Per Diem Occupational Therapist | Putnam

Day Kimball Hospital Putnam , CT 06260

Posted 2 weeks ago

Occupational Therapist | Outpatient Physical Medicine

Per Diem | Putnam

Job ID: 51700LW7371111221

Day Kimball Healthcare is Hiring Occupational Therapist!

Job Title: Occupational Therapist

Department: Outpatient Physical Medicine

Position Type: Per Diem

Weekends: Yes, as Inpatient Occ ther.


Occupational Therapist Job Summary:

Under the general direction of the Physical Medicine Director organizes and administers prescribed occupational therapy programs in an effort to reduce and/or prevent disability to help patients achieve their maximum functional potential.


Occupational Therapist Essential Responsibilities:
  • Evaluates and treats patients as prescribed by referring physician.

  • Records treatment, response, progress and discharge information in patient's chart or enters information into computer.

  • Educates patient, family and significant others regarding condition, treatment and home program.

  • Routinely confers with physician and other practitioners in person, by phone, or in writing, regarding progress, regression or change of plan.

  • Orients, instructs, and directs assistants, aides and students.

  • Maintains professional growth by attendance of department meetings, in-service and educational conferences. Includes participation in hospital orientation and departmental and community education and programs as directed.

  • Assists with the planning and implementation of new programs.

Occupational Therapist Education Qualifications:
  • BS or MS degree from an accredited program in Occupational Therapy required.

  • Connecticut License required.

  • Current AHA Healthcare Provider CPR certification or equivalent within 3 months of hire required.

Occupational Therapist Experience Qualifications:
  • Minimum one year experience preferred.

Day Kimball Healthcare is a non-profit, integrated medical services provider comprised of Day Kimball Hospital, healthcare centers in Danielson, Dayville, Plainfield and Putnam, Day Kimball HomeCare, Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern CT, Day Kimball HomeMakers, and Day Kimball Medical Group. Its service area includes Northeast Connecticut as well as nearby Massachusetts and Rhode Island communities. Day Kimball Healthcare's comprehensive network offers more than 1,400 employees including nearly 300 associated, highly-skilled physicians, surgeons and specialists. Its website is daykimball.org.

Day Kimball Healthcare is an Affirmative Action / equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

Day Kimball is a smoke free environment.

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