• Occupational Therapist , P/T

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2020 3:34 PM)
    Job ID
    2020-2124
    Division
    Academic Health Care Center
    # of Openings
    2
    Position Type
    Staff
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Category
    Medical
  • Overview

    New York Institute of Technology offers 90 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in more than 50 fields of study, including computer science, data, and cybersecurity; biology and biomedical studies; architecture and design; engineering; health professions and medicine; IT and digital technologies; management; communications and marketing; education and counseling; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher education, it welcomes more than 9,000 students worldwide. The university has campuses in New York City and Long Island, New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as programs around the world.

     

    New York Tech embraces its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, give all qualified students access to opportunity, and support research and scholarship that benefits the larger world. More than 100,000 alumni comprise an engaged network of doers, makers, and innovators prepared change the world, solve 21st-century challenges, and reinvent the future.

     

    For more information, visit nyit.edu.

     

    New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine seeks an Occupational Therapist, (part time), located at the Academic Health Care Center in Long Island (Old Westbury) NY.

    Responsibilities

    Administers direct patient care in accordance with the written and signed prescription of the referring physician or other state authorized practitioner, and submits required documentation in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Department.

     

    Utilizes thorough and appropriate evaluation techniques to establish realistic goals.

     

    Designs and implements a treatment plan which best meets the needs of the patient and works toward achieving established goals.

     

    Must complete visit notes within designated time frame and have thorough knowledge of Medicare rules and regulations as it applies to the delivery of occupational therapy services. 

    Qualifications

     

    A Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy  and NYS License in Occupational Therapy is required.

     

    Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy is preferred.

     

    Must have knowledge of Neurological Rehabilitation

     

    Preferred field of expertise in Geriatric Rehabilitation .

     

    A Health and Wellness Certification is preferred. 

     

    Must be competent in creating hand and wrist splints

     

    Must be able to recommend and educate in the use of adaptive equipment for facilitation of activities of daily living.

     

    A CPR certification and over 3 years experience is  preferred.

     

    Must be highly organized with strong communication skills, be patient oriented, and attentive to details.

     

     Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration.

     

     

    New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

     

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