Genesis Health System Occupational Therapist in Bettendorf, Iowa
Position Title: Occupational Therapist
Department: Occupational Therapy-Daven
Purpose: To provide direct occupational therapy services to homecare patients; supervise COTA staff.
Report To: Manager, Rehabilitation Services
Supervisory Responsibility: Direction: The job requires some accountability for scheduling, assigning or coordinating work. Employees check the quality of work and provide guidance, instruction, training and direction to others. Although the job does not require formal or official supervisory responsibility, the incumbent serves as group leader or acts in an informal "assistant supervisory" or "lead" role. In addition, the employee may be expected to provide information or suggestions on human resources matters.
Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Patients, Families, and Significant Others
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Field Of Study: Occupational Therapy
Special Training: Basic Life Support
Training Preferred: Homecare experience, basic computer skills
Licensure/Registration: Licensure in Iowa or Illinois required at time of hire. License in the second state (Iowa or Illinois) required within 6 months of hire, Valid Driver's License, Auto Insurance-Genesis minimum limits required.
Experience: No experience required.
Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.
Working Conditions: There is exposure to some undesirable or unpleasant environmental characteristics. The physical environment is generally safe and there is minimal health risk. No safety equipment or unusual precautions are required. Exposure to these conditions would be limited to 70% or less of the work day.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes