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Intermountain Healthcare PRN Occupational Therapist - Acute Care - St George Regional Hospital in St. George, Utah

Job Description:

The Occupational Therapist provides direct patient services that may include identifying, evaluating, diagnosing, and treating. This position also provides indirect services including consulting, advising, teaching, and training patients and their caregivers.

Job Essentials

Assesses and evaluates a patient's condition according to the physician order and current standards of practice. Provides appropriate intervention including treatment related to the established plan of care with appropriate duration and intensity. Educates and trains patients and their caregivers.

Accepts assignments from Director or Team Lead including case load, productivity standard, education and in-servicing others, orienting and training new employees, supervising and training students, and supervising COTAs and Aides.

Actively participates in the quality improvement process for the team and the clinical setting and then follows through with the improvements.

Communicates through written chart notes, evaluations, progress reports, and discharge summaries regarding patient's status, any complications, prognosis, and plans for follow-up care.

Records daily charges and submits for payment according to department billing guidelines.

Participates in regularly scheduled or special clinical meetings related to patient care and clinic management.

Maintains appropriate team and interdisciplinary relationships.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy. Education must be obtained from an accredited program. Degree will be verified.

  • Current license in the State of practice.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Occupational Therapist through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

Physical Requirements:

Hearing/listening, lifting, manual dexterity, pulling/pushing, seeing, sitting, speaking, squatting/kneeling, standing, and walking.

Location:

St George Regional Hospital

Work City:

St George

Work State:

Utah

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0

Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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