Occupational Therapist-Pd

St. Catherine Of Siena Smithtown , NY 11787

Posted 1 week ago

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Occupational Therapist

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.

The Occupational Therapist evaluate and treat patients who require occupational therapy intervention. Occupational Therapists deliver direct patient care, utilizing physical agents and therapeutic techniques, as prescribed by a referring physician, to maximize a patient's recovery.

Responsibilities:

  • Employee aids in the orientation of new employees

  • Able to determine appropriateness of therapy and contacts physicians to clarify or modify order when necessary.

  • Delivers direct care to patients/residents, utilizing physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician.

  • Recognizes patient/resident educational capabilities and limitations and utilizes available resources.

  • Able to provide verbal and written educational material to patient/resident when appropriate. Assists other therapists as required.

  • Recognizes the need for involvement of other disciplines.

  • Attends interdisciplinary patient/resident care plan meetings.

  • Recognizes patient/resident discharge needs.

  • Performs and records initial occupational therapy assessments, daily clinical notes, re-assessments and discharge summaries in a timely manner

Requirements:

  • B. S. Degree in Occupational Therapy

  • Licensure and Registration in New York State, NYS Abuse Test (if applicable); BLS Required

  • Effective verbal and written communication, teamwork, patient-centeredness, dedication to compliance and best practice, listening and collaboration, ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.


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