Occupational Therapist, Hand Therapist - Per Diem
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: January 15, 2022
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Occupational Therapist is responsible for occupational therapy
evaluation and treatment planning for physical, mental and
emotional rehabilitation or adaption of assigned patients to a
disability, utilizing professional skills. Provides quality
occupational therapy services with assistance of COTA. This
position requires an ability to be creative, adaptable and the
ability for independent judgment of assigned duties. JOB DUTIES AND
Completes patient evaluations, develops treatment plans and
implements treatment programs.
Administers treatment at multiple locations for in/out
Supervises COTA daily as needed.
Complete timely communication and documentation of patient related
Represents OT in various multidisciplinary meetings.
Assists in OT department cross training of OT personnel.
Supervises OTR/ COTA field work students and volunteers.
Promotes safety in the department on a daily basis and participates
in and presents in-services to OT staff and others.
Assists in developing and implementing program development.
Provides back-up for departmental therapists during vacation
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to sit for up to ninety minutes at a time. - Be able
to tolerate standing for thirty to forty-five minutes
consecutively. - Must be able to use hands/fingers to manipulate
dials on machines. - Must have the ability to lift/move patients up
to 200 lbs., push/pull patients weighing up to 200 lbs. - Must have
the ability to occasionally stoop/bend, squat, crouch, kneel and
reach above shoulder level. - Must be capable of tactile sensation
as it relates to feeling for muscle spasms, texture and skin
temperature. - Must have the ability to hear as it relates to
normal conversation and ability to hear call bells. - Must be
capable of seeing as it relates to general vision, depth
perception, and peripheral vision.
Four -year Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy. Master's
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Successful completion course work and completion of required
clinical affiliations from an accredited occupational therapy
educational program. CPR certification
Please complete your application using your full legal name and
-current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for
-the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. -
Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume,
including all work history, education, and/or certifications and
-licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create
a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.
-Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity
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