Occupational Therapist - Per Diem (Plainsboro, NJ)

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Occupational Therapist - Per Diem (Plainsboro, NJ)
Job ID: 84847
Job Category: Physical/Occupational Therapy
Specialty Area: Physical/Occupational Therapy
Primary Shift: Day
Work Schedule: Per Diem
Penn Medicine Entity: Penn Medicine Princeton Health
Location: Plainsboro, NJ
Address: 1 Plainsboro Road
Education Required: Per Position Description
Experience Required: Per Position Description
Employment Type: Per Diem

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?
Position Description:
Penn Medicine Princeton Health is searching for a Per Diem Occupational Therapist to join our team in Plainsboro, NJ.

The Occupational Therapist provides therapy services in accordance with Standards of Practice of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the Bylaws of the Princeton Healthcare system.

Occupational therapy practice involves examination, evaluation, treatment, and instruction of individuals for the prevention, habilitation, and rehabilitation of physical or psychiatric or learning disability, functional deficit and or pain. Occupational therapy is responsible to participate in staff education activities and providing consultation for facility personnel. They must communicate and document the communication with other disciplines and service to provide continuity and coordination of patient care.
Minimum Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree: - Required

- Graduation from an occupational therapy program accredited by the A.O.T.A. or its equivalent if educated outside the U.S., indicates that the individual possesses the appropriate educational requirements.

Licensure, Certification or Registration Requirements:

- NJ License by the Board of Occupational therapy

- Current CPR certification


- Master's Degree: - Preferred

- Related Work Experience Preferred
Additional Information:
Specialized Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

- Competency with assessment and treatment of patients needing therapy

- Weekend, Holiday and some evening hours

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, customer service focus

- Must be competent to work independently in an unsupervised environment

- Basic computer skills to document in the EMR

- Competency with assessment and treatment of patients with Occupational Therapy needs and special programs such as Early mobility in the ICU and Total Joint Replacement programs. additional competency for special populations like NICU required
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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