St. Luke's Hospital Occupational Therapist-Occup Therap in DULUTH, Minnesota
The Occupational Therapist provides patient care consisting of evaluation, planning, treatment and documentation; will supervise Assistants, Attendants and students during provision of treatment.
Education: Bachelors Degree in Occupational Therapy.
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.
Experience: Age-Specific (e.g. Pediatrics).
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
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)
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)
Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)