Occupational Therapist

Job description:

Occupational Therapist –

Exciting Occupational Therapy Opening!

  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience.
  • Occupational Therapist Rate Range : $40.00 – $60.00 / hour (Earn more with experience).
  • $15k Sign-on Bonus.
  • Excellent Benefits Package with Perks.
  • Gas Allowance Stipend
  • Increased Tuition Assistance Program for Clinical Tracks.
  • Shift Differentials.
  • 401k with Employer Match.
  • Employee referral program.
  • Continuing education program with a benefit of up to $1,000 (based on tenure).
  • Full Time.
  • Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Location:Ticonderoga, New York. (Near Lake George, NY)
  • New OT Program Grads Welcome.
  • 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.
  • Weekdays, Weekends and Holidays are part of the schedule.
    • Responsibilities:
  • 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.
    • Qualifications:
  • 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
  • Qualifications:

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

    Why is This a Great Opportunity:

    • About the area:There is no wonder why Ticonderoga manifests historic charm, scenic beauty, and an abundance of recreation and activities, being the names origin is from the Iroquois word tekontaro:ken, meaning it is at the junction of two waterways. This lovely New York statetown is 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.

    Salary Type : Annual Salary

    Salary Min : $ 80000

    Salary Max : $ 110000

    Currency Type : USD