Occupational Therapist – Perm or Traveler

Location: North Creek, NY
Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR) - Full-Time or Temporary
A unique opportunity awaits for occupational therapists looking to advance their career by joining a dynamic team of therapists.
Make a lasting impact on the lives of patients every day.
  • Enjoy these exceptional benefits:
  • Competitive Compensation package based on experience level.
  • Sign-on Bonus of $15,000
  • Gas Allowance Stipend
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package – Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, HRA, FSA, PTO with a Buy Back option.
  • Recognition Program with point system for prizes and gift cards.
  • Employee referral program
  • Continuing education program with a benefit of up to $1,000 (based on length of employment).
  • New graduates from Occupational Therapy Programs are welcome.
  • Location: North Creek, NY (Situated in the scenic Adirondacks region of New York State)
  • Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Direct Hire position.
  • Travelers accepted.
  • Full-Time position.
  1. Join our occupational therapy staff and contribute to the overall well-being of residents by providing high-quality therapy services.
  2. Valid Occupational Therapy license for the state is mandatory.
Responsibilities -
  • Implement skilled occupational therapy treatments as prescribed by physicians and maintain regular communication with them.

  • Keep thorough documentation of evaluations, progress notes, MDS records, and discharge summaries for residents receiving occupational therapy.

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

  • Participate in Resident Care Planning meetings and act as a substitute in the absence of the Director of Occupational Therapy.

  • Maintain accurate statistical records of residents' treatments.

  • Contribute to in-service training programs when requested.

  • Update and maintain residents' care plans.

Qualifications -

  • Completion of an approved occupational therapy program is mandatory.

  • Hold a valid state license to practice occupational therapy.

  • Preferably have two years of occupational therapy experience.

  • Desire to work with geriatric and subacute populations in occupational therapy treatment programs using a collaborative approach.

  • Strong leadership skills are necessary.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

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

  • Responsible and able to establish rapport with residents, families, and colleagues.

  • Comfortable working with geriatric and chronically ill residents, as well as other healthcare professionals.

  • Aim to deliver work that meets high standards of excellence.

  • ABOUT THE AREA:
    Discover North Creek, NY, the perfect destination for year-round adventure in the picturesque Adirondacks! With its stunning landscapes, North Creek offers a plethora of entertainment options, including tubing, skiing (both cross-country and downhill), ice climbing, shopping, dining, hiking, biking, and more. The region is home to one of the top family-friendly alpine skiing centers in the Northeast, Gore Mountain. Plus, North Creek is conveniently located within driving distance to top destinations like Rochester, New York City, Niagara Falls, Watertown, and Kingston, Canada.
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