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Community Memorial Hospital in Hamilton NY is looking for a committed and patient-focused Occupational Therapist to develop, recover or maintain the daily living and work skills of people with physical, mental or developmental conditions. You will offer effective and client-centered services that will enable people to confidently and independently carry out everyday tasks or activities.

    • Address client’s aspects of performance to support engagement in occupations that affect health, well-being and life quality
    • Select and adapt the appropriate per case occupational therapy treatment model, method and approach to direct the process of interventions
    • Apply interventions to maximize safety and performance in activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living
    • Teach clients new ways of approaching tasks and educate them on how to break down activities into achievable components
    • Recommend adaptive equipment and train in its use
    • Guide and educate family members and caregivers
    • Observe, note, and report on progress of long and short term treatment goals
    • Proven working experience as occupational therapist
    • Excellent knowledge of principles and practices of occupational therapy
    • Hands-on experience with computer programs and creative media
    • Familiarity with ADLs evaluation tools
    • Ability to manage patients with different types of personalities
    • Current knowledge of treatment practices per discipline.
    • Professional behavior
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Valid license to practice as a Occupational Therapist, BS degree or greater in Occupational Therapy