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Occupational Therapist
North Creek, NY

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Direct Hire

$80,000 - $110,000 / yr


Occupational Therapist –
  1. An amazing opportunity that will further your OT career as you join a great therapist team.  Come make a difference in the lives of patients everyday. This opportunity comes with these great perks:
  • Location: North Creek, NY (Adirondacks region of NYS)
  • Setting:  Skilled Nursing Facility
  • DIRECT HIRE.
  • A TRAVELER ACCEPTED.
  • Full Time.
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience.
  • 15k Sign-on Bonus
  • Gas Allowance Stipend
  • Excellent Benefits Package – Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, HRA, FSA, PTO w/ Buy Back option.
  • Recognition Program with points to redeem for prizes and gift cards.
  • Employee referral program
  • Continuing education program with a benefit of up to $1,000 (based on tenure).
  • New Occupational Therapy Program Grads Welcome.
 
  1. Occupational therapy staff members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services.
  2. State specific Occupational Therapy license required.
 
Responsibilities –
  • 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.

  • Qualities of maturity, diplomacy, and ability to work well with others required.

  • Sense of responsibility and ability to work well with residents, families, and other staff members 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:
    North Creek, NY is your destination for year-round fun in the Adirondacks! North Creek is an Alpine Village with beautiful scenery and entertainment that will keep you jam-packed with a lot of action and special events such as tubing, cross country, downhill skiing, ice climbing, shopping, dining, hiking, biking and more. It has one of the top family friendly alpine skiing centers in the Northeast (Gore Mountain).
    4 hours to Rochester, New York
    4 hours to New York City
    5 hours to Niagara Falls
    3 hours to Watertown
    4 hours to Kingston, Canada


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