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Occupational Therapist

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HOW WE CARE FOR YOU

At St. Lawrence Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

SUMMARY

The occupational therapist completes patient assessments, establishes patient care plans, administers patient treatment and directs delivery of treatment utilizing professional occupational therapy assistants in accordance with licensure and regulatory scope and standards, and established hospital policies, procedures and protocols. Adhere to the professional standards of the American Occupational Therapy Association. Actively supports and participates in patient coverage efforts across all departments as necessary. Hours may vary including weekend rotation for the inpatient department

Join the Massena Hospital (MH) team and be part of our mission to provide top-notch healthcare to our community! Massena Hospital is a vital part of our community, offering exceptional healthcare services in a welcoming and compassionate environment. We are an acute care facility with 25 beds, providing a wide range of medical, surgical, and pediatric care.

STATUS: Per Diem

LOCATION: MH Main

DEPARTMENT: Occupational Therapy

SCHEDULE: 8 Hour Shift

ATTRIBUTES

  • Required: Graduate of an accredited program, BA O.T.

  • Required: Active and clear NYS OT license or limited permit following NYS Practice Act guidelines

  • Required: BLS (current or scheduled)

  • Preferred: Preferred: MA O.T.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Completes occupational therapy evaluations to establish treatment plans and home programs to restore function, relieve pain & prevent disability. Adheres to all hospital and departmental policies and procedures.

  • Administers patient treatment plan involving application of occupational therapy techniques and modalities as indicated. Monitors response and progress to update and modify treatment plan as necessary to meet patient goals. Instructs patients and family members / caregivers in occupational therapy procedures and self-care techniques. Directs care that is provided by the occupational therapy assistant by providing oversight. Performs discharge planning and documentation to provide discharge instructions and maintain post-discharge continuity of care.

  • Consults with physicians and other health care professionals regarding treatments, progress, patient needs, and outcomes.

  • Participates in self and others' education, training and development, as applicable .Performs any other related duties as assigned.

  • Additional documentation that is not performed during evaluation and treatment sessions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

PAY RANGE: $28.37 - $52.88

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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