SSM Health Occupational Therapist - Inpatient in Madison, Wisconsin
This is an inpatient Occupational Therapist position located at St. Mary's Hospital Madison.
Evaluates and treats patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.
Assesses patient 's ability to safely and effectively perform independent living skills. Designs the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of treatment.
Implements the treatment plan using appropriate modalities. Documents findings of patient progress. Monitors and modifies the plan of care as needed. Seeks consultation as necessary.
Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits. Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services and provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.
Oversees the care provided by designated individuals according to established regulations and practice standards.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy, or related area as required to obtain licensure in state of practice
- No experience required
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).
Frequent walking, reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.
Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling, sitting, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Occasional lifting/moving patients.
Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships and to identify and distinguish colors.
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