Occupational Therapist 9/13/2016
Visiting Nurse Service Of New York
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY OVERVIEW:
Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation s largest not-for-profit community-based health system. VNSNY provides a comprehensive array of home- and community-based programs, including health plans, tailored to the needs of high-risk, vulnerable New Yorkers, improving their quality of life. Each day, more than 18,000 VNSNY employees including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, dieticians, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 35,000 patients, helping them to live the best lives possible.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Responsible for providing occupational therapy services to VNSNY home care patients through comprehensive assessment, development and implementation of a plan of care consistent with the Agency mission and the Rehabilitation Department policies/procedures. Works under general supervision.
Licensure: Current license and registration to practice as an Occupational Therapist in the State of New York required. Valid driver's license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs.
Education: Bachelors or Masters degree in Occupational Therapy from a program approved by the New York Department of education required, OR, Graduate Certificate in Occupational Therapy from a college or university whose program is registered by the State education department or accredited by a national accreditation agency required.
Experience: Minimum of one year experience as an Occupational Therapist or successful completion of the probationary period as a VNS Rehab Intern preferred. Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs. Basic PC skills preferred.
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