Do you love working with seniors, but don't want to work in a nursing home? Then we have the job for you. We are looking for an OT to join our team and provide Outpatient Therapy in the Assisted and Independent Living Communities of Brookdale. Enjoy spending time with your patients as you get to interact right in their environment or challenge their function in our wellness gyms. Come experience a great opportunity working for a company that puts their residents first knowing that the rest will take care of itself.
Performs evaluations and assessments, administers treatments and screenings, and documents services. Assists patients in reaching their maximum level of performance and provides plan of care.
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
Education and Experience
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program. Successful completion of the National Certification Examination for Registered Occupational Therapist.
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
State license in practicing state.
Applies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these.
Knowledge and Skills
Possesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and a thorough understanding of the organization and work environment. Basic computer software skills in Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to work holidays and weekends as operation demands. Ability to maintain the highest standards of ethical professional and clinical judgment. Ability to address staff and patients in a courteous and friendly manner as well as accept constructive criticism. Must be willing to communicate with patients of various levels of functioning and various types of personalities. Willingness to communicate perceived physical and emotional needs of patients to other skilled staff to assist with addressing their care needs.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.