Occupational Therapist

Job description:

Occupational Therapist:

  • Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Location: Lockport, NY (Eastern suburb of Buffalo, NY)
  • Occupational therapy staff members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services.
  • Full Time
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • New OT Program Grads Welcome.
  • Initiates skilled occupational therapy treatments in accordance with physicians’ 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 residents care plan.


1. Graduation from an approved school of occupational therapyrequired.

2. State license to practice occupational therapyrequired.

3. Two years experience in occupational therapypreferred.

4. Interest in occupational therapy treatment programs for the geriatric and subacute.


  • Graduation from an approved school of occupational therapyrequired.
  • State license to practice occupational therapyrequired.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

  • Direct Hire
  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent Benefits
  • Will accept a traveler
  • ABOUT THE AREA: Lockport, NY is an eastern suburb of Buffalo, NY located right off the NYS Thruway. 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, Canalside, St. Pattys 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 it many outstanding colleges & universities. You can be in Niagara Falls, Canada in 30 minutes, 1.25 hours to Rochester, 2.50 hours to Syracuse.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 65000

Salary Max : 85000

Currency Type : US Dollars