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Occupational Therapist - Acute Rehab - Part Time - NJ #3583

Absolute Opportunities
Tinton Falls, New Jersey, United States
March 26, 2017

Position Title Occupational Therapist - Acute Rehab - Part Time - NJ #3583

Relocation No

Location Tinton Falls, New Jersey

The days/hours are Tuesday through Friday, 9am-3:30pm, with a minimum of one 8-hour weekend day required per month, holidays and holiday weekends scheduled as per department policy.

The Occupational Therapist provides occupational therapy treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. In addition, the position:

- Requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families, caregivers, and departmental and interdepartmental relationships.

- Requires competency in occupational therapy evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment.

- Requires task delegation and supervision of occupational therapist assistants and technicians.

- Maintains open and on-going communication with hospital departments to ensure patient, staff, and hospital needs are met.

The Occupational Therapist creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment


License or Certification:

- Must be in possession of current state license or certification on or before the first day of employment.

- CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.

Education, Training and Experience:

- Successful completion of a degree from an accredited therapy program or one that is determined to be substantially equivalent to a U.S. accredited program by an appropriate certifying agency preferred.

Physical Requirements:

- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate

- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements

Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:

1. Degree from accredited Occupational Therapy program.

2. Licensed Occupational Therapist.

3. Acute Rehab experience.