Job Summary



Job Type

OT-Skilled Nursing (4786)

About the job

Stable opportunity with very little turn over and significant opportunities to learn from others.  We are looking for a remarkable Occupational Therapist who will provide inpatient and outpatient services in a beautiful 120 bed Skilled Nursing Facility.  There is a mixed caseload that includes neuro, ortho and dementia.  There is also a large percentage of patients who return home so there are opportunities for addressing high level skills.

Programs: Lymphedema Management,  Certified Garment Fitting,  Vital Stim, ACP  all on Inpatient and Outpatient  level.Features: Beautiful facility,  Large Dept with significant opportunities for learning from others.  Great mix of caseload.  


1. Screens, examines and evaluates patients, including history, systems review, and application of appropriate tests and measures, synthesis information and interprets examination findings in order to establish a diagnosis, identify impairments, determine the predicted level of improvement and the time required to achieve it, identify precautions/contraindications and design and plan of care. Develops appropriate treatment goals and methods in collaboration with the patient and caregivers, implements the occupational therapy treatment plan, and completes all related documentation and record keeping regarding these services. Services include but are not limited to application of therapeutic techniques in areas such as cognitive skills, muscle strength, coordination, endurance, mobility, perceptual abilities, sensory awareness, sitting and standing tolerance, balance, activities of daily living, joint protection, work simplification, orientation and/orphysical agent modalities.

2. Supervision of Occupational Therapy Assistants, temporary licensees, students and support personnel in accordance with state licensure requirements and professional standards.

3. Attends and contributes to patient care, staffing conferences and other related meetings.

4. Consults with and/or makes referrals to other disciplines, agencies in order to address the comprehensive needs of the patient.

5. Puts patient service first: ensures that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights.

6. Designs, fabricates, fits and/or applies adaptive devices, and trains patients in the use of adaptive devices including orthotics and prosthetics.


Job Requirements


1. S/he must be a graduate of an occupational therapy curriculum accredited by and meet ACOTE standards.
2. S/he must have initial registration from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.
3. S/he must be able to practice occupational therapy per state guidelines and be licensed and/or eligible for licensure as required for Occupational Therapy practice in the state.

As one of the nation’s largest long-term care and rehabilitation providers, we offer a generous and wide-ranging compensation package from day one, including:
• Medical/dental/vision insurances
• Company-paid life insurance and short-term disability
• Voluntary insurance programs
• 401(k) Program
• Continuing Education Programs
• Leadership Training Program
• Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts
• Extensive paid leave for holidays
• Service awards
• Generous Elder Care benefit for family members