Occupational Therapist

Location: North Creek, NY
Occupational Therapist Specialist -
  • Location: North Creek, NY (Situated in the Adirondacks region of New York State)
  • Work Environment: Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Also accepting Travelers.
  • Full-time position.
  • Competitive Compensation based on relevant experience.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package Included.
  • Recent Occupational Therapy Program Graduates Encouraged to Apply.
  1. Our team of Occupational Therapists is responsible for providing comprehensive and high-quality therapy services, focused on ensuring the overall health and well-being of our residents.
  2. Valid Occupational Therapy license specific to the state is a requirement.
Roles and Responsibilities -
  • Initiate and administer skilled occupational therapy treatments as directed by physicians; maintaining regular communication.

  • Create written evaluations, progress notes, MDS records, and discharge summaries for residents participating in the occupational therapy program.

  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to address specific needs and enhance rehabilitation or maintenance of function for residents.

  • Participate in Resident Care Planning meetings, providing valuable input and supporting the Director of Occupational Therapy in their absence.

  • Maintain accurate statistical records of residents' treatments.

  • Assist in conducting in-service training programs upon request.

  • Ensure resident care plans are recorded, updated, and adhered to.

Qualifications -

  • Completion of an approved occupational therapy program is mandatory.

  • Valid state license to practice occupational therapy is required.

  • Previous experience of two years in the field of occupational therapy is desirable.

  • Interest in providing occupational therapy treatments for the geriatric and subacute populations by working collaboratively in a team.

  • Ability to supervise and provide guidance to others is essential.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are crucial.

  • Maturity, diplomacy, and the ability to work harmoniously with colleagues are important qualities.

  • Strong sense of responsibility and the capability to interact effectively with residents, families, and fellow staff members are required.

  • Ability to work in a friendly and supportive manner with geriatric and chronically ill residents, as well as other healthcare professionals.

  • Demonstrated ability to consistently perform assigned tasks to the highest standards of excellence.

  • About the Area:
    Located in North Creek, NY, this region offers boundless year-round recreational activities amidst the scenic beauty of the Adirondacks! From tubing, cross-country and downhill skiing, ice climbing, shopping, dining, hiking, biking, and more, there is always something exciting happening. The area is also home to one of the finest family-friendly alpine skiing centers in the Northeast - Gore Mountain. Additionally, it boasts convenient proximity to major cities like Rochester and New York City, as well as attractions like Niagara Falls and Watertown.
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