The Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.
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.
BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) required prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Drivers License obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Licensed Rehab Therapist specializing in Occupational Therapy (OTR) credentialed from the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Graduate of a Occupational Therapy program required.
One year of clinical experience preferred.
How To Apply
If you are interested in joining the Sacred Heart Health System Team, please apply by completing an online application.
For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.
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