Job Details

Occupational Therapist Inpatient Per Diem PRN Osborn Medical Center

Company name
HonorHealth

Location
Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Healthcare, Occupational Therapy

Posted on
Jun 21,2019

Valid Through
Oct 04,2019

Profile

Overview
HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.
Qualifications
EducationBachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited university approved by the AOTA. Required
Experience6 months recent experience for Network float position Required
Licenses and CertificationsRehab\\OTL - Occupational Therapist Current license issued by the Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners RequiredClinical Other\\BCLS - Basic Life Support Required
Responsibilities
Job SummaryThe Occupational Therapist I is responsible for the evaluation, administration, and oversight of evidence-based occupational therapy services provided to individuals with physical disabilities and/or functional limitations. They use specialized skills to promote goals of prevention of dysfunction, restoration of function and/or reversal of the progression of pathology in order to enhance quality of movement and daily living skills for individuals with physical disabilities and/or functional limitations. They develop and update appropriate plan of care in collaboration with the patient/family to assist in returning them to their prior level of function. They act in accordance with physician referral guidelines, state and national organizational standards, regulatory agencies, and established departmental policies and procedures. They embody strong customer service skills and communicate in a concise, tactful manner with physicians, co-workers, caregivers, family members, patients, and other healthcare providers.

Implements an individualized treatment plan through the use of skilled therapy techniques, including therapeutic exercises, manual techniques, functional mobility training, activities of daily living training, and modalities as indicated. Provides verbal and written instructions to patients, caregivers, and family members as needed.
Evaluates patients per the Department Operation Policy. Demonstrates sound clinical reasoning in synthesizing data gathered in the evaluation and identifying diagnosis. Establishes an appropriate, comprehensive plan of treatment with measurable, obtainable and functional long and short term goals and defined discharge plan. Performs ongoing evaluation of patient's response to treatment to assure effective and appropriate provision of services as demonstrated through documentation.
Maintains accurate and current documentation in the patient\u2019s medical record as required by the profession and the department, including evaluations, daily treatment notes, updated individualized treatment plans, progress reports, discharge summaries, and daily patient charges.
Confers with the physician to clarify treatment plan and discuss patient status when indicated. Consults with appropriate medical personnel regarding patient's needs, status, and discharge plans. Provides timely, proactive feedback to case managers and other key personnel regarding discharge needs, including recommended discharge level of care and equipment needs as appropriate. Participates in interdisciplinary rounds as indicated. Communicates information and addresses concerns to achieve optimal treatment outcomes as demonstrated through feedback and documentation. Utilizes effective communication and interpersonal skills to enhance and encourage collaborative staff relationships.
Delegates appropriate patients to occupational therapist assistants; supervises care delivered by the therapist assistants and assistive personnel, and provides updated plan of treatment and instruction to the same. Acts as a resource for therapy-related issues to therapy assistive personnel and staff from other departments. Assists in the identification of department needs and contributes to the recruitment and retention of talented staff through positive role-modeling and fostering peer relationships. Participates in departmental and interdepartmental in-services, utilization review programs, and student preceptor and/or mentor programs. Maintains a current knowledge of occupational therapy techniques, through continuing education courses, professional journals, etc., as well as JCAHO, CARF, DNV and Medicare requirements.
Maintains accurate patient treatment records and completes billing and billing sheets according to department billing procedures and within established timeframes. Assumes responsibility for role in achieving/maintaining financial stewardship by utilizing all resources effectively and efficiently.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested

Company info

HonorHealth
Website : https://www.honorhealth.com

Company Profile
With a new brand promise of Making Healthy Personal, HonorHealth was born March 30, the public launch day for the health system's new name and brand. HonorHealth, formed after the merger of Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network, is all about you, the most important word for our healthcare system. "Our new brand reflects our mission — to improve the health and well-being of our community," said CEO Tom Sadvary. "I'm excited by our new brand and what it represents. After an intense couple years launching the integration of the services of two health systems, the new brand will help us unify around a common goal: making healthy personal. It will guide us to deliver on our promise every single day." The health system's vision, "To be the partner of choice as we transform healthcare for our communities," is at the core of the new brand's promise. So are our values: Integrity, Caring, Accountability, Stewardship, Excellence and Respect. HonorHealth is both a name and call to action. HonorHealth emphasizes the historic trustworthiness and integrity of our organization's brand. It demonstrates our respect and dedication to delivering the highest quality care in a personal and easy manner.

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