About the Opportunity An adult day habilitation in the Bronx is looking for a compassionate and hardworking Occupational Therapist (OT) to serve their consumers. This is a position within a nonprofit organization working with the developmentally disabled population in a supportive team environment from 8 AM - 4 PM. This is an excellent learning opportunity where you can work 3 flexible days per week for 21 hours in a long term position, building patient rapport and alongside other therapists. We will consider new graduates for this position!Company Description Adult Day HabilitationJob Description The Occupational Therapist (OT) will be responsible for: Evaluating residents referred to the program to establish performance capabilities Developing a treatment plan to attain established goals working within scope of resident's functional level Evaluation includes activities of daily living (feeding, dressing, grooming, hygiene, transfers), fine motor and gross motor skills, sensory awareness, perceptual motor skills, homemaking and independent living skills Selecting recreational and social activities in order to aid residents in adjusting to their functional level Teaching adaptive skills necessary to perform daily living and/or vocational tasks Serving and participating as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team at team meetings Recording progress on all active cases in therapy, monitoring therapy status, and making appropriate recommendations as changes occur Designing, making and fitting adaptive devices for residents use, such as splints or braces Completing all required documentation in a timely and accurate fashion Required Skills 6+ months of Occupational Therapy experience (Open to confident, new graduates) Bachelor's Degree in a related field Current NYS Occupational Therapist (OT) license Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills Patient oriented Great interpersonal skills Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) Strong attention to detail Highly organized Able to multitask efficiently and effectively Desired Skills Previous experience working with the Adult population Experience working with people dealing with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
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