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Occupational Therapist 3

Company: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job No: 495600Department: ORTHOPEDIC SURGERYLocal Title: Occupational Therapist 3Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Occupational Therapist IIIWork Type: Full TimeLocation: Brooklyn, NYCategories: Clinical, Patient CareAre you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.Bargaining Unit:UUPJob Summary:The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitative Medicine at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Occupational Therapist 3. The successful candidate will:Work closely with other members of the health care team to devise and carry out specialized treatment programs aimed at enabling patients to return to their normal activities.Evaluate and treat patients referred for skilled occupational therapy service according to department standards of care.Establish treatment goals and create plans of care to attain the established goals.Evaluate and submit requests for assistive devices, as well as orthotic and prosthetic needs.Submit all necessary paperwork, as well as electronic medical records and daily billing according to the department policy and procedures.Educate patients and families about appropriate precautions, home exercise programs, safety, fall prevention, and use of appropriate assistive devices.Participate in departmental in-services.Provide supervision and guidance for COTA and Rehab Aides.Perform work in a dynamic environment across multiple settings.Assist with quality assurance and inventory control efforts.Be a team player and a role model for other staff members.Model the organizations We Care values in interactions.Required Qualifications:New York State Occupational Therapist Licensure or must pass exam and achieve licensure within 1-year of starting position.Recent graduates will be strongly considered.Preferred Qualifications:Master of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy from an AOTA accredited program preferred.1+ year of related experience preferred.Work Schedule:Monday to Friday; 8:00am to 4:00pmSalary Grade/Rank: SL-2Salary Range:Commensurate with experience and qualificationsCOVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: An approved COVID-19 vaccination.Executive Order:Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at or via email at .Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at Advertised: November 07, 2022 Eastern Standard TimeApplications close:

Keywords: SUNY Downstate Medical Center, New York , Occupational Therapist 3, Other , Brooklyn, New York

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