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Occupational Therapist (Marine Park)

Company: JAG Physical Therapy
Location: Carle Place
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Occupational Therapist

The Occupational Therapist is forward-thinking who excels at assessing patients' strengths and weaknesses and devising creative but effective treatment plans. Therapists must practice discretion & maintain patient confidentiality. Must operate a high-energy, positive-thinking environment and offer patients positive encouragement to achieve their goals. You will be expected to utilize your training and skills to aid patients in the goal of healing, recovering, improving pain level/tolerance, and maximizing functional independence. Occupational Therapist examines patients using fundamental clinical knowledge, implements a treatment plan and executes plan of care on a daily basis. We are also seeking an applicant with experience in Hand Therapy. The ideal applicant will have comprehensive knowledge of Hand Therapy screens/evaluations, treatments and orthosis fabrication.

Who We Are:

JAG Physical Therapy's care-first model of rehabilitation may be the change you are looking for! JAG Physical Therapy, a comprehensive outpatient, orthopedic physical therapy company with 100 facilities throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, is seeking compassionate and motivated individuals to join our winning team! JAG has been honored by the area's top publications as the best in the business based on growth and outcomes and is considered the Gold Standard for physical therapy care by the Metro area's largest healthcare systems and insurance providers.

What You'll Love About Us:

  • up to $7,500 sign-on bonus
  • up to $2,500 relocation bonus
  • Competitive salary
  • Quarterly Bonuses
  • Health, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • HSA Options including dependent care, medical, and commuter benefits
  • $10,000.00 Term Life Insurance benefit at NO cost to employees
  • up to 4 weeks PTO
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Continuing Education reimbursements
  • MedBridge Membership
  • Yearly review for growth opportunities
  • New Grad Mentorship Program
  • Professional Development Growth Tracks
  • Tuition discounts for employees and their families
  • TicketsAtWork and LifeMart company perks
  • Our workplace fosters a close-knit and supportive environment where individuals genuinely care for and uplift one another, creating a strong sense of unity and camaraderie

    What You'll Need:
    • Bachelors or Masters Degree required, Doctorate degree preferred
    • Licensed Occupational Therapist
    • Completed state regulated CEU requirement in appropriate state (NY, NJ)
    • Valid CPR License
    • Experience/knowledge with an EMR software is preferred
    • Excellent oral, written communication
    • Strong clinical decision-making skills
    • 1+ year(s) professional OT experience
    • Excellent work ethic and dedication to patient success
    • Basic computer skills
    • Works as a team member and individually with minimal supervision
    • Maintains a positive, professional demeanor at all times
      What You'll Do:
      • Collects and records patient care data that follows format and guidelines of the patient care service, regulatory agencies and third party payers which reflects an understanding of reimbursement systems and their impact on patient care.
      • This includes, but is not limited to, initial evaluation, daily notes, reassessments/progress reports, discharge plans and communication with members of the team.
      • Additionally records daily billing and follows department guidelines for productivity.
      • Prepares for the evaluation in accordance with department policies/procedures and standards of practice including obtaining patient history, exhibiting knowledge of patient diagnoses and researching unfamiliar diagnoses.
      • Selects and administers tests and measures.
      • Additionally, synthesizes evaluation results to formulate the diagnosis, goals, prognosis and plan of care.
      • Establishes treatment plan based on evaluation results, goals and best practice. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team, patients and patient's support system. Assesses and re-assesses need for modifications to plan of care and goals.
      • Identifies need for consultations and/or refers the patient to another health care professional or health care services. Initiates and completes discharge plan.
      • Provides education/training to patient and/or patient support system
      • Functional Training-This includes but is not limited to: ADLs/IADLs, therapeutic activities (e.g. transfers, bed mobility), rehabilitation equipment prescription and training and community reintegration
      • Neurological Interventions-This includes but is not limited to: handling techniques, neurodevelopmental training, seating and positioning, vision/perception, cognitive rehabilitation, neuromuscular re-education, spasticity management and behavioral management
      • Other- This may include, but is not limited to: cardiac medical monitoring and splinting
      • Musculoskeletal Interventions-This includes but is not limited to: therapeutic exercise, joint mobilization and modalities
      • Provide data, note writing using WEB PT EMR for all treatments provided
      • Oversee support staff of COTA, OT aides
      • Attends annual JAG PT Billing and Coding seminar
      • Present 1 facility level in- service annually
      • Promotes JAG PT in the community through lectures/presentation
      • Demonstrates respectful interactions with patients, colleagues, and others
      • Other duties as assigned
        Important Disclaimer Notice:

        The above statements are only intended to represent the essential job functions and general nature of the work being performed and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an Employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require Employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change. This job description is not a guarantee of employment. What you'll love about us section is based on full time employment with the company and is not guaranteed based on employment type.

Keywords: JAG Physical Therapy, Union , Occupational Therapist (Marine Park), Healthcare , Carle Place, New Jersey

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