Occupational Therapist Opening!
Location: (Cheektowaga, NY - A suburb of Buffalo NY)
Competitive Compensation, based on experience
Full Benefits Package
Occupational therapy staff members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents at a skilled nursing facility by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services.
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.
1. Graduation from an approved school of occupational therapy required.
2. State license to practice occupational therapy required.
3. Two years’ experience in occupational therapy preferred.
4. Interest in occupational therapy treatment programs for the geriatric and subacute.
ABOUT THE AREA:
Cheektowaga is a town in Erie County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 88,226. The town is in the north-central part of the county, and is an inner-ring suburb of Buffalo. It is the second-largest Buffalo suburb, after the town of Amherst
You can be in Niagara Falls, Canada in 30 minutes
1.25 hours to Rochester
2.50 hours to Syracuse