Occupational Therapist

    St. Joseph's Healthcare System
    703 Main Street, Paterson, NJ 07503
    Part-time
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    Job Description

    Overview

    St. Joseph's Health is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization's outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation's "100 Best Places to Work in Health Care".

    Job Overview

    Evaluates, plans, directs and administers individualized therapeutic treatment programs aimed at the restoration or improvement of function, or the prevention of disability. Writes evaluations, progress notes/reports, discharge summaries and maintains patient files. Counsels patients and/or family members regarding Rehabilitation diagnosis, plan of care and prognosis. Maintains current knowledge of regulatory/legislative policies as they apply to the profession of Occupational Therapy and adheres to same.

    Qualifications

    Graduate of accredited Occupational Therapy Program, Current NJ State License in Occupational Therapy. BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at time of hire or within first 3 months of hire. FIM (Functional Independence Measurement)certification to be taken following employment and training at Wayne, then certification must be taken through the rehab program (Uniform Data System for Medical Rehab-UDSmr). For EIP (Early Intervention Program employees only: Valid driver's license required and ability to comply with Qualifications to Drive a System Vehicle as well as all policies as outlined in the SJH Fleet Management & Safety Program.

    Posting ID: 554940064Posted: 2020-04-02