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MERCY HEALTH CORPORATION Occupational Therapist OT Inpatient in JANESVILLE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center * MHJ IP THERAPY Janesville, WI Allied Health Req # 20592 Department/Skill highlights This position is located in Janesville, WI and is PRN/Per Diem/Pool Ask us about our registry program! Beginning Summary Experience a rewarding and fulfilling career with Mercyhealth. Mercyhealth is committed to offering our partners a best place to work. Our unique workplace Culture of Excellence is built upon: Employee engagement, empowerment and growth Teamwork toward our common goal - providing exceptional health care services with a passion for making lives better An atmosphere of caring and quality that cascades throughout the organization Essential duties and Responsibilities Reviews Physician's referral, patient's condition and medical records to determine occupational therapy treatment required. Obtains history and subjective components of the evaluation. Measures patient's range-of-joint motion, grip/pinch strength, sensation, coordination, muscle strength to assist with the evaluation. Completes evaluations and treatment addressing ADL activities, functional, strength, and cognitive deficits. Completes an assessment of patient's current status, develops goals and a treatment plan with recommendations. Plans and implements therapeutic programs and activities designed to restore, reinforce, and enhance task performances, diminish or correct pathology, and to promote and maintain health and self-sufficiency. Instructs, motivates, and assists patients to learn and improve functional activities and daily living activities. Recommends, designs and adapts equipment for the working and living environment. Fabricates splints and other assistant devices. Completes wound evaluation, treatment and management. Assists in instructing patient and family in home programs as well as care and use of adaptive equipment. Administers active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, mobilization of tissue and joints, heat, water, and electrical modality treatments such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and hot and cold packs. Confers with members of occupational therapy staff and other health team members, individually and in conference, to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment programs. Evaluates effects of treatment at various stages and adjusts treatments to achieve maximum benefit. Records treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart or enters information into computer. Performs complete, thorough, and timely electronic documentation. Confers with Physician and other practitioners to obtain additional patient information, suggest revisions in treatment program, and integrate occupational therapy treatment with other aspects of patient's health care. Orients,... For full info follow application link. EOE&AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Mercy is an equal employment opportunity employer functioning under Affirmative Action Plans. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/3F4EB7636EAB40DF

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