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Occupational Therapist-$5k Bonus

Company: Adaptive Rehab Clinic
Location: Burlington
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position: Occupational TherapistBonus: $5,000 for FTSupervisor: Director of RehabilitationEssential Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program.
  • Passing score on the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy Examination
  • Current licensure as Occupational Therapist in practicing state(s)
  • Current certification/ registry, as required.
  • Assume responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development to maintain current licensure and certification.Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Provide occupational therapy services to residents in accordance with established standards of practice, Company procedures, Therapy Department procedures and productivity standards.
    • Adhere to Company procedures regarding documentation and billing of occupational therapy services.
    • Demonstrate sound judgment in the evaluation, planning, implementation and follow-up of resident therapy programs.
    • Conduct screening of residents at regular intervals to determine need for intervention/treatment.
    • Conduct timely screening of residents referred to occupational therapy to determine need for intervention/ treatment.
    • Evaluate residents to obtain data necessary for treatment planning and implementation.
    • Conduct specialized evaluations as indicated.
    • Develop treatment plans by establishing short and long-term goals and methods to achieve identified goals.
    • Interpret and communicate evaluation findings, treatment plan and recommendations to residents, families/ responsible parties and interdisciplinary team members.
    • Establish individual resident therapy schedules in cooperation with other team members.
    • Implement and conduct treatment according to the established treatment plan.
    • Monitor resident's response to intervention and adapt treatment as indicated to attain goals in accordance with established plan of care and physician orders.
    • Develop appropriate recommendations, strategies and/ or programming to maintain and enhance the performance of the resident in their environment.
    • Participate in resident, family/ responsible party and staff education by instructing on occupational therapy procedures, strategies, recommendations and/ or program to enhance carry over outside of therapy sessions and in preparation for discontinuation of therapy services.
    • Provide, recommend and fabricate adaptive devices or other equipment as needed. Train resident, family/ responsible party and staff on the use of all equipment and devices.
    • Confer formally and informally with other team members in coordinating the total rehabilitation program of the resident.
    • Participate in discharge planning.
    • Supervise and direct Occupational Therapy Assistants.
    • Supervise Rehabilitation Aides, Occupational Therapy Aides, students and volunteers as directed.
    • Provide education to the rehabilitation department, facility staff and community as directed.
    • Report to work on time and coordinate schedule to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency during assigned shift.
    • Assist with and participates in Quality Assurance Program as required.
    • Attend and participate in scheduled training, educational classes and meetings required or requested for position.
    • Adhere to high standards of cleanliness, grooming, hygiene and dress code.
    • Adhere to all policies of company, including job description, certification requirements, mission statement, HIPAA, confidentiality standards and resident rights.
    • Maintain a current knowledge of law and regulations regarding rehabilitative services and consults with supervisor to ensure that all employment actions are in compliance with applicable regulations.
    • Ensure a safe environment and utilizes tools and equipment in a safe manner complying with all infection control, universal precautions and OSHA standards for the healthcare professional.
    • Report all hazardous conditions including incidents, injuries and equipment to Supervisor/ appropriate personnel immediately.
    • Responds to and acts appropriately in emergency or disaster situations.
    • Adapt to changes in responsibilities in a positive manner, is receptive to new ways of completing tasks and is flexible in carrying out assignments.
    • Communicate and interact professionally and effectively with residents and coworkers ensuring a cooperative environment while maintaining self-control.
    • Communicate and interact professionally and respectfully with family members in attending to and meeting their requests.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned and as required to effectively discharge the responsibilities of the position and are in the best interests of the organization.Physical Requirements:
      • Must be able to constantly operate computer and other office productivity machinery (phone, printer, copier, etc.)
      • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
      • Ability to look at a computer monitor for extended periods of time.
      • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
      • Must be able to walk throughout facility and department, tolerate constant/ repetitive standing, traverse stairs, stoop, bend, squat, kneel and reach when performing daily work.
      • Travel: As needed.
      • Maintain predictable attendance

Keywords: Adaptive Rehab Clinic, Davenport , Occupational Therapist-$5k Bonus, Healthcare , Burlington, Iowa

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