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North Creek, NY 12853 US
75000-85000 per year
Skilled Nursing Facility
Julia Edmunds Associates
Frances Wiernusz, Director of Recruitment
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Occupational Therapist- SNF LTC

Direct Position: Staff Occupational Therapist Location: North Creek, NY

Great opportunity for an Occupational Therapist at a Skilled Nursing Facility in North Creek, NY.

Located approximately in the eastern Adirondack Region of New York State.

Full time - Direct hire - With Full Benefits

Mon-Fri - Days 37.5 hrs per week

Occupational Therapist will assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services. This position is responsible for administering skilled occupational therapy treatments, ensuring that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times. This position assumes the responsibilities of the Director of Occupational Therapy during absences as assigned. Reports to the Director of Occupational Therapy

Responsibilities include: Assess/screen patient's daily living/work-related skills and develop therapeutic retraining programs with measurable objectives. Administer and interpret diagnostic and prognostic tests of function to patients in their homes or other settings to assist the physician in evaluating the patient's level of function Confer with the patient's physician and other health care team members and participate in development/revision of the Plan of Care Treatment Provide therapeutic treatment and instruction to patients in accordance with physician orders to improve/restore strength, coordination, range-of-motion and function or teach compensation measures Review/expand the retraining programs in a manner consistent with the behavioral goals of each patient and within the guidelines of the rehabilitation program as a whole Consult with other vocational team members, as appropriate, to develop and implement vocationally oriented plans consistent with the needs and capabilities of patients Report patient status and progress to the physician, rehabilitation staff, manager, patient and family members Participate in care coordination and discharge planning activities and act as a resource to other health care personnel in meeting patient's needs Design community reintegration activities to assist the client in the physical reconditioning effort, and/or the psychological adjustment and coordinate the plan with members of the interdisciplinary team Recommend and/or design special adaptive equipment for clients to improve residence or working environments or improve their participation in the rehabilitation program and/or community Design/train staff and family members to carry out the retraining program including dressing, feeding, grooming and hygiene skills, participate in team and family educational meetings Coordinate/oversee/supervise/instruct and evaluates Occupational Therapy Assistant performance in implementing occupational therapy services Accurately and thoroughly document patients' care observations, interventions and evaluation on the day services are rendered. Ensure that interim (verbal) orders received from the physician are accurately documented and implemented. Submit evaluation, treatment plans and discharge summary to the supervisor and care management staff


Bachelor/Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy. Current license in the state of practice. Prefer supervision, training and/or experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility. Certification, if applicable, and demonstrated competency in identified areas of specialization. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated competency in applying the principles, methods, materials and equipment used in physical therapy. Ability to assess resident needs and develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care. Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements. Ability to complete the following activities safely, and at times, for prolonged periods:

occupational therapy 2018-06-27T18:16:16-04:00 2018-07-27T00:00:00-04:00 1439673 New Graduate 1-3 years 3+ years You must hold a BS degree

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