Erlanger Medical Center
Description Job Summary:A licensed Occupational Therapist Assistant employed by Erlanger Health System, is responsible for direct and indirect care in the rehabilitation of the patient.Education:Required: Associate Degree in Occupational Therapist Assistant ProgramPreferred:Experience:Required: Knowledge of general occupational therapy principles and practical skills.Preferred:Position Requirement(s): License\/Certification\/RegistrationRequired: Occupational Therapist Assistant licensure and registration in Tennessee and CPR certificationPreferred:Department Position Summary:Provides patient care treatments following the written treatment plan of the Occupational Therapist. Teaches appropriate exercise programs, bed mobility, transfers. Issues appropriate assistive devices when necessary. Participates in team meetings and discharge planning. Educates patients and their families in the patients treatment program. Maintains accurate written reports. Maintains standards as set down by the American Occupational Therapy Association regarding treatment procedures and professional ethics. Participates in continuing education programs. Participates in community education. Participates in the Continuous Quality Improvement efforts of the department and the Medical Director.Mission: To improve the health of people we touch.Vision: To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system.R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Responsiveness Enthusiasm Safety Privacy Excellence Communication Teamwork
Erlanger Medical Center
Website : http://www.erlanger.org
Erlanger, named among "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, is a non-profit, academic teaching center affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. Erlanger is also a Level-One Trauma Center for adults and the only provider of tertiary care services for the citizens of an entire four-state region, encompassing southeast Tennessee, north Georgia, north Alabama and western North Carolina. With a history that dates back more than a century, Erlanger is recognized as one of the nation's finest public hospitals and a leader in healthcare. The Erlanger Health System includes Children's Hospital at Erlanger (CHE), the only academic medical center in the tri-state region devoted solely to children and is a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center (CRPC)— the highest designation in the state for pediatrics. CHE has a full range of pediatric subspecialists, as well as a pediatrics ER, ICU, and Level III neonatal intensive care unit, providing the highest level of care in the region for premature and sick infants.