Additional Job Information
Title: Occupational Therapist
City, State: Bridgeport,CT
Location: St Vincent's Medical Center
Department: Acute Rehab Unit 001
Additional Job Details: Part-Time,Day, 8
Work Schedule: Every other weekend Sat and
St. Vincent's Health Services, part of Ascension, operates St.
Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport and a number of other sites
of care. Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1903, St. Vincent's
is a mission-driven organization committed to exceptional
healthcare for all with special consideration for the poor and
The Occupational Therapist, evaluates and treats patients with
physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.
- Assesses patient 's ability to safely and effectively perform
independent living skills. Designs the appropriate plan of care,
including type and frequency of treatment.
- Implements the treatment plan using appropriate modalities.
Documents findings of patient progress. Monitors and modifies the
plan of care as needed. Seeks consultation as necessary.
- Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient
deficits. Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy
services and provides information regarding appropriate
selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.
- Oversees the care provided by certified occupational therapy
assistants and therapy technicians according to established
regulations and practice standards.
- Communicates/documents information relevant to patient care to
ensure effective, efficient delivery of quality service, and
maximum reimbursement for services rendered.
- Demonstrates efficient utilization of products, supplies,
equipment and time to ensure the timely completion of duties and
promote the smooth operation of the department. Meets productivity
- Actively employs established safety precautions and procedures
in performance of job responsibilities in order to ensure a safe
environment for patients, guests and co-workers.
- Other Duties as assigned
- Required Credential(s):
- Licensed Occupational Therapist specializing in Occupational
Therapy (OTR) credentialed from the Connecticut Department of
Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer
Education and Work Experience:
- Bachelor's Level Degree
- Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program Bachelor
Degree required, Master's Degree preferred and Previous related
experience. Will consider new graduate.
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