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Position type Regular Full-Time
Department Rehabilitation Medicine
Location

NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi

1400 Pelham Parkway South
Bronx, NY 10461

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Overview

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) has an opportunity for an Occupational Therapist at Jacobi Medical Center/North Central Bronx Hospital. The Hospitals are part of the NYC Health + Hospitals. Jacobi is a 457-bed, Level I Trauma Center and NCB has 213 licensed beds. The hospital maintains a strong academic affiliation with Albert Einstein Medical College to maintain its high healthcare delivery standards. 

 

The mission of NYC Health + Hospitals is to extend equally to all New Yorkers, regardless of the ability to pay, comprehensive health services of the highest quality in an atmosphere of humane care, dignity, and respect. Their Values are built on a foundation of social and racial equity and has established the ICARE standards for all staff.  

 

NYC Health + Hospitals is the nation’s largest municipal health care delivery system in the United States. Dedicated to providing the highest quality health care services to all New Yorkers with compassion, dignity and respect, and regardless of immigration status or ability to pay. 

Opportunity Details

Occupational Therapist, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx NY Acute Rehab, Outpatient, Bedside therapy

 

Do you want to work in a clinical setting where you have the opportunity to learn something new every day? Utilizing your skills as an occupational therapist working in one of the most challenging hospital settings in the New York metropolitan area. You will have the opportunity to work in our inpatient rehab unit, outpatient department and bedside service with a close-knit staff that supports each another on a daily basis.

 

We treat some of the most complex patients in the New York metropolitan area, offering mentorship and a team approach for professional development.   You will be supported to enhance your clinical skills, learning to treat complex burns, multi trauma diagnosis, orthopedic injuries, and neurological diagnosis. Further, you will become proficient in custom splinting, have the opportunity to utilize a hands-on approach to patient care all while maintaining realistic productivity expectations. New graduates will be considered!

 

Under the guidance and/or supervision of a senior or supervisor, the staff occupational therapist is responsible for administering occupational therapy techniques to persons with physical disabilities, and training occupational therapy Fieldwork I (clerkship) students and occupational therapy Fieldwork II (internship) students. Schedule is Tuesday-Saturday. 

 

 

  • To be totally responsible for a full caseload of patients including interpreting every medical referral; scheduling and evaluating all patients assigned; planning and implementing effective treatment programs; and providing family training when necessary.
  • To attend and report at meetings and conferences pertinent to the service on which he/she is assigned, making recommendations to physicians where appropriate.
  • To be responsible for writing initial evaluation, re-evaluation, progress, and discharge notes on each assigned patient.
  • To keep an accurate count of daily statistics, completing applicable statistical forms as required by the facility and the Occupational Therapy department.
  • To keep abreast of current occupational therapy theory, procedures, media and literature, attending appropriate workshops to maintain and increase age-appropriate occupational therapy skills.
  • To be responsible for training occupational therapy Fieldwork I (clerkship) students, under the supervision of the Director.
  • To participate in the organization and delivery of lectures to physicians, students and other allied health professionals as requested.
  • To communicate regularly with the physiatrists, other physicians and health professionals regarding the function of occupational therapy.
  • To be responsible for requesting the Director of Occupational Therapy, supervisor or senior therapist to order needed supplies and/or equipment for better patient care.
  • To directly supervise occupational therapy students on Fieldwork II experience (internship), under the supervision of the Director of Occupational Therapy, after one year's experience.
  • To be responsible for supervising volunteers assigned to Occupational Therapy when requested.
  • To suggest procedural changes for better function of Occupational Therapy.
  • To go on occasional shopping trips to purchase or price department supplies.
  • To participate in routine clean-up and organization of supplies and equipment in the treatment areas and storeroom.
  • To participate in Continuous Performance Improvement activities in Occupational Therapy as requested.
  • To perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A degree in Occupational Therapy and initial certification as an Occupational Therapist or eligibility for certification. 
  • New York State license in Occupational Therapy from the New York State Education Department.

Exceptional Benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service, with 3% company contribution starting day one
  • Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plans starting day one
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage starting day one
  • Generous paid time off program
  • Salary: $80,912.00

 

 

The Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY), a tax-exempt organization affiliated with NYC Health + Hospitals, is one of the largest physician groups in New York State and directly employs nearly 4,000 physicians and allied health professionals who serve seven of New York City’s public hospitals, numerous public health community-based practices, and the city’s Correctional Health Service. 

 

Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (“PAGNY”) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

 

If you wish to view PAGNY’s EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal “EEO is the law” poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information.

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