Occupational Therapist (OT)

Achieve Rehab and Nursing Facility Liberty, NY
Achieve Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility is a Long Term Care facility located in Liberty, NY.

We are currently seeking a Full Time and Per Diem (Day Shift) , NYS licensed Occupational Therapist.

We offer quality training and mentoring, and a supportive and professional working environment.

The primary purpose of this position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct Occupational Therapy Services in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations, and as may be directed by the Administrator or the Director of Rehabilitation, to assure that the highest degree of quality resident care can be maintained at all times.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct our occupational therapy services, as well as its programs and activities, in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern nursing care facilities..

* Develop and maintain occupational therapy standards.

* Participate in discharge planning, development and implementation of resident care plans, resident assessments, etc., as necessary.

* Maintain treatment records, resident files, and progress notes, as required.

* Review request for occupational therapy services and physicians' orders.

* Interview resident to determine type of treatments needed and schedule therapy, as ordered.

* Select rehabilitative and therapeutic activities and exercises based on medical and social history of residents.

* Evaluate type of therapy most desirable after consulting with physician.

Experience

* Must have experience in a therapist capacity in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related medical facility. Must have training in rehabilitative and restorative therapy practices.

Specific Requirements

* Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as an Occupational Therapist in this state.

* Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.