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LUTHERAN HOSPITAL-LA CROSSE INC Occupational Therapist OT in WHITEHALL, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you're looking for a job to love, apply today. Scheduled Weekly Hours:0 Occupational Therapist, OT, (casual)Job Description: Position Summary: An Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats individuals with disabilities, injuries and disease using appropriate modalities and treatment techniques according to Wisconsin OT Standards of Practice. Works collaboratively with multidisciplinary team in the areas of education and consultation regarding patient care needs, in accordance with the vision and mission of Gundersen Tri-County in an outpatient, inpatient, swingbed and care center facility.Position Qualifications Required Education: Bachelors degrees in Occupational Therapy or equivalent Required Experience: None Desired Experience: 1-3 years of experience, advanced training Required Certification and Licenses: Licensed to practice in state of Wisconsin. Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification or the American Red Cross Professional Rescuer CPR certification Major Responsibilities:Works with patient and family members utilizing evaluations and treatment techniques specific diagnostic categories and/or functional impairment. Provide individualized intervention and education utilizing task analysis based on identified learning needs of the patient to ensure optimal patient care. The physical therapist works with the referring provider and other clinical staff in providing optimal care of the patient through appropriate timely methods of communication including, but not limited to, complete and accurate patient chart notes and face-to-face consultations. Interacts and practices in collaboration with a variety of professions, communicates value of occupational therapy services. Responsible for completing documentation according to established departmental standards to enhance effective patient care and proper reimbursement. The occupational therapist works with assistive staff in providing optimal care for the patient through supervised delegation of appropriate patient care duties as allowed by state and federal law. Meets standards of practice according to federal, state, and professional association guidelines. Maintains and achieves proficiency in departmental competencies. Teaches and counsels individuals, families, groups, and community. Participates in departmental and multidisciplinary review of process, treatment, or systems issues for quality improvement initiatives. Pursues relevant educational opportunities to maintain or enhance professional knowledge and meet departmental needs. The occupational therapist, to the best of her/his capabilities and talents works with other Gundersen TriCounty personnel in fulfilling the mission and vision statement of the organization. Will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing... For full info follow application link. EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabilities ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/77B7D0A5E4A44D3B

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