Location: Cheektowaga, NY
Rehabilitation Specialist -
- Immediate Opening.
- Full-Time Position.
- Permanent or Traveler Position Available.
- Competitive Salary, commensurate with experience.
- Comprehensive Benefits Package.
- Open to New Graduates of Rehabilitation Programs.
- Location: Cheektowaga, NY (near Buffalo, NY)
* Our team of rehabilitation specialists plays a crucial role in ensuring the well-being and recovery of our patients by providing high-quality therapy services.
A valid state-specific Rehabilitation Specialist license is required.
Initiating and administering effective therapy treatments as per physicians' orders, while maintaining regular communication with physicians.
- Documenting evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries for patients participating in the rehabilitation program.
- Collaborating with other healthcare professionals to address specific needs of patients and optimize rehabilitation outcomes.
- Contributing to Resident Care Planning meetings and attending in the absence of the Director of Rehabilitation.
- Keeping accurate statistical records of patients' treatments.
- Assisting with in-service training programs upon request.
- Updating and maintaining patients' care plans in the Interdisciplinary Kardex.
- Requesting necessary supplies for patient treatment from the Director of Rehabilitation.
- Assuming all responsibilities of the Director of Rehabilitation during their absence, including supervision of Rehabilitation Aides and ensuring proper documentation.
- Completion of an accredited rehabilitation program is mandatory.
Valid state license to practice rehabilitation therapy is required.
- New graduates are encouraged to apply.
Preferred experience of two years in rehabilitation therapy.
Interest in rehabilitation treatment programs for geriatric and subacute populations is essential. Strong leadership skills are necessary.
- ABOUT THE AREA:
- Cheektowaga, NY is situated in Erie County. It is a town located in the central-northern region of the county and serves as an inner suburban area of Buffalo, NY. It is the second largest suburb of Buffalo, only overshadowed by the town of Amherst.
You can reach Niagara Falls, Canada in just 30 minutes.
It takes approximately 1.25 hours to travel to Rochester.
Syracuse is approximately 2.50 hours away.