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Occupational Therapist-Weekends

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St. James Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center provides unprecedented levels of genuine care and customer service for our communities Rehabilitation and Nursing needs, in a soothing, tranquil and state of the art environment.  A beacon in healthcare since 1970, our commitment to excellence has helped families throughout Long Island for over forty years.

New graduates are welcome to apply!!

Responsibilities Include:

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for the assessment of referred patients that require rehabilitation services which includes: providing direct patient care to assess their medical condition, functional capabilities, limitations and restrictions and potential for rehabilitation. Also, the Occupational Therapist will establish and administer a treatment program with specific goals determined according to the patient's capacity and tolerance under the direction of the Physician. As well, the Occupational Therapist must set realistic and achievable goals for their patients, document and record the patient's condition and educate patients and families in an appropriate therapy method.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must have graduated from an accredited Occupational Therapist college or university.
  • Must have a valid professional license and registration for state of NY
  • The Occupational Therapist is responsible for overseeing and supervising Occupational Therapy Assistants.
  • Experience with long-term care and/or geriatric care is preferred but not limited to.
  • Well versed with documentation writing
  • Evaluations, weekly progress notes, recertification and discharge documentations.
  • Collaborates with all disciplines to provide best patient centered treatment and care.
  • Exceptional patient service skills and ability to demonstrate clinical excellence
  • Report to work on time, adhere to scheduled hours and demonstrate professionalism at all times.
  • Perform all other duties assigned by Director of Rehabilitation
  • Compliance with confidentiality, HIPPA and Federal Residents Rights.
  • Experience with Case Mix Index and PPS scheduling is preferred however not limited to.

Salary:

  • Commensurate with experience

Hours:

  • Weekends

St. James Rehab is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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