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Occupational Therapist
Liverpool, NY

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$65,000 - $85,000 / yr


Occupational Therapist –
 
Location:  Liverpool, NY (Syracuse, NY region) 
  • Direct Hire
  • Full Time
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience.
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • New 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.
  • Rotating Weekdays, Weekends and some Holidays are part of the schedule.
  • 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 in-service training programs upon request.

  • Records and updates resident’s 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.

ABOUT THE AREA: Liverpool just outside of Syracuse NY, a delightful community on the north shore of Onondaga Lake with unique shops, spectacular restaurants, lovely lakeshore trails, and warm village folk. Near the largest state fair, the New York State Fair and many well-known universities and colleges.


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