Samaritan Health Services
JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE Responsible for providing safe and effective Occupational Therapy services by implementing appropriate evaluation, treatment, and education, designed to meet the identified needs and functional goals of the patient. Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, families/caregivers, and team members. Promotes teamwork. DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Rehabilitation teams at Samaritan evaluate and treat patients with injuries or conditions that have caused either a decline in self-care, physical mobility or functional independence. Enjoy a dynamic and supportive therapy environment, professional camaraderie and 45 minute treatment times. We have a large and well equipped outpatient therapy department associated with a critical access hospital. In this position, you will work in the acute and swing bed unit and also carry a general upper extremity outpatient caseload. The ability to see pediatric clients is a plus! EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS Current unencumbered Oregon Occupational Therapist license required. Healthcare Provider BLS required. This position will #provide acute care coverage in our critical access hospital. # KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Therapy and Counseling - Possess the skills and knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and cognitive conditions. Ability to provide counseling and guidance. Business Writing - Strong business writing skills, including the ability to professionally communicate clinical content in written documentation that is easily understood by the end user. Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas. Team Building - Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time. Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Rarely (1 - 10% of the time) Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time) Frequently (34 - 66% of the time) Continually (67 # 100% of the time) CLIMB - LADDER CLIMB - SCAFFOLDING LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54#) 20 - 40 Lbs SQUAT Static (hold #30 sec) KNEEL (on knees) CRAWL (hands # knees) ROTATE TRUNK Sitting ROTATE TRUNK Standing REACH - Upward SIT WALK - LEVEL SURFACE CLIMB - STAIRS LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 60 or more Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#-54#) 20 - 40 Lbs CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds BEND FORWARD at waist PUSH (20-40 pounds force) PULL (20-40 pounds force) STAND WALK - INCLINE LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 20 - 40 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#-54#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Overhead: 54# and above) 0 - 20 Lbs CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds REACH - Forward MANUAL DEXTERITY#Hands/wrists PINCH Fingers GRASP Hand/Fist FINGER DEXTERITY PUSH (0-20 pounds force) PULL (0-20 pounds force) None specified
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Samaritan Health Services
Website : http://www.samhealth.org/
Building Healthier Communities Together—That’s the commitment of, and the motivation for, Samaritan Health Services (SHS), a network of Oregon hospitals, physicians and senior care facilities that serves the health care needs of people in the mid-Willamette Valley and the Central Oregon Coast.