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Occupational Therapist (OT) - Outpatient Rehab (Per Diem)

Requisition ID:

24154242

Business Unit:

St. Vincent's Medical Center

Location:

Stratford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 00
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

 

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network is the premier rehabilitation provider in Connecticut. We provide rehabilitation services across the continuum - acute care hospitals, long term care facilities, sub-acute rehabilitation, homecare, outpatient centers, and in community settings such as senior centers, work sites, and schools and colleges.  We offer over 40 outpatient locations offering physical, occupational, and speech therapy, in specialties including orthopedics, neuroscience, oncology, women’s health, sports medicine, vestibular, and more.  We are known for our commitment to high quality, customer focused outcomes.

 

Overview

We are currently looking for a per diem Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our outpatient team in our Stratford Clinic.

The Occupational Therapist (OT) independently evaluates patients’ level of function and determines, develops, and implements individualized treatment goals and plans in alignment with the patient/caregiver goals. The Occupational Therapist (OT) determines treatment strategies and delivers Occupational Therapy services that promote health and wellness, prevent injury or disability, improve and develop self-dependency and maintenance, productivity, leisure, perceptual motor function, rest, mental, cognitive physical, sensory-perceptual, psychosocial developmental, and emotional wellbeing in a variety of contexts and environments in order to maximize function in the areas of daily living, leisure/recreation, and productivity/work.

The Occupational Therapist (OT) delegates patient care responsibilities to Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.

This role encompasses evaluation skills and techniques, analysis of patients, and application Occupational Therapy to maximize the patient's functional independence. 

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with a diverse patient population in a dynamic team atmosphere with highly professional and experienced clinicians.

Qualifications

·         Outpatient experience or affiliation highly preferred.

·         Graduate of Occupational Therapy Program from an accredited American Occupational Therapy Association school, Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral Degree.

·         Current Occupational Therapist License required.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements 

·         Able to coordinate and manage patient care needs recognizing issues that require intervention

·         Able to communicate effectively with patient, family, and team members to reach optimum patient outcomes.

·         Excellent interpersonal skills

·         Demonstrates competence, including knowledge and behaviors, to meet age specific patients’ needs

·         Maintains infection control policies related to patient care

·         Ability to exercise independent judgement

·         Able to adapt to a changing environment

 

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 

 
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