• Occupational Therapist - OT - PRN Weekends

    Location US-CT-Danbury
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(8/14/2018 12:31 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    External Job Type
    Occupational Therapy (OT/COTA)
  • Overview

    Symbria is seeking an Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our Rehab team for Weekend PRN/Per Diem coverage at Hancock Hall, a Continuing Care Retirement Community/Skilled Nursing Facility (CCRC/SNF) in Hancock, CT.  For more than 20 years, Symbria has been providing an outstanding work environment for talented employees to deliver patient-centered care to the geriatric population in senior-living and post-acute settings. As an Occupational Therapist, you will be responsible for patient evaluation and effective administration of treatment programs and actively participate in the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team.


    • Review and evaluate physician’s referral and patient’s medical record to determine Occupational Therapy program required.
    • Evaluate each patient’s current level of functioning using approved evaluation techniques, tests and observations, and prepare written treatment programs based on evaluations.
    • Administer a prescribed Occupational Therapy program to restore and maintain maximum function and prevent disability using a range of therapeutic modalities specific to upper extremity function, sensory and perceptual skills, coordination and self-care skills including, light hygiene, bathing, dressing, transfers, eating, and homemaking.
    • Maintain appropriate documentation in the patient chart, and re-evaluate patient progress and revise treatment programs as necessary.
    • Communicate Occupational Therapy philosophy and treatment approaches and goals to patients, their families and other members of the rehabilitation team.
    • Coordinate Occupational Therapy services with Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology and the Nursing department.
    • Supervise Symbria Rehab Occupational Therapy Assistants, monitor productivity and staffing needs within the community.
    • Complete all required clinical and billing documentation as indicated and submit in a timely manner.
    • Maintain productivity standards.
    • Full utilization of technology provided to document and enhance client care.

    Work Schedule

    • PRN/Per Diem coverage for Weekends
    • Work schedules vary at each client location, and on occasion, you may be scheduled to work at any other Symbria Rehab client community, provided the other community is within a reasonable traveling distance.


    • Graduate of an accredited school for Occupational Therapy and a valid registered license for the state in which employed.
    • Acute care, long-term care and/or rehabilitation experience preferred.
    • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
    • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, and problem-solving skills.
    • Effective interpersonal skills with strong focus on customer service. 

    Why work at Symbria?

    • 100% employee-owned company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, also known as an ESOP. You, along with your co-workers, have an ownership stake in this company!
    • Competitive compensation
    • ESOP retirement plan
    • 401(k) & Roth 401(k) plans
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long term disability, flexible spending accounts (FSA), Paid Time Off (PTO) and Yearly Tuition Reimbursement.



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