Occupational Therapist

Location: Ticonderoga, NY
Occupational Therapy Practitioner -
  • Location: Ticonderoga, NY. (Close to Lake George, NY)
  • Environment: Rehabilitation Center for Seniors
  • Direct Employment Position
  • Permanent, or
  • Accepting Travelers
  • Full-Time Availability
  • Competitive Remuneration, based on expertise
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • Recent Graduates of OT Programs are Welcome
  • Collaborate to ensure residents' health and well-being through the provision of comprehensive and high-quality therapy services.
  • Valid Occupational Therapy license for the state is necessary
Roles and Responsibilities -
  • Initiate skilled occupational therapy treatments as per physician's instructions; maintain necessary communication with the physician.

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

  • Consult with other healthcare staff regarding specialized needs of residents to enhance rehabilitation or function maintenance.

  • Provide input during Resident Care Planning meetings and attend in the absence of the Director of Occupational Therapy.

  • Maintain statistical records of residents' treatments.

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

  • Record and update care plans for residents.

Qualifications -

  • Completion of an approved occupational therapy school is required.

  • State license for practicing occupational therapy is mandatory.

  • Preferably two years' experience in occupational therapy.

  • Interest in geriatric and subacute populations' occupational therapy treatment programs utilizing a team approach.

  • Ability to effectively lead others is necessary.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • Maturity, diplomacy, and ability to work well with others are essential traits.

  • Sense of responsibility and ability to work well with residents, families, and colleagues.

  • Ability to interact with geriatric and chronically ill residents and professionals in a friendly and helpful manner is necessary.

  • Efficiently perform tasks to meet established standards of excellence.

  • About the Location: Ticonderoga is located north of Saratoga Springs, near Lake George. Explore the Original Star Trek Series Set. With its historic charm, scenic beauty, and an abundance of recreational activities, Ticonderoga is a delightful town in New York. The name originates from the Iroquois word tekontaro:ken, which means "junction of two waterways." The area is nestled between Lake George and Lake Champlain, offering endless outdoor enjoyment.
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