The Occupational Therapist organizes and conducts occupational therapy programs for the agency to facilitate rehabilitation. S/he directs patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance. The Occupational Therapist facilitates the learning of those skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity, in order to diminish or correct pathology.
In this role, the successful candidate will assist in coordinating outside agencies to recommend durable medical equipment, home/school modifications and transitional therapy program prior to discharge from therapy/hospital.
In this role, the selected candidate will administer therapeutic treatment to include, but not limited to, therapeutic exercise, living skills training, functional mobility training, sensory stimulation, modalities, perceptual/motor activities, balance and coordination, and range of motion.
In this role, you will collaborate with physicians, patients and their families, nurses, therapists, social workers and other members of the patient care team to develop and implement a patient specific care and treatment plan.