Apr 12, 2022

Occupational Therapist

  • Memorial Health
  • Lincoln, IL 62656, USA
Part-time 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

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Current Illinois Licensure as Occupational Therapist or license eligible required.
  • Healthcare Provider or Instructor BLS certification required within 30 days of hire.

Experience:

  • 2 years experience in Occupational Therapy preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to show respect for patient rights by considering their cultural, psychosocial, and spiritual values.
  • Knowledge of proper procedure for all Occupational therapy modalities, including age-specific, precautions and contra-indications.

Responsibilities

  • Consistently and thoroughly evaluates patients with differing diagnoses and devises an individualized, comprehensive plan of care based on facts and best practice.
  • Recommends and performs treatment as ordered by referring physician.
  • Educates about disease process, equipment use, and rehabilitation techniques, as appropriate.
  • Actively researches and develops new services and suggests improvements to existing services
  • Treat patients in aquatic environment.
  • Engages in at least one activity per year which promotes individualized professional development.
  • Serve as a role model in the delivery of O.T. treatment. Facilitates effective team work with nursing and other rehab staff.
  • Maintains active involvement in clinical supervision/education within the student program. (Exception: Staff members less than .5 FTE).
  • Participates in department projects, committees, task groups, tours, etc. as requested.
  • Performs evidence based research and implements/shares with other staff.
  • Presents in-services to department, other hospital service areas and/or community as requested.
  • Participate in marketing activities to maintain high caseload for IP and OP.
  • Performs other related work as required or requested.