Occupational Therapist - Home Modifications - Syracuse, NY

Jukebox Health

Jukebox Health

Syracuse, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Are you an occupational therapist who is passionate about helping older adults successfully age in place? Jukebox Health has multiple openings for fee-for-service, independent contractor OTs who are well-versed in gerontology and home modifications. We are searching for passionate, empathetic, and hard-working individuals who strive to help older adults achieve their goal to age at home, while preventing the risk of falls.

At Jukebox Health, our mission is to empower everyone to live safer, healthier, and more independent lives at home. We do this by combining occupational therapist-led home safety evaluations with affordable, CAPS-certified home renovations personalized to each person's situation.

We are a fast-growing company of technologists, occupational therapists, gerontologists, and others who care deeply about the well-being of older adults in the community. Jukebox Health is founded by serial entrepreneurs with prior exits to Anthem and SoftBank, and backed by investors including Primary Venture Partners as well as founders of Noom, Pinwheel, FuboTV and many others.

About the Role

We have multiple openings for fee-for-service, independent contractor OTs to take on the following responsibilities:

  • Complete home safety evaluations with clients and/or caregivers to determine ways to improve safety and independence in the home.

  • Generate personalized reports for clients and/or caregivers to provide them with basic home modifications and activity modifications.

  • Educate clients/caregivers on basic fall prevention strategies and techniques.

  • Establish rapport and engage in collaborative discussion with clients and/or caregivers to meet their individual needs.

About You

The ideal candidate would have the following qualities:

  • New York State OT registration and licensure required.

  • Available for home safety checkups in Syracuse and surrounding areas (Onondaga, Jefferson, Oneida counties)

  • Not required, but highly recommended, experience or formal certificate in home modifications (CAPS, ECHM, CLIPP, AOTA Home Modifications Online Badge).

  • Experience working with the geriatric population (1-3 years experience preferred).

  • Demonstrate effective communication and clinical reasoning skills.

  • You have a sixth sense on how to handle delicate conversations, and are the kind of person friends seek out for personal advice.