Yale New Haven Health System

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST I: Clinical Affairs Department/Psych Services

US-CT-New Haven
Job ID
57942
Department
CLINICAL AFFAIRS
Category
REHABILITATION SERVICES - OT
Position Type
Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
Work Schedule
AS NEEDED
Work Days
AS NEEDED; M-F, SAT/SUN AS NEEDED
Work Hours
8:30-4:30PM OR AS NEEDED
Work Shift
AS NEEDED
Requisition ID
2016-11641

Overview

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 variety of rotating patient care areas. Performs other clinical, teaching and administrative duties as may be required.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Clinical
    • 1.1 Able to interpret physician referrals to perform basic clinical evaluations.
  • 2. Educational
    • 2.1 Attends department in-services.
  • 3. Administration
    • 3.1 Complies with Hospital and Department Policies and Procedures.
  • 4. Clinical Supervision
    • 4.1 Participates in regular meetings with supervisor and/or team leader and reports pertinent information on a timely basis.
  • 5. Human Relations Skills
    • 5.1 Demonstrates respect and regard for dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsive and courteous hospital environment.
  • 6. Clinical
    • 6.1 Able to interpret physician referrals to perform basic clinical evaluations.
  • 7. Educational
    • 7.1 Attends department in-services.
  • 8. Administration
    • 8.1 Complies with Hospital and Department Policies and Procedures.
  • 9. Clinical Supervision
    • 9.1 Participates in regular meetings with supervisor and/or team leader and reports pertinent information on a timely basis.
  • 10. Human Relations Skills
    • 10.1 Demonstrates respect and regard for dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsive and courteous hospital environment.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program. Must hold a valid Connecticut license or temporary permit. NBCOT certification preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

No experience required; 1-3 years OT experience with a psychiatric patient population strongly desired.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

The individual should demonstrate knowledge in basic anatomy and physiology, psychology, occupational 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.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

Must be able to lift 40 pounds in the performance of daily job requirements.

 

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