Per Diem Occupational Therapist-Inpatient Occupational Therapy - 1900761
At Stony Brook Medicine, a THOccupational Therapist is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties of a TH Occupational Therapist in the Center may include the following but are not limited to:
Brief Description of Duties:
· Evaluates and prepares treatment plans and discharge recommendations for patients with a wide variety of diagnoses, injuries, or conditions. Intervention may be provided to a wide variety of ages and occur within a variety of university hospital inpatient settings. Coverage may include the outpatient area as well
· Evaluations may address a variety of areas including but not limited to: musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, sensorimotor systems; visual, perceptual, and cognitive skills with a focus on restoration, reinforcement and enhanced performance in ADL/IADL's and appropriate discharge planning. Intervention includes, but is not limited to improving functional abilities with the use of therapeutic activities/interventions/technology or equipment to address the deficits identified during the evaluation; adaptation to the patients physical environment through the use of adaptive equipment/strategies; and the recommendation for and fabrication of a wide variety of splints.
· Collaborates with the patients' healthcare team.
· All other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor or Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from accredited program. NYS License or eligible. NBCOT Board Certification. Two years experience as a licensed Occupational Therapist in an acute care or acute rehabilitation setting.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience as licensed Occupational Therapist in a multiple treatment settings including acute care and acute rehab.
Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients' lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island's premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region's only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County's only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation's first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.
Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.
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Internal Number: 1900761
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.