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Occupational Therapist

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for providing Occupational Therapy (OT) services as directed and approved by referring physician. The Occupational Therapist is responsible for maintaining standards of professional and ethical practices, of both him/herself and all assigned occupational therapy assistance, in the provisions of these services. Occupational therapists will provider services to pediatrics thru geriatrics in the locations of inpatient hospital, outpatient hospital, and school settings. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge Experience Skills- Develop treatments to help patients achieve independence. Knowledge- Knowledge in administration of treatments and maintenance of equipment. Education- Bachelor of Science Degree and/or entry level Master of Science. Diploma from AOTA approved and accredited school of Occupational Therapy. Successful completion of the state board exam. Experience- Experience as an inpatient therapist and/or hand therapy is preferred Authority and Accountability Extensive exposure to confidential information or matters Frequent contact with various persons or groups within and outside of the hospital including employees, department managers, physicians, patients, visitors and outside agency personnel Must be able to work with, communicate with, and manage different types of people Reports changes in treatment, condition, frequency of visits to other patient care providers as appropriate Aptitudes Reading (documents or instruments), confidentiality, language, math, verbal communication, written communication, customer contact, and multiple concurrent tasks. Must be able to prioritize, utilize critical thinking, and adjust to change Must be able to reason and use logical problem-solving skills Performs duties that require some latitude for independent judgment and initiative in handling situations out of the ordinary

Occupational Therapist

rush memorial hospital
Rushville, IN 46173
Full Time

Published on 06/11/2021

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