Week of training provided. OT ideally available 1 - 2 days a week.
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 drivers 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.
The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is one of the nation's largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organizations, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties. For over 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to improving the health and well-being of people through high-quality, cost-effective health care in the home and community. We offer a wide range of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs of our patients, health plan members, and clients from before birth to the end of life. On any given day, VNSNY employees - including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, home health aides and other professionals - deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to approximately 40,000 individuals in our care helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.