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Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: JIH02626075
Date Posted: 10 November 2018
Employer: Ascension
Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Sector: Wider Healthcare Team
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 08 December 2018

Job Description

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 hours,Weekly

Work Schedule: Every other weekend Sat and Sunday

About Us

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 underserved.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Occupational Therapist, evaluates and treats patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 targets.
  • 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

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • 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 date.

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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Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent's Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The recruitment, selection, placement, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay, or any other employment decision made by St. Vincent's Health Services based on the needs of St. Vincent's Health Services and the job related qualifications and abilities of the candidates, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, union affiliation, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, job assignments, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

St. Vincent's Health Services is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

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E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9). This law applies to individuals hired, including PRN, part-time and temporary employees, volunteers and students.

Additionally, St Vincent's Healthcare is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is a web based program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS Verification Division, and the Social Security Administration that supplements the current I-9 eligibility verification process. The program determines whether the information provided by the new hire matches government records and whether the new hire is authorized to work in the United States.

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