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Occupational Therapist (OT) - Inpatient Rehab


Saddle Brook, NJ
USA

Job Description
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

Select Medical

Saddle Brook, NJ

Occupational Therapist (OT)

Shift hours: Per Diem, mostly weekends needed

Benefits of being a therapist with us:
  • Latest rehab technologies
  • Engaged and team-oriented culture
  • High success rates of patients being discharged home
  • Clinical ladders to develop our therapists
  • A network of over 50K employees nationwide with relocation and advancementopportunities

  • Position Summary

    Evaluates all assigned patients and develops, implements and modifies treatment plan in accordance with the patient's need and physician direction. Responsible for delegation and direction of all discipline-specific therapy services for those assigned patients. Ensures the design of functional treatment programs allowing for an effective return to community activities. Serves as an educator of patients, families, students, co-workers and self. Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, development of discipline-specific therapy services and design of program delivery.

    Specific Duties
  • Evaluate the patient's level of functioning and develop an individualized treatment plan aligned with patient and family goals
  • Participate in discharge planning including placement, patient and family education, and adaptive equipment

  • Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)
  • Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as an Occupational Therapist required
  • Certified BLS or completion in the first 90 days of employment required
  • Home Care Requirements: One or more years of clinical experience and a valid state Driver's License

  • Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals

    Select Medical's Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:
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  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Amputation
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Multiple Traumas
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