Firelands Regional Medical Center
GENERAL SUMMARY AND SCOPE
Organizes and conducts occupational therapy programs in the inpatient medical/surgical units, inpatient rehabilitation unit, and adult and pediatric outpatient services to facilitate improvements of the cognitively or physically disabled. Directs patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance; facilitates the learning of those skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity, diminish or correct pathology, and to promote and maintain health. Supervises the treatment activities of COTA’s and aides.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor's or Master’s degree from a program accredited by the ACOTE.
Licensure in the state of Ohio or license eligible. Registration nationally through the professional association (NBCOT).
Previous clinical experience/rehabilitation experience preferred.
Current CPR Certification.
FIM certification preferred.
Must possess a valid State of Ohio motor vehicle operator's license and be insurable under Firelands' auto policy. Employee must provide proof of personal automobile liability insurance coverage upon request.
Demonstrated ability to keep abreast of new research and practices in the field so as to provide the patients the best possible care and treatment.
Ability to move, transfer and assist average size patient and be mobile.
Firelands Regional Medical Center is the area's largest and most comprehensive resource for quality medical care. Resulting from the consolidation of what once were three separate hospitals serving the area, Firelands Regional Medical Center now serves as the only full-service medical center in Erie County. Firelands Regional Medical Center is locally managed and governed as a not-for-profit healthcare facility.