Occupational Therapist (OT)
Company: Ascension, WI
Posted on: November 11, 2018
Job ID: 278908 Occupational Therapist (OT) Detroit, Michigan Regular / Rotating Additional Job Information Title:--Occupational TherapistCity, State:-- Detroit,MILocation:-- StJohnHospital&MedCen - 34030Department:---- Occupational Therapy 001Additional Job Details:----PRN,RotatingAbout Us St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.--Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication--Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.--Job Description Job Summary:The Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.--Responsibilities:Assesses patient 's ability to safely and effectively perform independent living skills. Designs the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of treatment.Implements the treatment plan using appropriate modalities. Documents findings of patient progress. Monitors and modifies the plan of care as needed. Seeks consultation as necessary.Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits. Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services and provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.Oversees the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy technicians according to established regulations and practice standards.Achieves and maintains targeted productivity. Assists at other sites as patient demand dictates.Confers with referring and consulting physicians, nursing personnel and other health professionals regarding patient's progress, status and ongoing recommendations.Assists with and participates in department in-service education program, maintains professional growth and development by attending continuing education seminars and presenting in-services to department. Attends and participates in regularly scheduled department meetings. Takes on special projects, programs and other duties as requested.Assigns patients to appropriate therapy assistants, assumes responsibility and supervision of these patients, discusses evaluations, assessment, treatments and progress of patients. Re-evaluates and assists in discharge planning as needed. Assists the appropriate therapy assistant in identifying new problems, setting new goals, making treatment changes, and in discharge planning as needed. Countersigns appropriate therapy assistant's progress notes (if new problems, goals and/or treatment changes are made) and discharge summaries.QualificationsLicenses/Certifications/Registration:Required Credential(s):Licensed as an Occupational Therapist in the State of Michigan required.One or more of the following:Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.Education:Bachelor's degree from an Amerian Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) approved occupational therapy program required Master's degree in Occupational Therapy preferredWork Experience:None required.Equal Employment Opportunity St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.--For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:M/F/Disabled/Vet--EEO is the Law Poster Supplement------Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.E-Verify Statement St. John Providence Health System participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program.-- Please click the E-Verify link below for more information. Share:
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