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Occupational Therapist

Lake Placid, New York

Job description:

Occupational Therapist -

  • 15k Sign-on Bonus!
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience.
  • Pay Rate Range : $44.01 - $66.02 / hour PLUS experience credit.
  • Direct Hire.
  • Traveler Occupational Therapist Accepted.
  • Full Time.
  • Excellent Benefits Package - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, HRA, FSA, PTO w/ Buy Back option.
  • Recognition Program with points to redeem for prizes and gift cards.
  • Employee referral program.
  • Mentorship Program.
  • Continuing education program with a benefit of up to $1,000 (based on tenure).
  • Increased Tuition Assistance Program for Clinical Tracks.
  • Gas Allowance Stipend.
  • New Occupational Therapy Program Grads Welcome.
  • Location:Lake Placid, NY (Home of the 1980 Winter Olympics)
  • Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Newly, renovated building.
  • This position will be staffed specifically in the REHAB unit.
  • Occupational therapy staff members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services. Make a difference in the lives of others. Join the team today.
  • Must be a Registered OT.
  • State specific Occupational Therapy license required.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Initiates skilled occupational therapy treatments in accordance with physicians 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 residents care plan.
  • Qualifications:
  • 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
  • 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.


  • Graduation from an approved school of occupational therapy required.
  • State license to practice occupational therapy required.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

  • ABOUT THE AREA: Lake Placid is a village near the lake of the same name, in New York States Adirondack Mountains. It's known as a Winter Olympics venue and a hub for snow sports and other outdoor pursuits. In the center of town, Mirror Lake has a trail around the shoreline. The Lake Placid Olympic Museum is a popular attraction. It is a short drive to many well-known colleges & universities and Lake George for recreation & relaxation.



Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : $ 90000

Salary Max : $ 130000

Currency Type : USD

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