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Occupational Therapist

We Are Hiring

Therapist-Occupational - Occupational Therapy 002 - PRN Day - Amsterdam Memorial Campus - Amsterdam, NY

6:30am start, must be available rotating Saturdays.

Why Join Ascension?

St. Mary’s Healthcare, based in Amsterdam, New York, provides a full range of outpatient services while featuring an award-winning acute care hospital, three Urgent Care Centers, multiple primary and pediatric health centers, specialty care including Cancer Medicine, Gastroenterology, OB-GYN, ENT, Surgical and Urology, inpatient and outpatient mental health services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned outstanding national rankings for excellence in medicine and patient safety.

St. Mary's Healthcare is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an associate with St. Mary's Hospital -NY, you will have the opportunity to evaluate and treat patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patient's ability to safely and effectively perform independent living skills. Designs the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of treatment.
  • Implements the treatment plan using appropriate modalities. Documents findings of patient progress. Monitors and modifies the plan of care as needed. Seeks consultation as necessary.
  • Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits. Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services and provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.
  • Oversees the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy 3-Technicians according to established regulations and practice standards.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Rehab Therapist specializing in Occupational Therapy (OTR) credentialed from the New York Board of Occupational Therapy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education & Work Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.
  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.
 
State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 366928
Category: Rehabilitation Services
Facility: NYAMS St Marys Hosp
Ministry: St. Mary's Healthcare, NY
Location: Amsterdam, NY

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