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Rochester Regional Health Occupational Therapist in Gouverneur, New York

Occupational Therapist

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Job IDREQ_144483 FACILITYSt Lawrence Health LOCATIONGouverneur, New York


The occupational therapist completes patient assessments, establishes patient care plans, administers patient treatment and directs delivery of treatment utilizing professional occupational therapy assistants in accordance with licensure and regulatory scope and standards, and established hospital policies, procedures and protocols. Adhere to the professional standards of the American Occupational Therapy Association. Actively supports and participates in patient coverage efforts across all departments as necessary. Hours may vary including weekend rotation for the inpatient department.

STATUS: Per Diem

LOCATION: Gouverneur Hospital


SCHEDULE: Variable


  • Required: Graduate of an accredited program, BA O.T.

  • Preferred: MA O.T.


  • Completes occupational therapy evaluations to establish treatment plans and home programs to restore function, relieve pain & prevent disability. Adheres to all hospital and departmental policies and procedures.

  • Administers patient treatment plan involving application of occupational therapy techniques and modalities as indicated. Monitors response and progress to update and modify treatment plan as necessary to meet patient goals. Instructs patients and family members / caregivers in occupational therapy procedures and self-care techniques. Directs care that is provided by the occupational therapy assistant by providing oversight. Performs discharge planning and documentation to provide discharge instructions and maintain post-discharge continuity of care .

  • Consults with physicians and other health care professionals regarding treatments, progress, patient needs, and outcomes.

  • Participates in self and others' education, training and development, as applicable .Performs any other related duties as assigned.

  • Additional documentation that is not performed during evaluation and treatment sessions.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSM - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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