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Full Time, Part Time
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99 Golden Hill Drive, Kingston, NY 12401
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41minutes ago

 

Full-Time/Perdiem

Occupational Therapist

Golden Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a Five-Star , 280 bed nursing facility located in Ulster County. Newly remodeled, state of the art facility offering both post-acute and long term care. we At Presenthave full-time and perdiem positions available as a Occupational Therapist. Must be flexible, monday-friday, evenings, weekends and holidays.
Summary:
Treats residents who have been referred to occupational therapist by the resident’s physician on written order.  Identifies residents by diagnosis or observation or staff referral who may benefit from therapy and requests orders for evaluation and treatment.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
   » Assists in establishing objectives, policies and procedures; provides information to Rehabilitation Director regarding statistics, supplies, equipment, and personnel.
   » Reviews referrals for occupational therapy and physician’s orders; performs evaluations, sets goals, devises treatment plans, and implements treatments located on diagnosis, resident'’ condition and rehabilitative prognosis.  Makes recommendations, sends progress notes, and consults with the physician as necessary.
   » Maintains proper documentation in medical record including evaluations, progress notes, discharge summaries, and treatment logs.  Provides information for care planning, MDS, PRI, and quality assurance.
   » Supervises rehabilitation support staff in occupational therapy and assigns tasks.
   » Communicates with interdisciplinary team regarding patient care and consults with families as needed.  Acts as an occupational therapy consultant to all departments providing in-servicing as necessary; may perform other tasks as directed by the Director
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work is performed in a clinical rehabilitation department setting and in patient rooms where contact with staff, physicians, residents’ families and the public is required.  Requires walking up to 95% of the workday.  Must be capable of pushing, pulling, and moving up to 50 pounds or more.  Finger dexterity is required with eye-hand coordination.  Vision and hearing corrected to normal range.
 
ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Reports to the Director of Rehabilitation.
Treat patient information as confidential materials.
 
Accountabilities (continued)
Maintain safety of patient and self during treatment.
Accurate and timely record keeping.
Follows nursing home policies and procedures.
Respects resident’s rights and dignity.
Reports any suspected resident abuse as required by government regulations and the nursing home policies.
Attend all required in-services and seminars.
Mandatory in-services must be met within time required.
Required to follow established policies in regard to tardiness, attendance, and dress code.
Serves as a positive ambassador to Golden Hill Health Care Center, residents, staff, visitors, and the community.
 
QUANTIFICATIONS:
Work requires the expertise of occupational therapy normally acquired through an accredited University for occupational therapy.  New York State licensure to practice occupational therapy.  Must possess expertise to effectively acquire pertinent information from patients’ charts and the patients to evaluate, implement procedures and document the effects of treatment.  Interpersonal expertise necessary to communicate accurately and precisely to patients and family members the instructions, which may be necessary in the completion of a treatment program.  Must be able to identify changes in patient conditions and be able to communicate those changes to the appropriate staff member. 
 

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Job Category: Health Services [ View All Health Services Jobs ]
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Job Location: Ontario
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Post Date: 01/25/2023 / Viewed 20 times
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