At the Long Island State Veterans Home, our Occupational Therapists are responsible for assessing, evaluating and planning treatment for all residents. They carry out treatments on restorative residents and supervise the maintenance care provided by COTAs and Aides. The OT also functions as a resource for all other allied health workers and attends interdisciplinary team meetings to coordinate goals and treatment plans.
Duties of an Occupational Therapist may include but are not limited to the following:
Working conditions may involve exposure to infectious disease, blood, body fluids and/or tissue as well as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May be exposed to and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours and pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries, as well as weather related situations.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy from an approved & accredited institution. NYS licensure. Minimum of two years’ experience in the field.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy. Two years of combined professional clinical experience in physical dysfunction occupational therapy and/or in SNF.
Special Notes: The Long Island State Veterans Home is a tobacco-free environment. Tobacco products are strictly prohibited anywhere on our 25-acre campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
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 the Long Island State Veterans Home Employee Health Department, clear a background investigation, submit three (3) written references, and provide a copy of the required license(s)/certificate(s), if applicable. 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.
The Long Island State Veterans Home, located on the campus of Stony Brook University, is a 350-bed skilled nursing facility with a 40-slot Adult Day Health Care Program dedicated to the care of honorably discharged Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, their spouses and widows as well as Gold Star parents. Join an organization whose people make a difference every day and where commitment, compassion, initiative and leadership are recognized and rewarded. We care for America's heroes every day.
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: Occupational Therapy-Long Island State Veterans Home
Schedule: Per Diem Day Shift VaryOccupational Therapy-Long Island State Veterans Home
Posting Start Date: Sep 27, 2017
Posting End Date: Oct 27, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL3