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Job Title: Occupational Therapist

Company: HealthAlliance Hospital - Mary's Avenue Campus

City/State: Kingston, NY

Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical

Department: Physical Therapy

Position: Per Diem

Hours: Per Diem

Shift: Day, Weekend

Req #: 27439

Job Details:

Summary:

An Occupational Therapist is a rehabilitation professional that performs a functional evaluation of the client; conducts the planning and utilization of a program of purposeful activities; implements the development and utilization of a treatment program, and/or consultation with the client, family, caregiver or organization in order to restore, develop or maintain adaptive skills, and/or performance abilities designed to achieve maximal physical, cognitive and mental functioning of the client associated with his or her activities of daily living and daily life tasks. A treatment program designed to restore function, shall be rendered on the prescription or referral of a physician, nurse practitioner or other health care provider acting within his or her scope of practice pursuant to this title. They evaluate, treat, and prevent disability, injury and disease so as to maximize functional independence. They provide supervision to certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA). ​​​

Education:

Have satisfactorily completed an approved occupational therapy curriculum in a baccalaureate or master’s program, or a certificate program satisfactory to the NYS education department which is substantially equivalent to a baccalaureate degree program, in accordance with the NYS commissioner's regulation

Experience:

OT experience preferred

Training/License:

Licensed and registered to practice in New York State or eligible for limited permit. Completion of clinical training required by professional program.

Other:

CPR certification.

About Us:

HealthAlliance Hospital - Mary's Avenue Campus

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley operates a 315-bed healthcare system comprising HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus in Kingston, NY, and Margaretville Hospital in Margaretville, NY. It also operates Mountainside Residential Care Center, an 82-bed facility in Margaretville. As Ulster County’s largest employer, HealthAlliance is committed to attracting the best-qualified medical and support staff; providing outstanding, responsive, coordinated, compassionate patient- and family-centered care; excelling in clinical outcomes and patient experiences; and ensuring patient rights, privacy and respect are honored at all times, while improving the overall health and well-being of the diverse communities it serves.