As an Occupational Therapist, you will provide your patients with a full range of therapy treatments designed to help them to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. You will evaluate and treat patients based on treatment plans developed in cooperation with their referring physicians.
This position provides occupational therapy to patients where physical injury, birth defects, emotional or functional problems have interfered with their ability to perform occupational tasks appropriate to their age and level of independence.
The Therapist will independently perform a full range of tasks in the assessment; development and implementation of occupational therapy treatment programs/care to help patients with functional impairment from chronic orthopedic, neurological conditions and progressive neuromuscular disease.
In this role, the selected candidate will educate the patient and caregiver about the goals of the occupational therapy program, methods of accomplishing goals, how to perform the home program and injury prevention.