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Therapist / Occupational Therapist Job in Great Neck, New York

Company: Rehabcare
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Job Description:

Summary: The incumbent shall be responsible for providing a full range of occupational therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position's qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards. The incumbent shall also demonstrate accountability for and contribution to program development, quality improvement, problem solving and productivity enhancement in a flexible interdisciplinary fashion. Essential Duties Participate in continuing education/professional development activities. Communicate and demonstrate a professional image/attitude for patients, families, clients, coworkers and others. Adhere to policies and practices of applicable professional organizations, facility and Company. Assist with the development of student programs as requested. Contribute to client relations and marketing activities. Maintain licenses/certifications and memberships in applicable professional organizations. Complete screening on all patients within 24 hours following admission. Conduct initial assessments. Contribute to interdisciplinary care plans. Complete appropriate sections of resident assessment instrument (RAI). Provide age appropriate therapeutic interventions. Evaluate patient response to treatment and provide feedback to the rest of the team. Document the course of patient care including progress made and continuing need for treatment. Provide patient and family education on tasks and resources that will assist with continued functional independence. Coordinate treatment with other disciplines. Participate in rehab meetings. Function as a resource for and provide employees with inservice/cross-training on occupational therapy knowledge and skill areas. Contribute to development of improved efficiency and productivity of unit clinical/administrative functions. Participate in facility quality management activities. Collect quality review data. Participate in survey preparation activities. Interact with assigned program consultant. Participate in all facility committee activities as requested. Contribute to the delivery of cost effective care. Physical Requirements: Ability to lift/transfer patients and equipment. Frequent and prolonged bending, stooping, crouching, walking, and standing. Ability to communicate. Mission: The primary customers are patients and the mission is to provide the highest quality of skilled nursing/rehabilitation services. Qualifications: The incumbent shall, at a minimum, be a graduate of a four year bachelors degree program approved by the CAHEA of the AMA in collaboration with the AOTA (or WFOT recognized foreign equivalent), and hold an applicable and current license to practice. Education/experience in working with an adult and geriatric population is necessary, preferably in a skilled nursing setting; education/experience with a disabled population is desirable.

Keywords: Rehabcare, New York, Therapist / Occupational Therapist Job in Great Neck, New York, Healthcare, Yonkers, New York

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