Occupational Therapist

Location: Lockport, NY
Rehabilitation Therapist
  • Location: Lockport, NY (Eastern suburb of Buffalo, NY)
  • Full Time Position
  • Competitive Compensation, commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Welcome to new graduates of Rehabilitation Therapy Programs
  • Open to permanent employees or travelers
  • Assist in providing comprehensive and high-quality therapy services to promote residents' health and well-being
  • Must possess a valid New York State Rehabilitation Therapy license
  • Flexible schedule comprising of weekdays and weekends
  • Initiate and conduct skilled rehabilitation therapy treatments based on physician's orders; maintain regular communication with physicians

  • Create and maintain evaluations, progress notes, MDS records, and discharge summaries for residents in the rehabilitation therapy program

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

  • Contribute to Resident Care Planning meetings and participate as a representative in the absence of the Director of Rehabilitation Therapy

  • Keep accurate statistical records of residents' therapy treatments

  • Assist in conducting in-service training programs upon request

  • Maintain and update residents' individual care plans


  • Graduated from an accredited rehabilitation therapy program

  • Possess a valid state license to practice rehabilitation therapy

  • Preferably have at least two years of experience in rehabilitation therapy

  • Interest in working with geriatric and subacute populations using a collaborative approach

  • Ability to provide guidance and supervision to others

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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

  • Demonstrate maturity, diplomacy, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work compassionately and efficiently with geriatric and chronically ill residents and healthcare professionals

  • Perform tasks to meet established standards of excellence

  • About the area: Lockport, NY is located in the eastern suburbs of Buffalo, NY, which offers a variety of attractions and amenities. Buffalo is known for its sports teams, such as the Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bills, as well as its famous Buffalo Wings and annual wing festival. The city also features the Powder Keg Festival, General Mills cereal plant, Teds footlong hotdogs, Canalside, St. Patty's Day Celebrations, food trucks, and a reputation as a clean city. Additionally, nearby Niagara Falls is a popular tourist destination and can be reached in less than 30 minutes. The region is home to several top-notch colleges and universities.

    You can be in Niagara Falls, Canada in 30 minutes

    1.25 hours to Rochester

    2.50 hours to Syracuse

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