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SUNY Upstate Medical University Occupational Therapy Assistant - Weekend in Syracuse, New York

Occupational Therapy Assistant - Weekend

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Department:PM&R - Rehab Therapies

Employer:State of New York

Payroll Title:TH Instructional Support Associate, NSSL2

Bargaining Unit:UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)


Work type:PerDiem


Categories:Allied Health

Job Summary:Will assist OTR in the evaluation of patients; assess ADL skills; assist in treatment planning; monitor responses to treatment and modify treatment with collaboration of OTR, attend designated clinics, rounds and conferences and render patient information and complete appropriate documentation. Other responsibilities include: providing inservice education and community education within the scope of knowledge base, clinically supervises COTA students, COTA level I and volunteers.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associates degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant, NYS C.O.T.A. certification and registration, and 2 years clinical experience (preferably in a Acute care) required. Candidates who possess an Associates degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant, NYS temporary permit (but must obtain C.O.T.A. certification and registration within 1 year of appointment) and no experience will be considered for entry level (SL1) position at a commensurate salary. CPR certification required at time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Message to Applicants:

Recruitment Office:Human Resources

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

Advertised:Feb 10 2021Eastern Standard Time

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