Director of Recreation Therapy

Director of Recreation Therapy

Nathan Littauer Nursing Home

The purpose of the Director of Recreation Therapy is to provide a strong, well-organized recreation program to meet the social, emotional, physical and cognitive needs of the residents seven (7) days a week taking into account the individual resident’s special physical or age-related needs. To develop programming to stimulate individual interests in meaningful activities.  To provide a therapeutic environment for all residents. 

  • Possess a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in therapeutic recreation or a major in recreation with an option in therapeutic recreation.
  • Prefer Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in therapeutic recreation or a major in recreation with an option in therapeutic recreation.
  • Certification as a Recreation Therapist.  Clearance through the New York State Control Register or Child Abuse and Maltreatment.
  • Prefer three (3) years experience as a Recreational Therapist.
  • Possess a working knowledge of Federal and State Medicare and Medicaid conditions of participation; New York State Codes, Rules and Regulations.

Status:  8:00am – 4:30pm (40 hours)  Hours will fluctuate depending on departmental needs.

Health Information Management Director

Description:   The purpose of this job is to supervise and coordinate the activities of personnel engaged in transcribing, analyzing, compiling, coding, indexing and filing permanent medical records of patients.  Review records for completeness, accuracy and conformance to standards.  Prepares periodic statistical reports and compilations of the hospital’s medical activities.  Responds to requests for recorded medical information.  Work closely with Medical Staff to ensure accurate and complete records.

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Information Management.
  • Possess two (2) years management experience in Medical Records/HIM.
  • Prefer five (5) years of technical and supervisory experience.
  • Possess a working knowledge of regulations relating to the maintenance of patient records, policies regarding physician interactions with Medical Records/HIM.

Status:  8:00am – 4:30pm (40 hours)

Maintenance Mechanic

Description:  The purpose of this job is to maintain all internal/external structural & mechanical integrity of all hospital and nursing home properties and equipment and to perform facility specific projects and renovations.

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess a level of mastery in one of the following: carpentry, plumbing, electrical or steel construction.  Proficiency and licensure to handle HVAC building systems, pesticides and/or a two year degree in building systems automation preferred.
  • Possess eight (8) year level of experience in commercial, institutional, industrial or military plant maintenance.  Demonstrate mechanical and electrical ability.
  • Prefer experience in health care plant maintenance with an established understanding of NFPA Life Safety Code 101, NYS-DOH and DNV requirements for healthcare facilities.
  • Ability to operate and understand power tools, job specific computer operations, electrical meters, electrical switches and circuit panels.  Ability to read blueprints and schematic drawings.  Ability to perform basic computational skills in order to trouble shoot and estimate materials requirements.
  • Fundamentals of mechanical equipment including pumps, fans, boilers, HVAC equipment appropriate to the needs of the facility.

Status:  7:00am – 3:30pm (40 hours)

$18.79 per hour.  Experience differential after one year of service. 

Ward Clerk

Description:  The Ward Clerk performs defined clerical and receptionist functions on the nursing unit to provide an organized and efficient atmosphere in which to deliver patient care.

Requires: 

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.  Employee is trained and prepared to provide non-direct care for the age-specific group served on their assigned unit.
  • Preferred – Completed a medical terminology course.  Computer knowledge of Meditech system.  Previous experience as a Ward Clerk or Medical Office Coordinator or equivalent.
  • Possess previous experience in a health care setting.

  Status:   MED/SURG 3rd Floor  6:45am – 3:15pm (40 hours)

$15.40 per hour.  Experience differential after one year of service. 

Ward Clerk

Description:  The Ward Clerk performs defined clerical and receptionist functions on the nursing unit to provide an organized and efficient atmosphere in which to deliver patient care.

Requires: 

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.  Employee is trained and prepared to provide non-direct care for the age-specific group served on their assigned unit.
  • Preferred – Completed a medical terminology course.  Computer knowledge of Meditech system.  Previous experience as a Ward Clerk or Medical Office Coordinator or equivalent.
  • Possess previous experience in a health care setting.

  Status:   MED/SURG 3rd Floor 2:45pm – 11:15pm (16 hours)

$15.40 per hour.  Experience differential after one year of service.