Provide ongoing evaluation and assessment of patients using standardized tests and measurements and direct observation. Formulate objective treatment goals and plans to achieve goals. Modify goals and plans as needed. Provide medically prescribed treatment to inpatients in acute care, LTACH and subacute/SNF, and outpatients. Complete written or computerized documentation in the medical record as pertains to patients’ status. Complete all other forms, documents and letters as necessary. Participate in interdisciplinary team conferences, patient and family meetings and other committees and meetings as assigned. Maintain knowledge of current laws and standards of practice as relates to occupational therapy. Participate in educational activities including student supervision and provision of education on areas of expertise or interest. Contribute to hospital and community education within scope of knowledge as requested.
Require a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or certificate in Occupational Therapy from an accredited college or university. Certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and licensed by the NJ State Board of Occupational Therapy.