St. Mary's Hospital for Children has an excellent opportunity for a dynamic Occupational Therapy Team Supervisor to supervise the delivery of therapy programs to patients. Responsibilities include providing consultation and monitoring the performance of the rehabilitation staff. Supports the Hospital’s mission to provide the highest quality care by complying with regulatory guidelines, meeting facility standards, and obtaining appropriate certification.
1.Plans, organizes and supervises a team of Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists.
2.Provides clinical consult to Occupational Therapists on other teams..
3.Ensures all staff members demonstrate competency in skills required by the facility on at least a bi-annual basis.
4.Participates in care plan meetings, rounds and family meetings.
5.Completes managed care summaries, MDS reports and meditech documentation timely and accurately.
6.Embraces the model of patient and family centered care and works in collaboration with parents to develop goals and track progress.
7.Monitors staff productivity, caseload assignment, weekend coverage and PTO requests.
8.Organizes, implements and monitors a program or service needed by the department or facility with the assistance of the Director of Rehabilitation.
9.Assists Director of Rehabilitation in interviewing, hiring and orienting team members to the facility.
10.Assists the Director of Rehabilitation in developing a budget for the team.
11.Assists with the coordination of the total plan of care and maintains continuity of patient care by working with other health professionals assigned to the same patients.Initiates patient care meeting for complex and/or multi-disciplinary patients when required or helpful to ensure good coordination of care.
12.In emergent situations, provides skilled occupational therapy in accordance with the physician's and team's plan of care, as needed.
13.Participates in the agency's quality improvement program.
14.Attends meetings and serves on a variety of patient care and strategic planning committees as assigned by the Director of Rehabilitation.
15.Participates or assists in developing research projects.
Join our fabulous team of professionals where we BELIEVE in POSSIBLE! We recognize ability and reward excellence
We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits:
Excellent individual/family benefits Tuition reimbursement Life insurance Flexible spending accounts 403(b) retirement plan
St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V/SO
Formal education required:
Successful completion of an occupational therapy program at a school of occupational therapy approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association or the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association, or both. If licensed or registered prior to 1966, meets the alternative qualifications cited in the Medicare Conditions of Participation, Section 405.12 (1) (2) (3) (4).
Licensed in the state as an Occupational Therapist.
Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) specialist a plus
Aquatic Therapeutic Exercise Certification (ATRI) a plus
Previous experience required:
Minimum of three years of experience in occupational therapy working with the pediatric population.
Two years of supervisory experience.
Experience performing aquatic services preferred.
Experience with upper extremity robotics preferred
St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children is committed to improving the health and quality of life for children and families with special needs.
St. Mary’s Healthcare System is one of only a handful of organizations around the country that is dedicated to providing intensive rehabilitation, specialized care, and education to children with special needs and life-limiting conditions.
Following... hospitalizations in acute care facilities for complications from premature birth, illness, and injury, or when special services are needed, children and their families come to St. Mary’s to receive care, learn to manage their illness or injury, and achieve a better quality of life. As the largest provider of long-term care for children with complex medical conditions in New York State and one of the nation’s leading providers of pediatric post-acute care, St. Mary’s provides a continuum of care, treating children throughout the metropolitan area through a network of inpatient, home care and community programs and services, setting a standard of excellence in pediatric healthcare.
St. Mary’s is a not-for-profit healthcare organization.