Occupational Therapist

US-NY-Syracuse
961 Canal St
Job Type
Part-Time
13210
# of Openings Remaining
1
Travel
25 – 50%

Position Summary

As one of Upstate New York’s fastest growing urgent care providers, we’re looking for professionals that demonstrate a continual commitment to provide the highest quality, patient-centered care in a warm and friendly setting.  As a Five Star team member, you will find a medical community in which you are supported in your growth as a medical professional.  We offer competitive salaries and benefits.

 

Responsible for designing and performing functional testing on job applicants on behalf of Five Star employer clients.  The tests simulate the physical demands of jobs as specified in the clients job descriptions.  Responsible for affirming and validating that the functional test matches described physical demands.  The Testing Coordinator may also evaluate jobs to assure that testing protocols are aligned with employer-provided job descriptions.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for assessing the job applicants’ physical abilities in a safe environment for physical testing
  • Interviews applicants for past medical history including prior injuries as well as current impairments that may preclude an applicant from being tested.
  • Sets up the physical components of each exam which may include stepping, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying, torqueing, grasping, coordinate movements, and other physical demands.
  • Records results and maintains HIPAA compliant files.
  • Communicates results to employer as to whether applicants meet or doesn’t meet physical job requirements.
  • Consults with Five Star occupational physician on any questionable test outcome or concerns for applicant.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Prior ergonomic training and experience required.
  • Travel will be required between Five Star sites in order to do testing development and ergonomic evaluation of jobs.
  • Graduate from approved PT or OT program required
  • NYS licensed PT or OT
  • Post Offer Employment Testing (POET) Certification preferred
  • EPIC Lift Testing certificate or experience preferred

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