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Connecting employers with the talent they need + connecting healthcare professionals with the jobs they’ll love

Headquartered in New York City with 9 additional offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Florida, The Execu|Search Group specializes in the placement of healthcare professionals in full-time and temporary roles. From Registered Nursing positions to Medical Directors and Hospital Administrators, we work with some of the best healthcare facilities and are focused on connecting candidates with jobs that are tailored to their unique qualifications.  Our Health Services recruiters have achieved the Gold Seal of Approval™ for healthcare staffing services from The Joint Commission, which recognizes our dedication to providing our clients with qualified healthcare professionals.


The Execu|Search Group

CITY :

NEW YORK

STATE :

NY

COUNTRY :

USA

ZIP CODE :

10001

JOB ID NUMBER :

U1016199

POSTED :

02/14/2017

Occupational Therapist (OT)


The Execu|Search Group


POSITION TYPE:  Temporary / Consulting

JOB SUMMARY:


Occupational Therapist (OT)
Occupational Therapist (OT)
Location: New York, NY
Salary: 
Experience: 1.0 year(s)
Job Type: Temporary / Consulting
Job ID: U1016199
 
   
About the Opportunity

A widely recognized healthcare organization located throughout New York City is actively seeking a compassionate and driven Occupational Therapist, with a demonstrated Home Care background, for a promising opportunity on their staff. In this role, the Occupational Therapist provides occupational therapy services in accordance with the physician’s plan of care. Apply today!

Company Description

Healthcare Organization

Job Description

The Occupational Therapist (OT):

  • Assists the physician in assessing the patient’s functional level by applying appropriate tests and measurements, and advises the physician in the development and revision of the plan of care
  • Evaluates the patient’s abilities and disabilities pertaining to sensory, fine motor function, developmental delays and functional status
  • Treats patients through the use of therapeutic activities
  • Observes, documents and reports the patient’s responses to treatment and any change in the patient’s condition to the physician, and/or the coordinator of care
  • Evaluates need for adaptive equipment and orders and /or fabricates adaptive/assistive devices and equipment and trains the patient in the safe and effective use of the equipment
  • Instructs and advises patients, family members and other home health personnel in the phases of physical therapy in which they may assist the patient
  • Regularly reviews the rehabilitation needs of patients
  • Initiates diagnostic, preventative and rehabilitative procedures as appropriate to the patient’s care and safety
  • Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and/or other appropriate health professionals as often as needed or as dictated by the changes in the patient’s condition
  • Assists with the coordination of the plan of care and maintains continuity of patient care through interdisciplinary coordination with the other health professionals according to agency policy
Required Skills
  • New York State license and current registration to practice as an Occupational Therapist
  • 1 year of post-license experience as an Occupational Therapist
  • Strong therapeutic skills and knowledge
  • Patient-oriented
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication skills
Desired Skills
  • 1 year of Occupational Therapist experience practicing in a Home Health setting