evaluate and treat acute care inpatients rehabilitation client in accordance
with prescriptions from physiatrists, attends departmental weekly rounds and
conferences. Supervise technical personnel during course of treatment: ie to
instruct staff and students in proper treatment methods and provide in service
training to new residents.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Evaluate and treat patients according to
prescriptions and findings from the evaluation in order to improve upper
extremity function. Use equipment as situation needed to aid in therapeutic
exercise; use of specific instruments to assess varied impairments. Suggested orthotic
devices as required to promote independent function. Fabricate adaptive/assistive
devices as needed. Monitor patient progress.
-Document all treatments patients records,
completes progress note on a daily basic. Maintain daily statistics for
occupational therapy treatment.
-Communicate with members of other
disciplines as needed. Attend required departmental meetings and rounds relevant
-Recommended adaptive devices relevant for
into the community discharge planning.
-Attend in-service training conferences,
seminars as part of continuing education requirement. Provide in-services training to new residents,
students and entry level Occupational Therapists.
-Responsible for occupational therapists
assistants and rehab technicians.
-Suggest purchase of equipment and supplies for
patients use as part of OT treatment.
-Responsible for other duties designated by
chief and assistant chief OT.
-All staff are schedule to provide OT services
on designated weekend and holiday coverage as mandated by Mount Sinai department
-New York State
license and Bachelors or Masters degree in an accredited
occupational therapy program are required.
reasoning skills which are also enhanced through exposure to the work
in basic sciences and treatment techniques are required to deal with a variety
of population and conditions.
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