Occupational Therapist*, Per Diem - Occupational Therapy / Hospital
Mineola, NY 
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Posted 29 days ago
Job Description

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services. At NYU Langone Health, equity, diversity, and inclusion are fundamental values. We strive to be a place where our exceptionally talented faculty, staff, and students of all identities can thrive. We embrace diversity, inclusion, and individual skills, ideas, and knowledge.For more information, go tonyulangone.org, and interact with us onLinkedIn,Glassdoor,Indeed,Facebook,Twitter,YouTubeandInstagram.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Occupational Therapist, Per Diem - Occupational Therapy / Hospital.

In this role, the successful candidate provides safe, therapeutic, age appropriate occupational therapy to help patients restore or improve functional physical abilities, promote cognitive and behavioral changes, adapt surroundings to achieve optimal level of daily life (ADL/IADL) tasks. Uses clinical expertise to plan delivery of care through examination, planning, implementation and evaluation.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Performs other duties as assigned
    • Evaluates and assesses patients including the use of appropriate tests and measures; patient safety issues and home environment factors. Establishes plan of care with measurable and functional short term//long term goals.
    • Implements and modifies appropriate interventions/treatments based on the patient s functional status, behavioral changes, home environment, patient response and status in conjunction with the plan of care.
    • Interacts and collaborates with other members of the healthcare team to optimize patient outcomes and health care goals.
    • Educates patient and family regarding patient's functional status and plan of care. Provides home exercise program and instruct on home safety factors.
    • Re-assesses patient progress toward short/long term goals and modifies the plan of care accordingly.
    • Completes and maintains accurate documentation reflecting the assessment, examination, diagnosis, prognosis, plan of care, education, intervention and evaluation according to Federal, Department of Health (DOH) and The Joint Commission (TJC) requirements.
    • Assists leadership with achieving corporate goals, improving quality of patient care outcomes and patient satisfaction. Participates in Agency quality assessment performance improvement initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify, you must have a Bachelor's Degree Occupational Therapy (Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) approved NYS OT program). Current and valid NYS Occupational Therapy license and registration. Basic Life Support Certification. 1- 2 years Hospital (Inpatient) or Orthopedic or Outpatient or Pediatric Rehabilitation setting. Communication (both written and oral), customer service, and critical thinking skills. Basic computer skills..


Preferred Qualifications:
1- 2 years Home Care experience, preferred.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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NYU Langone Health provides a salary range to comply with the New York state Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for the role is $60.00 - $60.00 Hourly. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, specialty, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.

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NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$60.00-$60.00/hour
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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