Location: Miami, Florida
Responsible for the evaluation, re-evaluation, development, and implementation of a plan of care in accordance with the departmental policies and procedures and preferred practice patterns.
Job Specific Duties
- Maintains and documents productivity standards set by the Director.
- Records daily patient documentation, statistics, and charges according to departmental standards.
- Develops a plan of care outlining area of deficit, target activity, context, assistance needed, functional, realistic and measurable goals, and/or status ongoing goals.
- Recommends and provides treatment based upon medical, clinical, functional, and observational findings.
- Follows TRAAC initiates, documents & prepares the patient/family for discharge at the time of the evaluation based on maximum potential and/or when benefit of therapy are reached.
- Continually documents active & supportive education with the patient, parents, and others concerned regarding progress, problems, home programs & other issues related to the therapeutic process.
- Maintains ongoing continuing education to maintain professional licensure and clinical excellence.
- Supervises Assistants, Rehabilitation Aides, and others (i.e., interns/students) according to experience.
Minimum Job Requirements
- Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy
- American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
- Florida Professional Occupational Therapist license or Provisional OT license required
- Level II Finger printing background and Good Moral Character Affidavit must be initiated within 15 days of hire date and finalized within 90 days of hire date
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Master's degree preferred.
- Pediatric internship preferred.
- 2 years minimum of pediatric experience preferred.
- AOTA and FOTA memberships recommended.
- Ability to appropriately interact with patients, parents/guardians, and healthcare professionals in all work related situations.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
- Analytical ability.
- At least 2 years of experience necessary to treat infants (0-15 months) independently as determined by meeting departmental clinical competencies established for occupational therapy.
- Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families, and co-workers.
- Ability to problem solve to formulate a plan of care and evaluate the patient's response to care.
- Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions.
- Serve as clinical instructor for students assigned by CCCE after 2 years of clinical experience.
Primary Location :
MIDTOWN OP CTR-OT-2100-581727
:Part Time with Benefits