We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a PD-Occupational Therapist.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for evaluating occupational therapy needs and implementing comprehensive, medically prescribed occupational treatment to assigned patients in a supervises program of rehabilitation.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Maintains a professional appearance and demonstrates appropriate professionalism during job performance.
Responsible for certain level of patient care productivity as indicated by individual Unit Procedures. Demonstrates the ability to provide expected patient contact as indicated by productivity reports and patient contact analysis.
Participates in Clinical Education of Fieldwork students and other professional. Teaches and supervises assigned students in Occupational Therapy techniques, skills and procedures. Demonstrates a genuine interest in assisting students in enhancing their knowledge and skill levels. Encourages positive learning experiences for Career Opportunity Students and other Non Fieldwork students.
Completes all required documentation for patient care and reimbursement. Completes and plans all required documentation in medical chart as required by Department guidelines and JACHO/CARF requirements. Clinical Documentation is through and completes using appropriate medical and clinical terminology.
Implements Treatment Plans and Protocol according to current professional and health system standards. Considers a variety of validated treatment approaches and rationales for achievement of patient goals. Selects appropriate technical aids/assistive devices and correctly refers patients to other clinical services to achieve stated program/team treatment goals. Assesses educational needs of patient, families, and implements a variety of methods for patient/family education and training during rehabilitation process.
Initial Assessment and Evaluation. Reviews medical chart to ascertain important medical information and clarifies referral/ OT Treatment orders for unfamiliar diagnosis. Selects appropriate OT assessment tools and methods in order to accurately determine the patients status for developing optimal treatment plan. Demonstrates effective clinical decision-making and implements changes/adaptations to the OT Treatment Plan.
Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy
New York State Occupational Therapy License or temporary permit
Good Communication and interpersonal skills
Master's in Occupational Therapy
Other Specialty Certifications (i.e. ASTYM)
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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