- Philadelphia, PA
What you'll be doing
- In accordance with physicians orders, the occupational therapist assesses, evaluates, plans, and carries out occupational therapy programs to restore maximum reasonable function and to minimize disability following disease, injury, or genetically acquired disabilities. Position tasks and responsibilities include: plans, organizes and conducts programs in a variety of sensorimotor, educational, recreational and social activities designed to help patients regain physical and or mental functioning or adjust to their handicaps. Plans therapeutic care based on clinical assessment. Teaches patient skills and techniques required for participation in activities. Evaluates records and reports on patients response to treatment and progress toward identified goals. Integrates occupational therapy treatments with other aspects of patient care. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. Instructs and educates patients and families. Participates in patient discharge planning. Provides age and culturally appropriate care. Orients and mentors new staff members.
What your background should be
- State licensure as an occupational therapist. Current certification as a BLS healthcare provider. Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as lifting, balancing, standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crawling, and supporting patients throughout the entire work day.
Required Schooling / Training
- Graduate of an accredited school of occupational therapy. BS. or MS. in occupational therapy.
Who is the client company
- Concern about hospital & healthcare services.
- If you are interested in this position, send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org