Occupational Therapist – Perm or Traveler

Location: Ticonderoga, NY

Occupational Therapy Practitioner

Exciting Opportunity in Occupational Therapy!

  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience.

  • Hourly Rate Range for Occupational Therapists: $40.00 - $60.00 (Earn more with experience).

  • $15k Sign-on Bonus.

  • Excellent Benefits Package with Perks.

  • Gas Allowance Stipend.

  • Increased Tuition Assistance Program for Clinical Tracks.

  • Shift Differentials.

  • 401k with Employer Match.

  • Employee referral program.

  • Continuing education program with a benefit of up to $1,000 (based on tenure).

  • DIRECT HIRE.

  • PERMANENT POSITION, OR

    A TRAVELING ROLE.

  • Full Time.

  • Work Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility

  • Location:

    Ticonderoga, New York. (Near Lake George, NY)

  • New Graduates of Occupational Therapy Programs Welcome.

  • Our occupational therapy practitioners play a crucial role in ensuring the health and well-being of residents by delivering comprehensive and quality therapy services.
  • This schedule includes weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
  • State-specific Occupational Therapy license required.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiate skilled occupational therapy treatments as prescribed by physicians; maintain necessary communication with physicians.
  • Prepare written evaluations, progress notes, MDS records, and discharge summaries for residents in the occupational therapy program.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to address the specific needs of residents and enhance rehabilitation or maintenance of function.
  • Provide input for Resident Care Planning meetings and attend these meetings in the absence of the Director of Occupational Therapy.
  • Maintain accurate statistical records of residents' treatments.
  • Assist with in-service training programs upon request.
  • Record and update resident's care plan.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an approved school of occupational therapy is required.
  • A valid state license to practice occupational therapy is required.
  • Preferred two years of experience in occupational therapy.
  • Interest in occupational therapy treatment programs for the geriatric and subacute populations, utilizing a team approach.
  • Ability to provide effective guidance to others.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess qualities of maturity, diplomacy, and the ability to work well with others.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ability to communicate effectively with residents, families, and other staff members.
  • Ability to work with geriatric and chronically ill residents, as well as other professionals in a friendly and helpful manner.
  • Ability to perform tasks to meet established standards of excellence.
* About the Area: Ticonderoga, located north of Saratoga Springs and near Lake George, offers historic charm, scenic beauty, and a wide range of recreational activities. The name Ticonderoga is derived from the Iroquois word tekontaro:ken, meaning "at the junction of two waterways." This delightful town in New York state is situated between Lake George and Lake Champlain, providing endless opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.
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