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Occupational Therapist

New York, NY

Posted: 06/13/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 38794 Compensation: 42.00

Job Description

Job Overview - Occupational Therapist:
Our client is seeking a dedicated and motivated Occupational Therapist to join their expanding healthcare team in New York. This pivotal role involves assessing children to determine their learning and performance capabilities, developing treatment plans, and providing support and follow-up to clients. 

Location: New York, NY
Compensation: $42 - $45/hour
Schedule: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday to Friday

Responsibilities as the Occupational Therapist:
  • Evaluation and Treatment: Assess children to determine learning and performance capabilities, and develop treatment plans for activities of daily living, fine and gross motor skills, sensory awareness, and independent living skills.
  • Treatment Planning: Create and implement treatment plans and goals based on evaluations.
  • Adaptive Skills Training: Select activities to help students adjust to disabilities and teach necessary adaptive skills for daily living and vocational tasks.
  • In-Service Education: Provide in-service education to patient care personnel on relevant techniques and program objectives.
  • Therapeutic Integration: Integrate therapeutic techniques into programs or homes through consultation with parents/guardians and staff.
  • Documentation: Document therapy activities and results, and collaborate with teachers, social workers, nurses, and families on student rehabilitation.
  • Progress Monitoring: Record progress, monitor therapy status, and make recommendations as needed.
  • Adaptive Devices: Design, make, and fit adaptive devices such as splints, shoes, or braces.
Qualifications for the Occupational Therapist:
  • Education: Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Experience: 1 year of prior Occupational Therapist experience preferred.
  • Licenses/Certifications: Current NYS license in Occupational Therapy.
Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, TAG MedStaffing will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.
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