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Tarrytown Rehabilitation & Nursing Center Occupational Therapist in Norwich, New York

We offer the Following:

  • Premium Compensation

  • Great Benefits Package

  • Fun, Family-Like Team, and Atmosphere!

  • Work in a Beautifully Remodeled Office

  • Professional Growth & Stability

  • Innovative Training Programs


  • 401(k)

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance


  • Must have a current unencumbered NYS license as a Registered Professional Occupational Therapist, Bachelor’s degree or higher.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of occupational therapy or international equivalent

  • Geriatric experience preferred

  • A current unrestricted driver’s license and dependable transportation

  • Ability to professionally communicate with internal and external resources

  • Ability to function independently as well as part of a team

  • Ability to function effectively in stressful and changing situations

  • Ability to positively give and receive oral and written direction

Essential Job Functions:

  • Screens residents for rehabilitation therapy needs

  • Completes Occupational Therapy evaluations upon physician order

  • Establishes Occupational Therapy Plan of Care for treatments per physician order

  • Provides Occupational Therapy plan of treatments and modalities

  • Modifies treatment program level, intensity and techniques based on the resident’s response to specific treatment plan

  • Documents resident progress toward occupational therapy goals

  • Discharges residents from Occupational Therapy services when appropriate

  • Makes appropriate recommendations for nursing regarding mobility, positioning, ROM and Self-care/ADL tasks

  • Completes Daily Activity Schedule, progress notes and re-certifications per facility policy.

  • Supervises Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants and unlicensed assistive personnel

  • Provides resident, staff and family education and in-servicing

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of Medicare Part A PPS case management

  • Complies with Federal and State regulations related to rehabilitation therapy

  • Completes all documentation to comply with professional standard and regulatory requirements

  • Strives to meet productivity / efficiency goals and self-initiates corrective action plan for non-attainment

  • Completes care plans and MDS as directed, per facility policy

  • Assists in ordering necessary equipment for the facility and residents

  • Participates in the discharge planning process with the interdisciplinary team

  • Participates in facility meetings and committees as assigned

  • Submits required reports and documentation in accordance with established acceptable time frames

  • Possess a strong knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and other payment sources and their responsibility in the SNF setting

  • Maintains current professional knowledge of practice of Occupational Therapy and practices within acceptable professional standards

  • Complies with all facility policies and procedures

  • Maintains confidentiality of facility and resident information

  • Respects all residents all resident rights

  • Reports all instances of potential resident abuse, neglect, and misappropriation of resident property immediately

  • Follows sanitation and infection control policies and procedures

  • Keeps Facility Rehabilitation manager informed and updated appropriately

  • Recommends corrective action plan for all identified problems

  • Maintains a positive working relationship between the rehabilitation department and other departments


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. All pay rates and bonuses are paid and/ or awarded to employees based on the facilities policy and/ or the CBA, depending on the position.