Occupational Therapist, Full-time – Lions Gate – Voorhees, NJ

Job Description
The Occupational Therapist plans, organizes, and conducts occupational therapy programs to facilitate development and rehabilitation of mentally, physically, or emotionally disabled persons.
The ideal candidate has a current NJ Occupational Therapist state license and is a graduate of an accredited therapy program with at least 3-5 years of experience as an occupational therapist. The therapist must have a genuine desire to help others.

This is a Full-time Position.
Responsibilities

  • Completes and maintains patient records
  • Tests and evaluates patients’ physical and cognitive abilities and analyzes medical data to determine realistic rehabilitation goals for patients
  • Plans, organizes, and conducts occupational therapy programs
  • Plans, prepares, or carries out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve, or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain, or prevent physical dysfunction in patients
  • Records prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in patient’s chart or enters information into computer.Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress, and plans for reevaluation
  • Evaluates effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit
  • Selects activities that will help individuals learn work and life-management skills within limits of their mental or physical capabilities
  • Recommends changes in patients’ work or living environments, consistent with their needs and capabilities
  • Plans and implements programs and social activities to help patients learn skills and adjust to handicaps
  • Conducts training programs in occupational therapy techniques and objectives
  • Complies with professional, ethical and legal standards
  • Performs other duties as assigned

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Qualifications*

  • Current NJ Occupational Therapist state license required
  • Graduate of an accredited therapy program
  • Graduate of an accredited therapy program
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to utilize electronic medical record and Microsoft Office programs
  • Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed

Company Description
Lions Gate is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community rooted in Jewish traditions and values. A home to seniors who share a passion for the things that matter – lifestyle, care, community, and tradition – to those who share a passion for life and all its possibilities.

Here at Lions Gate, we have created a high standard of living for all of our residents. We are committed to honoring the programs and traditions of the Jewish faith in our community. Our employees reflect this commitment through their warm and loving nature in providing care and services to all those that reside at Lions Gate.By becoming part of the Lions Gate community and committing yourself to the care and comfort of each and every resident we serve, we assure you that your life will also be enriched in many ways.
Benefits

  • 403(b)
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Leave
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health Insurance Waiver
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Temporary Disability Insurance Program
  • MetLaw
  • NJ Earned Sick Leave
  • Whole Life

Job Type: Full-time

Source: Indeed.com
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