Yale New Haven Health System

  • OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

    Job Locations US-CT-Bridgeport
    Job ID
    66959
    Department
    PHYSICAL MEDICINE
    Category
    REHABILITATION SERVICES - OT
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    MON - FRI
    Work Hours
    7:30AM-4PM
    Work Shift
    ROTATING WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS
    Requisition ID
    2018-19991
  • Overview

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient’s specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

    Evaluates, plans and implements specific treatment programs for patients. Collaborates with interdisciplinary treatment team members. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Clinical Skills.
      • 1.1 Demonstrates skill in evaluation, treatment planning and providing therapy.
    • 2. Productivity.
      • 2.1 Manages a Full Caseload on a Daily Basis.
    • 3. Documentation and Administrative Task.
      • 3.1 Demonstrates consistency and timeliness with non-clinical tasks.
    • 4. Professionalism.
      • 4.1 Demonstrates Participation in Professional Development.
    • 5. Comprehensive Patient Care.
      • 5.1 Demonstrates Ability to Function as Interdisciplinary Team Member.
    • 6. Career Ladder Requirements.
      • 6.1 Has completed successful Career Ladder Application and been awarded Career Ladder advancement by Career Ladder Review Board.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION


    Graduate of accredited occupatinal therapy program or equivalent and B.S. degree.


    EXPERIENCE


    2 years of experience required to hold Level II position, must have been employed in same relevant position for 2 years plus one day.


    LICENSURE


    Current Connecticut licensure in occupational therapy or demonstrated eligibility.
    All newly hired employees must have current BLS certification or obtain within one month of hire.


    SPECIAL SKILLS


    The worker must be able to stand, walk, talk, hear, lift, push, pull, reach, stoop, kneel, climb and perform repetitive motions, of the wrist, fingers or hands., The worker is subject to inside environmental/atmospheric conditions such as poor ventilation and is also subject to hazards, such as exposure to chemicals ., The worker must be able to operate various exercise equipment, whirlpools, ultrasound and electrical stimulation equipment., The worker must be able to exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and /or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently and/or up to, 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects or the human body., Functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.


    PHYSICAL DEMAND


    Incumbents as well as external and internal applicants who become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.


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