Occupational Therapist

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/30/2024 3:24 PM)
Requisition ID
2024-29595
# of Openings
3
Area of Interest
Therapy
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood at North Creek
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Days
Salary
$44.01 - $66.02 / hr

Salary

$44.01 - $66.02 / hr

Overview

Occupational Therapist Pay Rate Range : $44.01 - $66.02 / hour. Earn more with experience! 

Occupational Therapist Pay Rate for Per Diem: $65.00 / hour

NEW, Gas Allowance Stipend for all FT and PT positions!

Sign on bonus of $15,000 for our full time opportunity and $7,500 for part time!

 

Elderwood of North Creek is seeking an engaging, compassionate Occupational Therapist to be on the front lines, making the difference in the lives of our residents and their families. We are looking to fill our full time, per diem, and part time positions. 

 

Must have a NY State specific Occupational Therapist License to apply

 

Apply today! Elderwood at North Creek's Benefits:

  • Gas Allowance Stipend
  • Full Benefits Package for FT & PT positions - Medical, Dental,Vision, Life, HRA, FSA, PTO w/ Buy Back option
  • Ask about our Employee referral program: For all employees with referral of new hire CNAs and Nurses
  • Continuing education program with a benefit of up to $1,000! (based on tenure)

This position is located in North Creek, NY. at the base of Gore Mountain in the Adirondacks.

 

Occupational Therapist Position Overview:

Occupational therapy staff members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services.

 

Responsibilities

Occupational Therapist:

  • Initiates skilled occupational therapy treatments in accordance with physician’s orders; maintains required contact with physician.

  • Maintains written evaluations, progress notes, MDS records and discharge summaries for residents in occupational therapy program.

  • Confers with other health care staff regarding special needs of residents to enhance rehabilitation or maintenance of function.

  • Provides input for the Resident Care Planning meetings and attends during absences of the Director of Occupational Therapy.

  • Maintains statistical records of residents’ treatments.

  • Assists with in-service training programs upon request.

  • Records and updates resident’s care plan.

  • Submits requisition for supplies needed in the treatment of residents to Director of Occupational Therapy.
  • Assumes all duties of the Director of Occupational Therapy, if applicable, during absences including supervision of COTA’s and Occupational Therapy Aides. Assumes responsibility for all necessary documentation.

Qualifications

Occupational Therapist:

  • Graduation from an approved school of occupational therapy required.

  • State license to practice occupational therapy required.

  • Two years’ experience in occupational therapy preferred.

  • Interest in occupational therapy treatment programs for the geriatric and subacute populations utilizing a team approach.

  • Ability to direct others necessary.

  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing required.

  • Current, valid CPR/BLS credential
  • Sense of responsibility and ability to work well with residents, families, and other staff members required.

  • Qualities of maturity, diplomacy, and ability to work well with others required.

  • Ability to work with geriatric and chronically ill residents, as well as other professionals in a friendly and helpful manner necessary.

  • Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.

  • This position requires regular interaction with residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors. In order to ensure a safe work environment for residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors of the Company, and to permit unfettered communication between the employee and those residents, coworkers, visitors, and supervisors, this position requires that the employee be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at an intermediate or more advanced level.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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