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Occupational Therapist - Phoebe Home Health

Company: Phoebe Putney Health System
Location: Albany
Posted on: November 17, 2022

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 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 Home Health, Other , Albany, Georgia

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