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Registered Occupational Therapist-(FT) Hospital

Valir Health
Oklahoma City

Job Description

The Occupational Therapist (OT) evaluates patients cognitive, perceptual, & motor assets and liabilities for functional performance. The OT:

provides goal directed, activity oriented treatment to promote optimum independence in self-care, functional mobility and daily life tasks.
ensures continuation of performance through effective education of the patient, family or support system. Provides adaptive methods and equipment as appropriate to enhance performance.
Responsibilities
POSITION PURPOSE:

The Occupational Therapist (OT) evaluates patients cognitive, perceptual, & motor assets and liabilities for functional performance. The OT:

provides goal directed, activity oriented treatment to promote optimum independence in self-care, functional mobility and daily life tasks.
ensures continuation of performance through effective education of the patient, family or support system. Provides adaptive methods and equipment as appropriate to enhance performance.
Qualifications
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Licenses or Certifications: Current Licensed OTR or licensure eligible in the State of Oklahoma

Current CPR certification

Total Education, Vocation Training, and Experience: Masters Degree in science preferred, Bachelors of Science or Arts a must. 1 year clinical experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

Ability to communicate effectively with physicians, staff, patients, families Protect confidentiality in all areas as applicable Knowledge of legal and ethical considerations in occupational therapy practice Ability to keep accurate records and write meaningful reports Ability to execute therapeutic procedures and manipulate special equipment accurately and safely

PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:

Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

Organize and prioritize tasks and projects

Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction

Physical ReQUIREMENTS:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Ability to speak, hear, and read English

Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape

Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations.

CRITICAL DEMANDS:

Lift up to 75# from floor to 19 and 100# 19 to 25(Occasional) Stand(Constant)

Walk up to .25 mile(Frequent) Sit(Occasional)

Sustained Forward bending in standing(Occasional) Sustained squat(Occasional)

Kneeling(Occasional) Push/Pull up to 100# of force at 36(Frequent)

Repetitive squat(Occasional) Full body range of motion(Constant)

Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50#(Constant) Front Carry two handed carry of 25# up to 20 feet(Occasional)

Balance(Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc

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