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University of Rochester Staff Occupational Therapist - 232299 in Rochester, New York

Staff Occupational Therapist Job ID 232299

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 051 PMR Inpatient OT

Schedule

7:00 AM-3:30 PM; WKNDS/HOLS

Responsibilities

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Plans and carries out programs of occupational therapy for individuals based on the diagnosis and evaluation of the physician to facilitate rehabilitation of the mentally or physically ill patients.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluates the patients' functional abilities and disabilities by tests, observations and information provided by family members, physician, nursing staff and others.

  • Implements treatment programs of therapy involving activities such as exercise, functional activity, self-care tasks, home management tasks, vocational and prevocational skills to help patients regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to their handicaps.

  • Educates patients and families in self-care technique, home modification, therapeutic exercise and activity, use of equipment and other relevant areas important for patient functioning and wellbeing.

  • Plans treatment programs of therapy involving activities such as exercise, functional activity, self-care tasks, home management tasks, vocational and prevocational skills to help patients regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to their handicaps.

  • Communicates with other team members throughout the hospital related to patient progress, therapy recommendations and barriers to discharge.

  • Maintains required patient and department records.

  • Keeps abreast of issues and changes in the field by reading and attending professional meetings and seminars.

    Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Completion of both didactic and clinical requirements and graduation form curriculum approved by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association in collaboration with the American Occupational Therapy Association required or equivalent combination of education and experience. Licensed by New York State required.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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