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OT - Therapy Rant

Carle

Carle

Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
The Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats patients of all ages. Serves as a role model in the delivery of professional services and as a clinical resource for staff and students.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Occupational Therapist (OT) License Illinois upon hire and

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing education regarding the care of acute stroke patients


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Basic Computer Skills


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Demonstrates ability to perform patient transfers with assistance as needed from bed, chair and floor, if applicable. Is aware of and demonstrates safe and appropriate body mechanics to reduce the risk of injury to self, staff and patients.
  • Designs an appropriate plan of care that integrates goals, treatment, outcomes, and discharge plan. Adjusts the care based on patient response and available evidence.
  • Educates patients, family, caregivers, students, and other health care providers using relevant and effective teaching methods.
  • Performs examination, selecting reliable and valid examination methods relevant to the chief complaint, results of screening, and history.
  • Screens patients using procedures to determine the effectiveness of and need fortherapy services, if appropriate.
  • Uses support personnel according to legal standards and ethical guidelines. Monitors the care delivered by support personnel and provides regular feedback.
  • Documents evaluations and plans of care according to department policy including goals, modifications of treatment plans and patients' response to treatments.
  • Evaluates clinical findings to determine therapy diagnoses and outcomes of care.
  • If applicable, completes annual education as assigned to comply with DNV Hip and Knee Replacement Program requirements.
  • Evaluates patients impairments related to upper extremity function
  • Establishes a plan of care based on functional deficits and patients goals
  • Completes objective testing for range of motion, strength, and performance of daily functional tasks
  • Completes daily documentation and charging in therapy EMR
  • Completes therapeutic ultrasound treatment
  • Completes fluidotherapy treatment
  • Communicates with referring provider on patient progress and treatment recommendations



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