Health Quest Systems, Inc.

Activities Therapist

Job Location US-CT-Sharon
Posted Date 7 months ago(4/3/2020 3:04 PM)
Requisition #
25707
Type
Part Time
Primary Shift
Day
Hours Per Week
8.00

Overview

Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.

 

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices.  Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.

Responsibilities

Responsible for the evaluation, planning, directing and administering of occupational therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Administers treatments and occupational agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.

Qualifications

Regulatory Requirements:

Graduated from either a Masters of Occupational Therapy, Recreation Therapy, or other human service master’s degree program with an accompanying license for art, recreation or activity therapy.
Three (3) or more years of previous experience in a behavioral health setting.
Language Skills:
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
Additional languages preferred.
Strong written and verbal skills.

 

Skills:
Basic computer knowledge.
Knowledge of physical medicine, physical therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology.
Knowledge of physical and occupational therapy machine operation, maintenance and repairs of same.
Physical Demands:
For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.
 

 

 Part-Time - 7:30am - 4:00pm Weekends

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