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Occupational Therapist - Inpatient Therapy

Company: Phoebe Health
Location: Albany
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job 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

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 hearing - Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice
  • 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 Health, Albany , Occupational Therapist - Inpatient Therapy, Other , Albany, Georgia

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