Occupational Therapist- Outpatient Rehab

Employer
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Location
Odenton, MD
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 17, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Evaluates patients for occupational therapy services and provides therapeutic intervention according to departmental standards. Assesses the appropriateness and effectiveness of services provided to patients and documents according to departmental standards. Demonstrates a professional image/attitude towards patients, coworkers, and others. (dress code, HIPPA, schedule flexibility) Performs occupational evaluations and develops an effective treatment plan appropriate to a patient's rehabilitation needs within the care continuum and according to departmental policies and procedures. Selects and competently uses a variety of appropriate treatment techniques. Documents a patients response to treatment and supports medical necessity for the continuation of skilled care. Consistently documents a patients vital signs and patient/family education according to departmental standards. Documents functional and measureable goals in the occupational therapy plan of care and updates them according to departmental standards. Provides technical supervision, direction, and support to Occupational Therapy Assistants, Rehab Aides, students, and volunteers. Meets departmental productivity standards. Actively participates in departmental in-service activities and attends continuing education seminars. Routinely consults with physicians and other clinicians to increase knowledge of occupational therapy and to identify the need for occupational therapy services. Participates in interdisciplinary/team meetings, MD/student in-services, and monthly departmental meetings when indicated. Participates in and completes materials related to departmental process improvement, departmental yearly competencies, productivity logs/patient statistics, and HealthStream in a timely manner. Maintains occupational therapy license and CPR certification, according to departmental policies. Complies with flu and TB testing according to AAHS policies. Complies with departmental procedures for (for time off requests and schedule changes. Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Outpatient Rehabilitation Services leadership. Required : Bachelor, Master or Doctoral Degree in Occupational Therapy. Preferred : Outpatient Rehabilitation or related experience. Very heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Required - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Required - Occupational Therapist