Occupational Therapist
Lifetime Care
 Rochester, NY

SUMMARY

As an Occupational Therapist, your strong attention to detail and excellent evaluation skills are crucial to successfully restoring or improving each patient's optimal level of function, independence and quality of life.

STATUS: Per Diem

LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Occupational Therapy

SCHEDULE: Day/Evening

ATTRIBUTES

  • Three (3) to six (6) months of previous experience preferred
  • Compassionate, kind and patient focused
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • For ElderONE Employment: 1 year experience with frail elderly population preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluation & Development. Perform a complete initial evaluation of referred patients using evaluation protocols, standardized tests and clinical observations; develop and implement treatment plans, including short- and long-term goals and methods to achieve them; adjust treatment plan and goals as needed
  • Documentation & Communication. Maintain complete documentation of patient evaluation, treatment, progress and discharge status; counsel and teach patients and families; coordinate care plans with other involved health professionals and discuss changes in treatment programs with MDs
  • Employee Development. Assist with the supervision and guidance of new personnel, assistants, students and volunteers as assigned; develop and conduct in-service training programs

EDUCATION BS: Occupational Therapy

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS OT - Occupational Therapist - New York State Education Department (NYSED)

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