Job Opportunity Details

Job ID Specialty Geographic Location City State Recruiter
2048360 Occupational Therapist North Creek NY USA Staffing Network

In HouseID:
9317

Job Description

This is an Occupational Therapist Opportunity Only!

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Company Name: USA Staffing Network
Recruiter Name: Alex Bakker
Contact Phone: 585-387-0323

Job Title: Occupational Therapist

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Occupational Therapist - Direct Position: Staff Occupational Therapist
Location: North Creek, NY

Great opportunity for an Occupational Therapist at a Skilled Nursing Facility in North Creek, NY.

Located approximately in the eastern Adirondack Region of New York State.

Full time - Direct hire - With Full Benefits

Mon-Fri - Days 37.5 hrs per week

Occupational Therapist will assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services.
This position is responsible for administering skilled occupational therapy treatments, ensuring that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times.
This position assumes the responsibilities of the Director of Occupational Therapy during absences as assigned.
Reports to the Director of Occupational Therapy

Responsibilities include:
Assess|screen patient's daily living|work-related skills and develop therapeutic retraining programs with measurable objectives.
Administer and interpret diagnostic and prognostic tests of function to patients in their homes or other settings to assist the physician in evaluating the patient's level of function
Confer with the patient's physician and other health care team members and participate in development|revision of the Plan of Care Treatment
Provide therapeutic treatment and instruction to patients in accordance with physician orders to improve|restore strength, coordination, range-of-motion and function or teach compensation measures
Review|expand the retraining programs in a manner consistent with the behavioral goals of each patient and within the guidelines of the rehabilitation program as a whole
Consult with other vocational team members, as appropriate, to develop and implement vocationally oriented plans consistent with the needs and capabilities of patients
Report patient status and progress to the physician, rehabilitation staff, manager, patient and family members
Participate in care coordination and discharge planning activities and act as a resource to other health care personnel in meeting patient's needs
Design community reintegration activities to assist the client in the physical reconditioning effort, and|or the psychological adjustment and coordinate the plan with members of the interdisciplinary team
Recommend and|or design special adaptive equipment for clients to improve residence or working environments or improve their participation in the rehabilitation program and|or community
Design|train staff and family members to carry out the retraining program including dressing, feeding, grooming and hygiene skills, participate in team and family educational meetings
Coordinate|oversee|supervise|instruct and evaluates Occupational Therapy Assistant performance in implementing occupational therapy services
Accurately and thoroughly document patients' care observations, interventions and evaluation on the day services are rendered.
Ensure that interim (verbal) orders received from the physician are accurately documented and implemented.
Submit evaluation, treatment plans and discharge summary to the supervisor and care management staff

Requirements
Graduation from an approved school of occupational therapy required.
New York State license to practice occupational therapy required.
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.




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