Occupational Therapist - Ticonderoga, New York United States - 22711



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 22711
Title: Occupational Therapist
Job Location: Ticonderoga, 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?


Occupational Therapist
Direct Hire - Full-time

Overview

  • 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 inservice training programs upon request.
  • Records and updates resident's care plan.

About the Area:

There is no wonder why Ticonderoga manifests historic charm, scenic beauty, and an abundance of recreation and activities, being the name's origin is from the Iroquois word tekontaroken, meaning it is at the junction of two waterways. This lovely little town nestled between Lake George and Lake Champlain.  If you love the outdoors, there is no end to the enjoyment you will get from this area.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Occupational Therapist
Direct Hire - Full-time

Overview

  • 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 inservice training programs upon request.
  • Records and updates resident's care plan.

About the Area:

There is no wonder why Ticonderoga manifests historic charm, scenic beauty, and an abundance of recreation and activities, being the name's origin is from the Iroquois word tekontaroken, meaning it is at the junction of two waterways. This lovely little town nestled between Lake George and Lake Champlain.  If you love the outdoors, there is no end to the enjoyment you will get from this area.

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements

  • 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.

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

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