NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides care for people who are recovering from illness or injury but who are not able to return home safely. Specialized services include subacute and cardiac rehabilitation as well as ventilator care and extended care. NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn's goal is to help patients realize their maximum potential and independence while enriching their lives with dignity and honor. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Occupational Therapist.
In this role, the successful candidate Occupational Therapy is a standard part of the services offered by NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn Care at Home. The Occupational Therapist assesses, plans, organizes and constructs rehabilitation programs in the home that help restore ADLS and IADLS as well as enhancing independence to individuals with functional disabilities.
Conducts a comprehensive evaluation to identify occupational needs of the patient.
Develops a treatment plan based on patients needs in collaboration with the nurse and patients physician.
Tests and evaluates patients physical and mental abilities to determine realistic rehabilitation goals.
Recommends changes in patients living environment consistent with needs and capabilities.
Instructs patients and families in social and living skills and in the use and care of adaptive equipment.
Teaches appropriate rehabilitation techniques to patients/families and other caregivers.
Collaborates effectively with the nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary health care team.
Communicates with the Clinical Services Supervisor after the initial assessment has been completed, and no less than once every two (2) weeks or more frequently if there is a change in patients status.
Completes all required documentation in accordance with programs policies and procedures and all regulatory requirements.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelor Degree in Occupational Therapy required. Licensed and currently registered in NYS as an Occupational Therapist. Minimum of 2-3 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist required.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn 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 Hospital - Brooklyn 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 and 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.
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.