In this position, the Occupational Therapist provides assessment, treatment and education in the areas of independent living, community reintegration, functional cognitive retraining, upper extremity function, perceptual activities and assistive equipment and splinting/positioning mechanics.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Evaluates patients, schedules and establishes appropriate treatment goals and delivers skilled physical assessments and treatments effectively.
Delegates/supervises effectively within scope of authority to students, assistants and technicians.
Reassesses patient's progress, revises treatment plan and modifies goals when appropriate.
Discharges patient when therapy services are no longer needed or beneficial.
Environment of Care
Assists in orientation and training of new personnel using orientation checklist and department Policy and Procedure Manual.
Contributes to maintaining all requirements needed for JCAHO/CARF accreditation and for successful state surveys
Documents assessments, discharge summaries and all daily treatments
Designs, explains and provides copy of discharge treatment and activity plan to patient, family, or caregiver
High School diploma or equivalent, required
Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy, required
Current license as an Occupational Therapist in the State of practice, required
Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtain certification within one month of employment, required
One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred
We reveal and foster God's healing love by improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Inspired by our faith,
•We will be distinguished as the premier person-centered health system and trusted partner.
•We will share accountability with clinicians and other stakeholders to coordinate care across all settin...gs and improve access, quality, health outcomes, and affordability.
•We will grow as community-based health networks to serve more people in partnerships with others who share our vision and values.
Caring Spirit - We honor the sacred dignity of each person.
Excellence - We set and surpass high standards.
Good Humor - We create joyful and welcoming environments.
Integrity - We do the right thing with openness and pride.
Safety - We deliver care that seeks to eliminate all harm for patients and associates.
Stewardship - We are accountable for the resources entrusted to us.