To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Responsible for the evaluation and treatment of patients in a designated patient care area. Performs other clinical, teaching and administrative duties as may be required.
Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program. Must hold a valid Connecticut license or temporary permit.
One (1) to three (3) years of employment in an outpatient setting preferred.
Must hold current license with State of Connecticut as an Occupational Therapist. Membership in the American Occupational Therapy Association preferred.
The individual should demonstrate knowledge in basic anatomy and physiology, psychology, physical therapy theory, evaluations, and treatment techniques. Observation skills, communication skills (both verbal and written), and an ability to work with others in a synergistic manner are essential. The individual should also be willing and able to assume increased responsibilities as required.
Must be able to lift 40 pounds in the performance of daily job requirements.
Outpatient experience in oncology rehabilitation and lymphedema certification preferred.