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Occupational Therapist II 10K Sign on Bonus Inpatient FT Days - Tucson

Occupational Therapist II 10K Sign on Bonus Inpatient FT Days - Tucson

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Occupational Therapist- Full Time Days- 10K Sign on Bonus-St. Mary's POSITION SUMMARY: Provides Occupational Therapy services to patients and clients including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, related documentation, and communication. The Occupational Therapist II has mastered basic technical and organizational occupational therapy skills. Has skills in evaluating patient responses and uses past experiences and evidence-based practices in providing care and decision- making. There is a focus on outcomes, and care is delivered using a systematic approach. The Occupational Therapist II is able to make independent decisions guided by experience, as well as policies and standards. Consults with other members of the healthcare team when necessary. Maintains acceptable standards of patient care within the clinical area. POSITION DUTIES: 1.1 Perform a skilled evaluation through impairment testing with interpretation of the findings that relate to functional deficits. Problem identification is the therapist's clinical judgment about the client's response to actual or potential health conditions or needs. 1.2 Develop treatment plans relevant to clinical findings that provide individualized treatment for patient level-of-care and length-of-stay and that relate to established goals. 1.3 Document evaluations, treatment plans, and goals that relate to clinical findings. 1.4 Re-assess patient's functional need, and adjust care plan as indicated, including documentation of status change. 1.5 Provide assessments and treatment such as relates to: Upper Extremity Management: Sensation, Strength/Tone, Range of Motion, Coordination, Edema Control, Desensitization, Psychological Components, Activities of Daily Living, Cognition, Visual Perception, Vocational/Avocational, Patient/Family Education, Functional Mobility, and Body Systems (ie musculoskeletal, nervous, integumentary, and cardiovascular. 1.6 Provide therapy modalities such as: Iontophoresis, Ultrasound, Fluidotherapy, Contrast Bath, Paraffin, Ice Massage, TENS, Hot/Cold Packs, Electrical Stimulation, and Compression. 1.7 Demonstrate and instruct patient/caregiver on body mechanics 1.8 Maintain skills required to use and care for equipment such as: Pulse Oximeter, Blood Pressure Cuff/Pulse, Patient Beds, Floor Lifts, Exercise Equipment, Adaptive Equipment and Wheelchairs. 1.9 Identify contraindications for patient. Follow precautions for WB, Cardiac, Contact, spinal precautions, and precautions with total joint replacements 1.10 Demonstrate knowledge of inpatient lab values, diagnostic tests, medications, FIM scale/ PAI scoring and the impact on patient. 1.11 Counsel patient and family regarding treatments and modalities and home programs 1.12 Guide the practice of support staff to achieve the patient's functional goals. 1.13 Participate in performance improvement teams/activities and quality improvement measures within the department 1.14 Serve as a preceptor/mentor for students and staff, as appropriate. 1.15 Act as a resource to promote occupational therapy within Carondelet. 1.16 Actively participate in interdisciplinary team processes, including collaboration with physicians, vendors, other disciplines, inclusive of discharge planning. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Education Required: Graduation from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy. Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree. Preferred: Master's Degree Licensure Required: Valid, current license AZ State Board of OT Examiners Preferred: Certificates Required: CPR-BLS Experience Required: 1 year experience as a licensed Occupational Therapist working in the field of Occupational Therapy Preferred: Skills Required: Verbal and written communication skills Preferred: Neonatal and Pediatric competencies Knowledge Required: Advanced knowledge of OT theory and practice Preferred: Technology Required: Basic computer skills Preferred: Microsoft Office Other Required: Must be able to work flexible hours, holidays and/or weekends. Preferred: Bilingual English / Spanish Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that fulfills the requirements of the position will be considered. **Job:** _Therapy and Rehabilitation_ **Organization:** _Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital_ **Title:** _Occupational Therapist II 10K Sign on Bonus Inpatient FT Days_ **Location:** _AZ-Tucson_ **Requisition ID:** _1605040999_


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