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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Occupational Therapist-Inpatient Occupational Therapy in Stony Brook, New York

Employer Name: Stony Brook University

Occupational Therapist-Inpatient Occupational Therapy 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, therapeutic craft modalities, splint fabrication and therapeutic activities. Evaluation may include joint range of motion, muscle strength, NDT evaluation, Prevocational evaluation and sensorium. Consultation may concern the adaptation of physical environment for the handicapped, and guidance in the 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. Preferred Qualifications: Experience as licensed Occupational Therapist in acute care setting. Special Notes: Selected candidate must be able to commit to work two weekend days per month. Resume/CV should be included with the online application. In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19," Candidates who are not already partially vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol , including booster vaccines . Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law. Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date). If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date. 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 maybe 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. This function/position maybe 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. 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* Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references. Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen* Successfully complete a Background Check investigation. Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer. * The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination. ____________________________ Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws. If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act a copy of our crime statistics can be viewed here . Visit our WHY WORK HERE page to learn about the total rewards we offer. Job Number: 2202185 Official Job Title : TH Occupational Therapist II Job Field : Occupational Therapy Primary Location : US-NY-Stony Brook Department/Hiring Area : Inpatient Occupational Therapy Schedule : Per Diem Shift : Day Shift Shift Hours : 7.5 Pass Days : Variable Posting Start Date : Jun 20, 2022 Posting End Date : Sep 19, 2022, 3:59:00 AM Salary : n/a Salary Grade : SL3