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Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Occupational Therapist- Well-Staffed National Non-Profit
Full time Brooklyn 


The organization:
Provides an exceptionally high level of care for its clients and has a very well respected staff and use cutting edge health technology



Job Summary:

Tired of working long shifts with an overwhelming patient load? Come work with an organization where you can make a difference, working with a smaller number of patients for reasonable hours.
Work for a not-for-profit and a pioneer in providing cutting edge programs and services for people with disabilities. Every day, we build a more inclusive world for thousands of New Yorkers through education, technology, health, residential and recreational programs in all five boroughs.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Under general direction, is responsible for evaluating and treating students to facilitate rehabilitation and independence in daily living skills of physically and/or mentally disabled students. Is responsible for providing evaluation and therapy to students pursuant to the Individual Family Service Plan, Individual Education Plan or Interim Individual Education Plan and in accordance with agency policies, regulations and requirements of applicable regulatory agencies and standards of profession. Participates in consultative process with parents and team members.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties and responsibilities of the Occupational Therapist- Children's Services will include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Evaluates students referred to program to establish learning and performance capabilities. Develops a treatment plan to attain established goals working within scope of student's functional level. Evaluation includes activities of daily living (feeding, dressing, grooming, hygiene, transfers), fine motor and gross motor skills, sensory awareness, perceptual motor skills, homemaking and independent living skills.

  • Develops a treatment plan and goals based on assessment.

  • Maintains daily and monthly attendance records.

  • Ensures individuals receive services appropriate to their needs and consistent with educational goals and regulatory requirements.

  • Selects educational, recreational and social activities in order to aid students in adjusting to their functional level. Teaches adaptive skills necessary to perform daily living and/or vocational tasks.

  • Provides and participates in in-service education for other personnel relevant to techniques and objectives of program.

  • Serves and participates as a member of interdisciplinary team at team meetings, Annual Reviews, Case Presentations, In-Services, etc. as required by each program.

  • Integrates therapeutic intervention techniques into programs or home of students served through consultation with parent/Client and staff at team meetings, case conferences or through other informal contacts. Assists in overall rehabilitation of student's medical/psychiatric condition. Documents therapy activities and results in student's records and periodic reports.

  • Records progress on all active cases in therapy, monitors therapy status, and makes appropriate recommendations as changes occur.

  • Refers students to other clinical services if such referral is felt appropriate.

  • Designs, makes and fits adaptive devices for students use such as splints or braces.

  • Participates in Initial Evaluation and Intake processes.

  • Completes all required documentation in a timely and accurate fashion.

  • Assists with other duties such as arrival, dismissal, feeding, bathrooming, classroom management as directed.

  • Provides supervision to Occupational Therapy students and Occupational Therapy Assistants as needed.

  • Maintains equipment and orders supplies as required.

  • Performs other related duties as requested.

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Skills:



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

  • Good interpersonal skills are required in order to interact effectively with employees, co-workers, students, their families, other programs, outside contacts, etc.

  • Due to sensitive nature of the position, must be able to maintain the strictest confidentiality.

  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks.

  • Good organizational skills

  • Good oral and written communications skills

  • Analytical ability necessary to evaluate student's condition and progress and select appropriate therapy techniques.

  • Must be willing to be, or is already, fingerprinted by the NY Board of Education and Department of Investigation




Experience:


  • Occupational Therapy: 1 year


Education:


  • Bachelor's


License:


  • NYS Occupational Therapy


Benefits:


  • As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental insurance, paid retirement plan, paid life insurance, commuter benefits & parking plan, tuition reimbursement plan!



For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact:

Howard Newman
Account Manager, Bond Health Staffing
5824 12th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11219
718-302-0040 Ext 204
Fax-718-302-0070
Email: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]
www.bondhealthstaffing.com

Job Snapshot

Location US-NY-Brooklyn
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $40,000.00 - $55,000.00 /Year
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Bond Health Staffing

Bond Health Staffing, is a healthcare staffing and recruitment solutions firm based in Brooklyn, New York, and servicing the nation.We offer reliable and dependable nurse staffing, allied health staffing, and physician staffing solutions for both permanent and temporary placement. Our healthcare direct hire solutions saves you the trouble of performing lengthy interviews and screening hundreds of candidates. As a healthcare agency it is necessary to understand and meet the needs of both our clients and healthcare providers. We take pride in the fact that we don’t simply offer employers people and we don’t just offer healthcare professionals jobs – <strong>we focus on the match</strong>. Learn More

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US-NY-Brooklyn
Howard Newman
718.302.0040 #204
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Company:
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Employment Type:
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Pay Type:
$40,000.00 - $55,000.00 /Year
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Health Care
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Job Description

Occupational Therapist- Well-Staffed National Non-Profit
Full time Brooklyn 


The organization:
Provides an exceptionally high level of care for its clients and has a very well respected staff and use cutting edge health technology



Job Summary:

Tired of working long shifts with an overwhelming patient load? Come work with an organization where you can make a difference, working with a smaller number of patients for reasonable hours.
Work for a not-for-profit and a pioneer in providing cutting edge programs and services for people with disabilities. Every day, we build a more inclusive world for thousands of New Yorkers through education, technology, health, residential and recreational programs in all five boroughs.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Under general direction, is responsible for evaluating and treating students to facilitate rehabilitation and independence in daily living skills of physically and/or mentally disabled students. Is responsible for providing evaluation and therapy to students pursuant to the Individual Family Service Plan, Individual Education Plan or Interim Individual Education Plan and in accordance with agency policies, regulations and requirements of applicable regulatory agencies and standards of profession. Participates in consultative process with parents and team members.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties and responsibilities of the Occupational Therapist- Children's Services will include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Evaluates students referred to program to establish learning and performance capabilities. Develops a treatment plan to attain established goals working within scope of student's functional level. Evaluation includes activities of daily living (feeding, dressing, grooming, hygiene, transfers), fine motor and gross motor skills, sensory awareness, perceptual motor skills, homemaking and independent living skills.

  • Develops a treatment plan and goals based on assessment.

  • Maintains daily and monthly attendance records.

  • Ensures individuals receive services appropriate to their needs and consistent with educational goals and regulatory requirements.

  • Selects educational, recreational and social activities in order to aid students in adjusting to their functional level. Teaches adaptive skills necessary to perform daily living and/or vocational tasks.

  • Provides and participates in in-service education for other personnel relevant to techniques and objectives of program.

  • Serves and participates as a member of interdisciplinary team at team meetings, Annual Reviews, Case Presentations, In-Services, etc. as required by each program.

  • Integrates therapeutic intervention techniques into programs or home of students served through consultation with parent/Client and staff at team meetings, case conferences or through other informal contacts. Assists in overall rehabilitation of student's medical/psychiatric condition. Documents therapy activities and results in student's records and periodic reports.

  • Records progress on all active cases in therapy, monitors therapy status, and makes appropriate recommendations as changes occur.

  • Refers students to other clinical services if such referral is felt appropriate.

  • Designs, makes and fits adaptive devices for students use such as splints or braces.

  • Participates in Initial Evaluation and Intake processes.

  • Completes all required documentation in a timely and accurate fashion.

  • Assists with other duties such as arrival, dismissal, feeding, bathrooming, classroom management as directed.

  • Provides supervision to Occupational Therapy students and Occupational Therapy Assistants as needed.

  • Maintains equipment and orders supplies as required.

  • Performs other related duties as requested.

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Skills:



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

  • Good interpersonal skills are required in order to interact effectively with employees, co-workers, students, their families, other programs, outside contacts, etc.

  • Due to sensitive nature of the position, must be able to maintain the strictest confidentiality.

  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks.

  • Good organizational skills

  • Good oral and written communications skills

  • Analytical ability necessary to evaluate student's condition and progress and select appropriate therapy techniques.

  • Must be willing to be, or is already, fingerprinted by the NY Board of Education and Department of Investigation




Experience:


  • Occupational Therapy: 1 year


Education:


  • Bachelor's


License:


  • NYS Occupational Therapy


Benefits:


  • As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental insurance, paid retirement plan, paid life insurance, commuter benefits & parking plan, tuition reimbursement plan!



For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact:

Howard Newman
Account Manager, Bond Health Staffing
5824 12th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11219
718-302-0040 Ext 204
Fax-718-302-0070
Email: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]
www.bondhealthstaffing.com

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