  • Must have current licensure from NYS in (OT) Occupational Therapy. 
  • Demonstrated experience working with community resources using strong interpersonal dynamics, quality improvement strategies and techniques. 
  • Required ability to interpret and discuss written medical documentation. 
  • Expert skills in presenting case information. 
  • Ability to travel required. 
  • Bilingual skills are helpful. 

Required

  • Bachelors or better in Occupational Therapy.

Licenses & Certifications Required

  • Occupational Therapist

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

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