This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.
As a family, Occupational Therapists work closely with other members of the health care team to devise and carry out specialized treatment programs aimed at enabling patients to return to their normal activities.
Schedules and evaluates all patients according to diagnosis, disability and prescription; administers all aspects of patient care in compliance with departmental policies and procedures. Recommends other services when indicated and fabricates or provides appropriate devices; monitors the department quality control program; coordinates the department in-service training program; coordinates and participates in instructional activity for students, nurses and house staff. Maintains contacts with physicians and other medical team members regarding patient treatment programs; manages inventory control and records maintenance, and assists in the development and interpretation of policies and procedures. Functions under general supervision; may supervise subordinates.
BS in Occupational Therapy and NYS license. Two to four years experience.
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