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Occupational Therapist

  • Location: North Bergen, Hudson, New Jersey
  • Salary: 50-55 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 2022-07-05
  • Job Ref: 22-12650

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Occupational Therapist provides occupational therapy services to individuals and their families in a team relationship with other health care providers in a setting that is designated by the department.

Essential Generic Job Functions
1. Performs all functions associated with the evaluation patients for all age group within the departments responsibility.
2. Completes all documentation required within the regarded timeline according to department.
3. Lifts a minimum of 50 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 100 lbs. and stands a minimum of 6 hours a day.
4. Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.) This process includes communicating with the patient, parent and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).
5. Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.

Education Required:
Graduation from an accredited occupational therapy school.

Required Certification/Licensing:
New Jersey O.T. license.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
1. One to two years of clinical experience, within the past five years in an inpatient facility or home health agency.

2. One to two years of pediatric occupational therapy experience or strong pediatric affiliation.

Schedule Notes: 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM. 4x10's- Monday-Friday (One day off) . No Weekends. No Holidays. No On Call. 13 weeks assignment. New Jersey License Occupational Therapist License - Required. BLS- aha- Required At least 1 year of Pediatrics - Required. Acute Care Experience- Preferred. Bi-Lingual Spanish/English- Preferred. Primary coverage in Outpatient Pediatric Center with occasional coverage in Hospital Acute care program. Patient Ratio-1:1.On Site assignment. Epic Training prior to start-Required. (Ambulatory module and Clin Doc). Charcoal Grey Scrubs. Address- 7650 River Road- Suite 320. Building is in Hospital Parking Lot.