In collaboration with patients and families, the Occupational Therapist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care within the scope of practice. This includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis, planning, intervention and establishing outcomes. This position is works within acute care.
To be successful, the Occupational Therapist must be able to:
Partner with the patient and family while performing the Evaluation/Re-evaluation
Develop an individualized plan of care through coordination with the patient and family
Partner with patients and families to provide skilled intervention
Use acceptable medical terminology
Follow professional practice standards
Complete documentation in a timely manner per department standards
Comply with department billing standards
Prioritize tasks and patient care for effective time management
Understand and follow professional licensure/certification requirements
Direct team members and/or supervises students as designated
Pursue personal and professional development to support clinical best practice
Meet or exceed departmental standards for productivity
Identify opportunities for process /quality improvement
Participate in and support entity/system initiatives
Partner with patient care giver in care/decision making
Communicate in a respective manner
Ensure a safe, secure environment
Individualize plan of care to meet patient needs
Modify clinical interventions based on population served
Provide patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver
Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy licensure in the state of Minnesota or temporary license in the state of Minnesota
Basic Life Support
Masters degree in Occupational Therapy
Certification with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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