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Occupational Therapist

Dept. of Veterans Affairs NY Harbor Healthcare System

City:  BROOKLYN  |   State:  NY  |   Country:  USA  |   ZIP Code:  11209
Job ID Number:  OT092418  |   Posted:  09/25/2018

Job Summary:

Occupational Therapist

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service (PM&RS)

The New York Campus of the VA New Harbor Healthcare System has immediate opportunities available in this state-of-the art facility. We are currently seeking Occupational Therapists with 1 year of experience on acute care to join Physical Therapy Section of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service (PM&RS) of the VA New York Harbor Health Care System. The Occupational Therapist Performs occupational therapy evaluation and treatments on individuals with a variety of disabilities including but not limited to; upper extremity orthopedic disorders, central and peripheral nervous system disorders, circulatory and pulmonary diseases, cognitive impairments and multisystem disease combinations.  Develops, implements, and communicates the occupational therapy intervention plan based on the evaluation, patient goals, current best evidence, and clinical reasoning.  Graduation from a degree program in occupational therapy approved by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) or predecessor organizations to include an internship (supervised fieldwork experience required by the educational institution). The ACOTE is the only accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Degree programs may be verified by contacting the American Occupational Therapy Association website or at their office address: American Occupational Therapy Association, P.O, Box 31220, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220. NOTE: Effective January 1, 2005, ACOTE accredits only master or doctoral degree programs in occupational therapy.  We offer an attractive salary and benefits package. Candidates may also be eligible to participate in the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), which assists with the reduction of outstanding student loan(s).

 

We offer an attractive salary and benefits package

US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED

To apply please send resume to Nelly.Hernandez@va.gov 

Attn: Nelly E Hernandez

Human Resources Specialist

VA New York Harbor HCS

800 Poly PL

Brooklyn, NY 11209

(718) 836-6600

Fax: (718) 567-4070

 

The VA is an EOE M/F/V/H