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Occupational Therapist

Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job 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. At NYU Langone Health, equity, diversity, and inclusion are fundamental values. We strive to be a place where our exceptionally talented faculty, staff, and students of all identities can thrive. We embrace diversity, inclusion, and individual skills, ideas, and knowledge. Learn more about , and interact with us on , , , , , and .Position Summary:We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Occupational Therapist. In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for evaluating occupational therapy needs and implementing comprehensive, medically prescribed occupational therapy treatment to assigned patients in a supervised program of rehabilitation.Job Responsibilities:

  • 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 thorough and completed using appropriate medical and clinical terminology.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and demonstrates appropriate professionalism during job performance. Performs other duties as assigned.
  • 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.
  • Develops and implements a care plan that meets the identified needs of the patient and care partners. The care plan must include measurable short and long term goals with time frames.
  • 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.
  • Evaluates patients progress and response to therapy, and modifies treatment intervention as needed.
  • Participates in Clinical Education of Fieldwork students and other professionals. 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.
  • 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.
  • Develops and implements discharge plan in conjunction with patient, care partners and other members of the care team.
  • PARTICIPATION: Participates in team meetings, case conferences and committees as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:To qualify you must have a Bachelors Degree in Occupational Therapy. New York State Occupational Therapy License or temporary permit. Good Communication and interpersonal skills.0-1 year experience as an Occupational TherapistNew York State License in Occupational Therapy CPR certification. Required Licenses: Occup Thrpst License-NYSQualified 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 . Please to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please .

Keywords: NYU Langone Health, New York , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Brooklyn, New York

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