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Provides and directs Occupational Therapy services to patients including screening, assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation. Functions under physicians’ orders and adheres to applicable principles and practices of occupational therapy, Brookdale policies and procedures and state regulations.
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
Education and Experience
Bachelor Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program required. Previous occupational therapy experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
Successful completion of the National Certification Examination for Registered Occupational Therapist. State license in practicing state.
Uses limited independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issue to supervisor and when to handle them personally.
Knowledge and Skills
Has a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process. Has a working knowledge of the organization. Basic computer software skills in Microsoft Word and Excel. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.