Marketing Statement In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world\u2019s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care \u2013 including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities \u2013 in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org\/wisconsin. We\u2019re looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin. 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. Coordinates patient care with other members of the healthcare team to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Qualifications Licenses\/Certifications\/Registration: Required Credential(s): Rehab Therapist\u00a0specializing in\u00a0Occupational Therapy (OTR)\u00a0credentialed from the\u00a0Wisconsin Medical Examining Board\u00a0obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Preferred Credential(s): Certified\u00a0BLS Provider\u00a0credentialed from the\u00a0American Heart Association (AHA). Education: Bachelor's Level Degree\u00a0Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree or Doctorate in an Occupational Therapy Program required Work Experience: No experience required; experience in the specific job field 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.