Community Health Systems Occupational Therapist - Rehab - PRN in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Description:

  • Evaluating and assessing needs of referred patients

  • Formulating and preforming treatment plans to meet each patients individual needs and goals

  • Working cooperatively with physicians, social workers, outreach coordinators and all members of the interdisciplinary team.

  • Supervises occupational therapy assistants and aides

  • Demonstrates proper performance of skills reflected and validated by the competency checklist.

  • Completes documentation in a timely, efficient and accurate manner. This includes: assessments, reassessments, progress notes, discharge summaries, patient and family education and interdisciplinary plan of cares.

  • Maintain standards of patient care by reviewing documentation written by COTAs in the medical record and by demonstrating the knowledge and skills necessary in providing care to all patient population.

  • Demonstrates the ability to maintain and treat an appropriate patient caseload

  • Instruct patients in adapted techniques, use of adaptive equipment for meal preparation, home management, dressing, feeding, and other self-care skills.

  • Provide consultation in areas such as environmental design, adaptive equipment, and proper positioning

  • Design and administer treatment programs to increase patient s levels of functioning. Use of therapeutic exercises and activities to improve or maintain strength, range of motion, and fine-motor coordination. Provide therapy for neurological integration and visual perceptual-motor remediation programs.

  • Provides family training to patients and families prior to discharge that includes personal care for patients, proper transfer techniques and home safety

  • Develops and reviews home exercise programs

Qualifications

  • Licensed Occupational Therapist

  • 2-3 years of clinical experience in related area of therapy services

  • Excellent communication skills

Job: Occupational Therapy / Industrial Medicine

Organization: Mary Black Health System - Spartanburg

Location: SC-Spartanburg

Requisition ID: 1677283