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Occupational Therapy Assistant

We Are Hiring

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

Must be available for weekday coverage;  rotating Saturdays and holidays appreciated

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 conduct medically prescribed occupational therapy under the supervision of an occupational therapist.

Responsibilities:

  • Implements an established treatment plan using appropriate modalities. Documents findings of patient progress. Seeks consultation as necessary.
  • Monitors patient's response to treatment plan. Communicates patient progress and possible goal revisions to occupational therapist.
  • Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits. Provides discharge planning assistance and information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and community support programs.
  • May oversee the care provided by 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 (COTA) credentialed from the New York Board of Occupational Therapy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required

Work Experience:

  • 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: 396301
Category: Rehabilitation Services
Ministry: St. Mary's Healthcare, NY
Location: Amsterdam, NY

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