Job Summary: The Staff Therapist, Occupational Therapy evaluates patients and develops a comprehensive treatment plan to restore patients to their maximum functional potential. Directs therapeutic intervention for the restoration of patient's functioning to prevent disability following injury, disease, or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. Provides treatment and instruction to patients according to acceptable principles and practices of Occupational Therapy. Collaborates as a member of the health care team for the provision of comprehensive patient care. Consistent with training and competency review, provides care to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. The staff therapist coordinates, delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to staff (aides, etc.). The staff therapist participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in PI activities. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs.
Regulatory Requirements: Current State Occupational Therapy Licensure, current BCLS certification.
Skills: Basic computer skills