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Therapist Occupational Therapist Job

Company name
HealthSouth Corporation

Location
Huntington, WV

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The Occupational Therapist Assistant providesoccupational therapy treatment and patient care according to
hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and
guidelines. In addition, the position:• •-
Requires effective communication skills for working with patients,
families, and caregivers •- Requires effective
communication skills for departmental and interdepartmental
relationships •- Requires competency in occupational
treatment •- Performs occupational therapy treatment tasks
as delegated by and supervised by occupational therapists
•Maintains open and on-going communication with hospital
departments to ensure patient, staff, and hospital needs are met
•The Occupational Therapist Assistant creates an
environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its
mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment.
• •Who will you treat? We are an acute
rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our therapist can expect
to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients treating a wide
clinical caseload such as:stroke, spinal cord injury, brain
injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis,
osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple
trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our
patients are discharged directly home. • •We use
evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients.
• We utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve
our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a
national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and
sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and
improve our patient outcomes. • •You will use
•standard and advanced therapy technologies-depending on
hospital location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulators,
Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Hand Mentor, SmartStep, Anodyne,
Wii and CAPs may be available. • •Helping you
become a better therapist is critical to our success •-
You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as
external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of
full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and
medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.
•Job Code:100003License or Certification:•-
Must have current state license or certification; in states where
licensing is not required, defer to state practice act •-
CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital
policy •Education, Training and Experience:•-
Successful completion of an Associate's degree from an accredited
occupational therapy assistant program preferred •Physical
Requirements:•- Good visual acuity and ability to
communicate •- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and
retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds of medical
supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of
patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting,
pushing, and\/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum
requirements Address:6900 West Country Club Drive, Huntington
25705 Shift:Day Job Job ID:1723389

Company info

HealthSouth Corporation
Website : http://www.healthsouth.com/

Company Profile
As one of the nation’s largest healthcare providers specializing in rehabilitation, HealthSouth’s priority is to deliver high quality patient care. Our team of experts has extensive experience in today’s most advanced therapeutic methods and technologies. HealthSouth leads the way, consistently outperforming peers with a unique, intensive approach to rehabilitation, returning patients to full strength in less than average time. At HealthSouth we continually strive for excellence in all that we do, partnering with every patient to find a treatment plan that works for them.

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