Marketing Statement Thank you for your interest in Northwest Florida\u2019s leading health care provider \u2013 Sacred Heart Health System. Northwest Florida is a growing, family-oriented community, offering a mild climate, year-round recreational opportunities and beautiful sugar-white beaches along the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. As part of Ascension \u2013 the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world\u2019s largest Catholic health system \u2013 Sacred Heart offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Our associates consistently give high ratings to their workplace engagement and leadership\u2019s support for their well-being. Sacred Heart was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1915. While our technology has improved dramatically and the buildings have grown and expanded, our commitment to the mission remains steadfast: to provide excellent health care to all people, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. For our more than 100-year history, we have been blessed with talented associates who believe in our mission and are dedicated to serving our patients and families. Sacred Heart Health System includes hospital campuses in Pensacola, Miramar Beach and Port St. Joe, Florida, as well as The Studer Family Children\u2019s Hospital at Sacred Heart \u2013 Northwest Florida\u2019s only children\u2019s hospital \u2013 and Sacred Heart Medical Group, the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida. In affiliation with the University of Florida, Sacred Heart offers the region\u2019s only kidney transplant program, as well as physician residency programs to train the next generation of doctors in internal medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics\/gynecology. To learn more about Sacred Heart Health System, visit . 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. Performs other duties as assigned. May be required to drive and use personal vehicle. Plans and coordinates off site\/campus patient group activities\/programs based on specific functional therapy goals. Qualifications Licenses\/Certifications\/Registration: Required Credential(s): BLS Provider\u00a0specializing in\u00a0Basic Life Support\u00a0credentialed from the\u00a0American Heart Association (AHA)\u00a0required prior to hire date or job transfer date.Drivers License\u00a0obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Licensed\u00a0Rehab Therapist\u00a0specializing in\u00a0Occupational Therapy (OTR)\u00a0credentialed from the\u00a0Florida Board of Occupational Therapy\u00a0obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Education: Graduate of a Occupational Therapy program required. Work Experience: \u00a0One year of clinical experience preferred.
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Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering person-centered care to all with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. In FY2014, Ascension provided $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. More than 150,000 associates and 35,000 affiliated providers serve in 1,900 sites of care – including 131 hospitals and more than 30 senior care facilities – in 23 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to healthcare delivery, Ascension subsidiaries provide a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, treasury management, biomedical engineering, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.