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St. Luke's Hospital Occupational Therapist-Occup Therap in DULUTH, Minnesota

  • JOB SUMMARY

  • The Occupational Therapist provides patient care consisting of evaluation, planning, treatment and documentation; will supervise Assistants, Attendants and students during provision of treatment.

  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: Bachelors Degree in Occupational Therapy.

  • Experience: N/A

  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Licensure in the state of Minnesota. New hires may have a temporary Occupational Therapist license issued by the Minnesota Department of Health upon hire with permanent licensure within 120 days of hire.

  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: N/A

  • Experience: Age-Specific (e.g. Pediatrics).

  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to establish therapeutic rapport with patients; good observation and judgment skills; keen awareness and application of safety precaution/procedures; effective communication skills (verbal, non-verbal, written); administering evaluation procedures; knowledge of cardiac rehabilitation, hand therapy and industrial O.T.

  • READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

  • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.

  • SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

  • REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Occasionally lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients; occasionally lifts supplies/equipment. Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.

  • Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)

  • Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)

  • Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)

  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)

  • Reach with hands and arms - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)

  • Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)

  • Bending-repetitive forward - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)

  • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)

  • LIFTING REQUIREMENTS

  • Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)

  • Up to 25 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)

  • Up to 35 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)

  • Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)

  • WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

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