Occupational Therapist

Winston Salem, NC US

Job ID: 1779 Position Type: Rehab Jobs
Occupational Therapist
Educates and provides effective communication skills with patients, family members, and inter-dept. staff as needed.
Documents patient treatments daily, submits quarterly status reports, and completes D/C summaries.
Schedules patients, or assists secretary with, in relation to customer service policy.
Communicates with physicians on a regular basis concerning pt. treatments, response to care.
Occupational Therapist

Evaluates, documents, plans, implements, and monitors Occupational Therapy Services under physician orders to improve/restore the functional level of patients to maximize their potential at work, home, or play.
Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
Graduate of an AOTA accredited OT program or equivalent. NBCOT registration and current licensure or ability to obtain in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Completes obligatory hospital in-services and continuing education for licensure.
Responsibilities:
Performs comprehensive patient evaluations and re-evaluations consistent with patient needs and capabilities.
Selects appropriate activities suited to patient s physical, mental, social abilities and adapts program in response to patient and/ or family goals.
Provides quality in and outpatient occupational therapy treatments.
Fabricates and designs adaptive equipment/splints as needed.
Supervises students as needed.
Plans and initiates treatment programs in accordance with OT s scope of practice.
Demonstrates proper respect and attitude towards customers and co-workers.
Displays courtesy, professionalism and sound communication skills.
Maintains work area and equipment with appropriate infection prevention techniques.
Follows up with patients that no-show or cancel appointments by phone, documents appropriately.
Attends monthly staff meetings, coordinates care planning as needed with other disciplines.
Assists teammates with patient care coverage when needed.

For further information please contact:

Jessie Cerminaro
jcerminaro@ariteam.com


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