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Occupational Therapist - Phoebe Orthopaedics

Company: Phoebe Putney Health System
Location: Albany
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Description JOB SUMMARY
Plan and implement specific treatment programs for individuals and patient groups according to the principles and practices of occupational therapy.Collaborate with interdisciplinary team. Document all patient treatments/encounters at each visit. Use equipment/technology to achieve the best outcomes.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)
Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.
Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.
WORKING CONDITIONS
General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.
May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
May be scheduled as needed including overtime Qualifications EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
4 year / Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy (Required)
Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy (Preferred)
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
1 - 2 years Occupational Therapy (Preferred)
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURES
Required Certifications/Licensures: Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR), GA State License for OT
GENERAL SKILLS
Organizational Skills
Communication Skills
Interpersonal Skills
Customer Relations
Grammar / Spelling
Read / Comprehend Written Instructions
Follow Verbal Instructions
Basic Computer Skills
Microsoft Office Suite
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Have near normal vision - Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
Have good - manual dexterity and eye-hand-foot coordination
Ability to perform - repetitive tasks/motion
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Standing - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
Walking - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
Sitting - Continuously within shift (67-100%)
Climbing - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
Twist at waist - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
Lift/carry up to 20 lbs - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
Reaching above shoulder - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
Lift/carry > 50 lbs with assistance - Frequently within shift (34-66%)

Keywords: Phoebe Putney Health System, Albany , Occupational Therapist - Phoebe Orthopaedics, Healthcare , Albany, Georgia

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