Occupational Therapist-Inpatient Occupational Therapy

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Aug 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Occupational Therapist-Inpatient Occupational Therapy-1702577

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Position Summary


At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Occupational Therapist is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population.


Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.


Duties of a TH Occupational Therapist in the Center may include the following but are not limited to:


Brief Description of Duties:


• Plans and provides occupational therapy treatment programs for each inpatient and outpatient including the evaluation, treatment or prevention of a disability, injury, disease or other condition of health. Treatment may include but it is not limited to all aspects of ADL, perceptual/cognitive activities, sensori-motor activities, splint fabrication and therapeutic exercise/activities. Evaluation may include joint range of motion, muscle strength, ADL mobility, cognition/perception and vision. Consultation may concern the adaptation of physical environment and instruction for selection and use of adaptive equipment.

• Fabricates and modified patient splints including the design, assessment and monitoring of splints and other orthotic devices.

• Performs activities of daily living involving directing and aiding patients in tasks including transfer training, bed mobility, hygiene, grooming, dressing, and self-feeding.

• Directs and trains patients in the care and use of UE prosthetics, orthotic devices, and assistive and adaptive equipment to restore, reinforce and enhance performance.

• Consults with other members of the health care team including the physician concerning goals and treatment plans.

• All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications


Required Qualifications: Bachelor or Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from accredited program. NYS License or eligible. NBCOT Certified. Experience as a licensed Occupational Therapist or student affiliate in acute care setting.



Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.


The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.


This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.


The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.


Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.


IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AThttp://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: TH Occupational Therapist II
Job Field: Occupational Therapy
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Inpatient Occupational Therapy-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.Inpatient Occupational Therapy-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Aug 30, 2017
Posting End Date: Sep 29, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL3

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