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Occupational Therapist /PRN 1

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Date: Nov 20, 2017

Location: Irondale, AL, US, 35210

Company: Envision

PRN (In-Patient Rehab)

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST / PRN

 

St. Vincent's Home Health & Hospice, an Ascension Health at Home Company, is growing and has an immediate opportunity for a Occupational Therapist in our In-Patient facility.

 * PRN *

* In-Patient *

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Provides coordinated occupational therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)

  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs

  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients

  • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors

  • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary

  • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation

  • Administers the occupational therapy treatment plan as planned, assigned/delegated, and supervised by the OT

  • Facilitates, teaches (as appropriate) patients ROM, strength coordination, use of adaptive equipment and environmental modifications, functional mobility and safety issues, as related to patients ADL performance needs

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures

  • Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone’s responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Education/Licensing/Certification:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapywith an Degree in Occupational Therapy

  • Current State License as an Occupational Therapist
  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination

     

    Experience:

  • One year experience as a Occupational Therapist
    Graduate of an accredited therapy program of Occupational Therapy with a minimum of six (6) months experience in acute care/rehabilitation facility preferred.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements impacting the inpatient/Rehab care industry.
  • Must be able to perform skilled procedures in compliance with State Board of Occupational Therapy Regulations and Standards including current knowledge and skills in the areas of assessment, intervention, and teaching.
  • Ability to assess clients.
  • Must have the ability to transfer, maneuver, and lift incapacitated clients in the rehab setting.
  • Must maintain and show proof of current automobile liability insurance, and valid driver’s license.
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  • Must possess a valid professional license in the State of Alabama.
  • One (1) year of rehab experience preferred.
  • CPR certification required.


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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