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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/12/2019
Job Category:
Occupational Therapy
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Occupational Therapist
Visiting Nurse Service of New York | Staten Island, New York
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Job Description

Overview

The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation's largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties. For 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to meeting the health care needs of New Yorkers with compassionate, high-quality home health care. We offer a wide range of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs of our patients, members, and clients from before birth to the end of life.

Each day, more than 13,000 VNSNY employees- including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals- deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 48,000 patients and members, helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.

Responsibilities

Responsible for providing occupational therapy services to VNSNY home care patients through comprehensive assessment, development and implementation of a plan of care consistent with the Agency mission and the Rehabilitation Department policies/procedures. Works under general supervision.

Licensure: Current license and registration to practice as an Occupational Therapist in the State of New York required. Valid driver's license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs.

Education: Bachelors or Masters degree in Occupational Therapy from a program approved by the New York Department of education required, OR, Graduate Certificate in Occupational Therapy from a college or university whose program is registered by the State education department or accredited by a national accreditation agency required.

Experience: Minimum of one year experience as an Occupational Therapist or successful completion of the probationary period as a VNS Rehab Intern preferred. Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs. Basic PC skills preferred.

About Visiting Nurse Service of New York

VNSNY is the largest not-for-profit home health care organization in the nation. In 2007, the organization provided 2,248,000 professional home visits to more than 131, 600 patients from pre-natal to end-of-life. Licensed by the New York State Department of Health, VNSNY is fully accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) of the National League for Nursing. The agency was established in 1893 by Lillian D. Wald, the founder of public health nursing in the United States.

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