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Occupational therapist / ot – part time – 2 weekends monthly

HCR ManorCare Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Trenton, NJ posted November 29, 2019.

DescriptionHCR ManorCare, the leading provider of short-term post-hospital services and long-term care, is seeking a passionate and driven Occupational Therapist.

If you are passionate about a challenging and rewarding career assisting our patients in a time of need, then we are looking for YOU!Our Occupational Therapists OT are the cornerstone to HCR ManorCare’s dedication to mission.

Working in the health care environment can be very demanding, and it is our goal to provide the tools to help you understand and commit to the philosophy that defines our culture.

We are interested to employ an OT who is as passionate as we are about ensuring that our patients and residents receive the support services they need and deserve.As a team member at HCR ManorCare your duties may include, but will not be limited to:Plan and administer prescribed occupational therapy treatment program for patients to facilitate rehabilitation following illness, disease, or injury.Take patient medical history.Discuss special equipment, such as wheelchairs and eating aids, and instruct patients on how to use that equipmentSit and evaluate a patient’s home or workplace and, based on the patient’s health needs, identify potential improvements, such as labeling kitchen cabinets for an older person with poor memoryRequired to develop a treatment plan for patients, laying out the types of activities and specific goals to be accomplishedDemonstrate exercises—for example, joint stretches for arthritis relief—that can help relieve pain for people with chronic conditionsYour main duties will be to observe patients doing tasks and ask them questions.Location171 Monroe Skilled Nursing and Rehab Monroe, MichiganEducational RequirementsMaster’s Degree in Occupational Therapy or a foreign degree equivalent as accepted by US Citizenship and Immigration Services or a Bachelor’s Degree or foreign degree equivalent plus 5 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience.Position RequirementsCurrently licensed or registered as an occupational therapist by the state in which practicing, unless that State does not license occupational therapists or otherwise regulate the practice of occupational therapy.

Is eligible to take or has successfully completed the NBCOT entry-level certification examination for occupational therapists.Prior experience in Occupational Therapy/OT preferred, but not necessary.-Enrollment in Michigan CHAMPSJob Specific Details:This position will consist of working 2 weekends monthly.