Sr. Occupational Therapist
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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 11/12/2016
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:
Provides clinical and consultative support to Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Interdisciplinary Care Team Managers regarding complex rehab related clinical and/or customer service issues. Provides mentoring and leadership to less experienced OTs. Also provides physical therapy services to VNSNY home care patients. Develops and implements a plan of care consistent with the Agency&rsquot;s goals and Rehabilitation department policies and procedures. Works under general supervision.
Licensure: New York State License and current registration in Occupational Therapy required. Valid driver's license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs.
Education: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from a program approved by the New York Department of Education - 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. Clinical Certification preferred.
Experience: Minimum of five years occupational therapy experience required. Demonstrated ability to lead and guide less experienced therapists. Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs.
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