Occupational Therapist

Location US-NY-New York
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/3/2022 12:36 PM)
Job ID
2021-15532
# Positions
1
Facility
ArchCare at Terence Cardinal Cooke
Experience (Years)
5
Category
Rehabilitation Services
Work Days Per Week
5
Shift
D
Shift Start Time
10:00 AM
Shift End Time
6:00 PM
Type
Full-Time
# Hours
35

Overview

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for evaluating the patient's level of physical functioning and providing training and/or assistive devices to eliminate or reduce areas of deficit.

Responsibilities

  • Develops a plan of care with patient and caregiver involvement and in collaboration with the nurse, identifying short and long-term goals.
  • Evaluates, instructs and monitors specific functional exercise programs to increase strength, range of motion, and coordination of upper extremities.
  • Teaches use of adaptive equipment to the patient, caregiver, and other appropriate health team personnel to assist the patient to achieve maximum independence.
  • Maintains communication with the physician and other personnel involved in the patient’s care, through written reports, attendance at meetings, and confirmed telephone calls.
  • Re-evaluates patient periodically to determine progress and documents appropriately; every 60 days provides a written summary and evaluation report for the patient’s physician recertification and record; and, every 120 days a reassessment of the patient.

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Qualifications

  • Graduate of a program in occupational therapy approved by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association in collaboration with the American Occupational Therapy Association; or a graduate of a curriculum in occupational therapy which is recognized by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists and is eligible for registration with the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • A minimum of two years of general occupational therapy experience.
  • A current New York State license to practice as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Current Drivers License required insurance, and car available for work as required.

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