Occupational Therapist

Job ID 287528
Full Time
1199 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

Job Description

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

Hospital Based Outpatient

 

Occupational Therapist

**Must have Neuro experience, Cognitive rehab and vision experienced preferred**

Location: West Orange, NJ

Status: Full-time

 

Join New Jersey’s premier provider of outpatient physical and occupational therapy with more than 100+ facilities statewide.

 

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, one of the nation's leading rehabilitation hospitals. Founded in 1948, Kessler has continued to expand its programs and services to meet the growing demand for quality outpatient physical and occupational therapies. 

 

By carefully integrating clinical expertise, experience and leading-edge technologies, Kessler helps to optimize the recovery of individuals with orthopedic, sports and work-related injuries, musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions and other physical rehabilitation needs.

 

Kessler is not only committed to the health and quality of life of its patients, but to the well-being of its communities. Our centers host a wide range of free educational events, screenings and seminars and offer programming to local schools and colleges, libraries, community organizations, youth centers, sports and recreation leagues, and other groups.

Responsibilities

  • Performs clinical care management in specialty area of upper extremity and hand to promote growth of program services w/ interest in Hand Therapy, Neuro, Lymphedema, Cancer Rehab
  • Possesses a highly specialized knowledge base and skills to facilitate patient treatment and staff development.
  • Effectively communicates on multiple levels. 
  • Demonstrates active involvement in the community via education and marketing. 
  • Promotes and develops services within the organization. 
  • Assists with staff education through internal and external in-service education and mentorship programs. 

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Current and valid NJ state licensure or pending state licensure as an Occupational Therapist required.
  • Prior Neuro, Cognitive rehab and vision experience preferred.
  • AHA CPR/AED Certified