Apr 12, 2022

Occupational Therapist, Per Diem

  • Memorial Health
  • Taylorville, IL, USA
PRN Occupational Therapy

Job Description

Responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive care to patients of all ages through the proper utilization of evaluation, planning and implementation of a treatment plan in accordance with established standards, policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Graduate of an approved school of Occupational Therapy

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Illinois licensed/licensure eligible.
  • CPR Certification is required.

Experience:

  • Experience with neurologic and orthopedic injuries desirable.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Basic Knowledge in occupational therapy practices in accordance with O.T. Practice Act.
  • Universal Precautions Category I.
  • Must possess valid Illinois driver’s license and must be deemed as an acceptable driver in accordance with the MHS Fleet Safety Policy (five year MVR will be required). Must show proof of automobile insurance.

Responsibilities

  1. Provides rehabilitative care to patients of all ages

  1. Evaluates treatment needs of assigned physician referred patients of all ages.

  1. Determines and implements plan to accomplish treatment goals within appropriate time frames.

  1. Provides appropriate feedback to physician, department, and other team members and maintains required documentation.

  1. Maintains skills in treatment procedure through utilization of inservice and continuing education opportunities and expertise of other clinical staff personnel.

  1. Contributes to the maintenance of a satisfactory work environment.

  1. Assists in development of occupational therapy programs.

  1. Effectively communicates with the patient, family members, hospital staff and the public.

  1. Promotes health and safety in the work environment.

  1. Actively participates in competency assessment process.

  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.