• Occupational Therapist

    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/7/2018 1:28 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Area of Interest
    Elderwood at Riverside
    Position Type
    Per Diem
  • Overview

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

    State specific Occupational Therapy license required.


    • 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.


    • 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.

    • 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.



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