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2018-04-052018-05-05

Occupational Therapist - Per Diem

NYU Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY
  • Job Code
    1040895_RR00017014
JobId: 1040895_RR00017014
Job Title: Occupational Therapist - Per Diem
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Category: Allied Health
Department: NYU Lutheran CHHA, Inc.
Shift: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Employment: PRN
Open Date: 2017-11-15T09:06:28Z Close Date: 2022-11-14T00:00:00Z

Description:

NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn  is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health’s  anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about .

 

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 Lutheran 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • None

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy required.
Licensed and currently registered in NYS as an Occupational Therapist.
2-3 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist required.

Required Licenses: Occup Thrpst License-NYS, CPR Certification

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous home care experience preferred
Bilingual (Chinese/Russian/Spanish) preferred

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.

If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn’s  EEO policies, please click . Please click to view the Federal “EEO is the law” poster or visit for more information.

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