Job Opportunity Details

Job ID Specialty Geographic Location City State Recruiter
2368177 Occupational/Physical Therapy Lake Placid NY USA Staffing Network

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

Job Title: Assistant Director of Rehabilitation - PT or OT

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Job Description

This is an Occupational/Physical Therapy Opportunity Only!

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(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Occupational/Physical Therapy - Assistant Director of Rehabilitation -
*Must be either a Physical Therapist or an Occupational Therapist
Direct Hire
Full-Time
Excellent Benefits Package & Competitive Salary
Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility
Location: Lake Placid, NY

Responsibilities:
1. Assumes the duties of the Director of Rehabilitation Services in absence of the Director.
2. Initiates skilled therapy treatments in accordance with physician’s orders and rehabilitation goals; maintains required contract with physician.
3. Maintains written evaluations, progress notes, MDS records and discharge summaries for residents in therapy program according to state, federal and facility policies; makes written recommendations for inter-disciplinary care planning and treatment.
4. Collaborates with other members of the inter-disciplinary health care team to integrate rehabilitation goals into the comprehensive care plan.
5. Provides input for Resident Care Planning (RCP) and Resident|Family Care Plan Review meetings; attends when appropriate; completes required documentation after the meetings.
6. Maintains statistical records of residents’ treatments.
7. Assists with education and in-service trainings when needed.
8. Records and updates residents’ care plan(s).
9. Informs resident or qualified representative about care and treatment plan and possible outcomes of treatment, or lack of treatment if resident refuses participation in a therapy program.
10. Orients, trains and supervises departmental personnel; assists with students assigned to the facility or educational programs.
11. Compiles and submits requisitions for supplies and equipment.
12. Acts as direct report for Therapy|Rehab personnel in conjunction with Director.
13. Ensures all documentation is processed accurately and timely.
14. Leads departmental meetings (in Director’s absence) and attends the following inter-departmental meetings when appropriate:
a. Resident Care Planning
b. Quality Assurance Committee
c. Quality Assessment and Review Committee
d. Morning Report
e. Safety Committee
f. In-service Education
g. Staff Meeting for Department heads and Supervisors
15. Arrives to work on time, regularly, and working as scheduled; responsible for own transportation.
16. Utilizes electronic timekeeping system, if required.
17. Recognizes and follows the dress code of the facility including wearing name tag at all times.
18. Performs assigned duties according to the service excellence standards and goals established for this position, and for all staff members of this facility.

Qualifications:
Licensed Occupational Therapist, or Physical Therapist professionally educated in an accredited curriculum with a baccalaureate degree
License to practice in the state in which work is performed
Must have interest in working with the elderly and respect the rights of residents during care and treatment services
Displays genuine concern for the elderly and patient and compassionate attitude
Current, valid CPR|BLS certification
Possession of ability to teach, inspire and motivate others; ability to organize workload, delegate assignments and promote teamwork required
Experience in the geriatric field of Occupational|Physical Therapy
Experience with computer hardware and software including
Microsoft Office preferred


Community Attractions

About the area: Lake Placid is a village near the lake of the same name, in New York State’s beautiful 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.

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