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Occupational Therapist - Buckley HealthCare Center

Company: National Healthcare Corporation
Location: Greenfield
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

PRN Occupational Therapist (OT) for great SNF in Greenfield, MA

At Buckley HealthCare Center, we deliver quality short-term and long term care in a warm, personalized manner. Ours is a flexible, interdisciplinary approach to health care, centered on caregiver compassion and delivered in a comfortable, home-like setting. We serve the occupational, physical and speech therapy rehabilitative needs of adults of all ages through a full spectrum of intensive services. Our team of health care professionals tailors programs to meet each patient's needs.

Buckley HealthCare Center, a 120-bed NHC facility, is currently seeking a PRN Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our team in providing evidence based treatment to inpatients requiring extended short and long term rehabilitation services following medically complex, neurological, and/or orthopedic conditions.

This position is responsible for supervising and participating in the implementation of a wide variety of Occupational Therapy techniques for the rehabilitation of patients with physical, cognitive, or psychosocial disabilities, injuries, or diseases. Considerable initiative and judgment are required in evaluating, recommending and providing treatments and monitoring and interpreting patients' reactions


  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, and equipment used in occupational therapy.
  • Knowledge of the possible hazards to patients and necessary, precautionary measures during treatment.
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and adapt a physician's written or oral directions and to suggest treatment programs and outline expected benefits regarding occupational therapy treatment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, families, medical staff and other personnel.
  • Ability to perform the mental, physical, and emotional requirements of the job.
  • Possess the initiative and judgment involved in planning, performing, and supervising occupational therapy services according to accepted standards of Occupational Therapy practice.
  • Thorough knowledge of third-party reimbursement requirements for documentation and treatment. Seek information from appropriate sources as needed.
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing settings and patients.


  • Must be flexible, a team player, and positive attitude and have reliable transportation
  • Must have Massachusetts OT (Occupational Therapist) license
  • Graduate of an AOTA accredited Occupational Therapy Program and initially certified or eligible for certification by the NCBOT
  • Prior SNF, Matrix, and Casamba experience a plus

Buckley HealthCare Center is pleased to be named as one of the "Best Nursing Homes" by U.S. News and World Report and proud to be a CMS 5 star center!!

Buckley HealthCare Center is pleased to be a part of the NHC National HealthCare Corporation family. The NHC environment is one of encouragement and challenge ... innovation and improvement ... teamwork and collaboration ... and honesty and integrity. All NHC employees are committed as partners, not only to the health of our patients, but to the well-being of the communities we serve.

If you are interested in working for a leader in senior care and share NHC's values of honesty and integrity, please apply online or find out more about us at nhccare.com/locations/buckley/

We look forward to talking with you!!


Keywords: National Healthcare Corporation, Springfield , Occupational Therapist - Buckley HealthCare Center, Other , Greenfield, Massachusetts

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