Occupational Therapist

Salary: Commensurate with experience

A top skilled nursing facility is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Occupational Therapist to join their team. This SNF is committed to improving patients’ quality of life through innovative rehab services and an exceptional level of care. The OT in this position will work with geriatric patients within sub-acute and long-term care with a variety of diagnoses. The OT will conduct ADL training, balance activities, splinting, pain management techniques, therapeutic exercises and more. Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs and records patient screens, evaluations and re-evaluations
  • Establishes treatment plan with measurable and achievable goals
  • Designs and implements treatment programs to achieve goals and functional outcomes
  • Demonstrates awareness of high risks for falls among stroke population
  • Facilitates patient and family education and preventative measures while caring for patients
  • Maintains accurate records of patient care on a daily basis
  • Demonstrates competency providing appropriate therapeutic techniques including but not limited to functional mobility, ADL training, splinting, pain management and equipment use
  • Consults with other therapists and confers with other services to coordinate treatment programs and discharge planning

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree from Accredited OT Program
  • A Valid OT – NY License
  • Additional certifications/experience a plus (LVST, FEES, MBSS, etc.)