Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sr Occupational Therapist.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for evaluating occupational therapy needs and implementing comprehensive, medically prescribed occupational to assigned patients in a supervises program of rehabilitation. Demonstrates a variety of treatment approaches. Assists the clinical supervisor in organizing unit activities. Assists with the implementation of clinical teaching sessions to staff and students on an ongoing basis.
Reviews medical chart to ascertain important medical information and clarifies referral/Treatment orders if necessary 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 when appropriate.
Implements Treatment Plans and Protocol according to current professional and health system standards. Establishes achievable and appropriate treatment goals with PATIENT AND FAMILY. 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.
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. Accurately records all treatment given including completion of the daily treatment record.
Teaches and supervises assigned OT students in the appropriate OT 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.
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.
Actively engages other colleagues in clinical learning experiences. Is a mentor for clinical skill and OT knowledge acquisition for staff members. Pursues own area of interest and develops them into area of expertise. Initiatives assisting in organizational and structural duties when Supervisor is not available. Demonstrates situational leadership in handling Unit Specific Issues or concerns.
Demonstrates continued proficiency in skills required to treat assigned patient population.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelors Degree in Occupational Therapy and a New York State Occupational Therapy License or temporary permit. Minimum of two years experience as an Occupational Therapist. Good Communication and interpersonal skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy or related fields.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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