Volunteer/ Observation Hours

Bacharach welcomes students who are enrolled in college and need PT or OT observation hours in order to apply to graduate school. However, openings are limited.


Occupational Therapy Observation Hours 

inpatient hours- wait list  2/9/17

outpatient hours- wait list  2/9/17


Physical Therapy Observation Hours 

inpatient hours- wait list  2/9/17

outpatient hours- available


Applications are now being accepted for summer 2017 observation hours.  Inpatient hours for PT and OT have been filled, but outpatient hours are available.



To get on the list and be considered for observation hours complete the forms below and mail or scan to:

Jamie Hoagland-McAviney / Foundation

Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation

61 West Jimmie Leeds Road

Pomona, NJ  08240



*Please note that Bacharach’s server is currently not accepting any communications from a gmail email address. Please send communications from another account.


Read all the instructions and plan accordingly. It takes approximately 2 weeks to get your required PPD screenings.


Demographic Form (pdf)

Health Form (pdf)


Bring the health form to your doctor.  New Jersey requires a 2-step Tuberculine screen (also known as a ppd) for anyone volunteering in a healthcare setting.  The second test may be performed between 1 and 3 weeks after the first screen.  If you had a single screen within the past 12 months, you just need 1 more screen, but documentation for both are required.  You are also required to show documentation that you received the latest seasonal flu vaccination.   Applications that are not complete will be returned.


Completed Applications Consist Of-

  • Documentation for 2 PPD screens.
  • Documentation for the most recent flu vaccination.
  • Names and phone numbers of 3 References.
  • Must be neatly written in pen or typed.  Applications that are not legible or have several words scribbled out will be returned.


Call Jamie (609) 748-5250 with any questions.



If you need speech observation hours please contact Jane Hocker, MA CCC-SLP.

Phone: 609-652-7000 ext. 6850

Email: jhocker@bacharach.org