Essex Group Management Corp. Occupational Therapist - OT in Worcester, Massachusetts
Occupational Therapist - OT
Title: Occupational Therapist - Full Time, Part Time and Per Diem Available!
The Blaire House of Worcester has a unique mission: We are a 75-bed skilled nursing facility entirely dedicated to Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia patients. We are the only skilled nursing center in Central Massachusetts that dedicates 100 percent of our services to people with these conditions and their families. We believe in providing a home-like environment for our residents.Our passion for ensuring that our seniors retain a fulfilling quality of life while we provide optimal care is second to none. If you share this passion and appreciate the rewarding feeling that comes from knowing you've made a positive impact on the lives of our elderly population and their families, then we would love to hear from you as soon as possible.The Blaire House of Worcester is seeking an energetic Occupational Therapist to uphold our high standards for senior care!
Job Summary: Responsible for the evaluation, planning, directing and administering of occupational therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Administers treatments and occupational agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. Requirements:
Current registration with the American Occupation Therapy Association.
Graduate form an approved school of Occupational Therapy.
3 or more years of previous experience in all aspects of occupational therapy.
Current BCLS certification.
Basic computer knowledge.
Basic knowledge of physical medicine, physical therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology.
Basic knowledge of occupational therapy machine operation, maintenance and repairs of same.