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Occupational Therapist Pool

Company: Advocate Health Care
Location: Burlington
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Evaluates and executes appropriate treatment for patients within spectrum of care with emphasis on quality of care, continuity of services, and cost-effectiveness. Provides medically prescribed occupational therapy and establishes a plan of care for patients.Interprets physician referrals and evaluates the patient's physical, perceptual, cognitive, social, and vocational abilities and their impact on the patient's activities of daily living. Establishes a plan of care and implements individual treatment based on evaluation results, functional goals and by utilizing appropriate techniques. Provides and/or fabricates assistive devices and/or splints to enhance patient's functional independence. Monitors and evaluates outcomes and appropriately adjusts individualized treatment plan based on patient's response, and provides status updates to physicians. Identifies factors affecting patient's physical and psychosocial comfort and attends to these needs. Plans for and completes patient discharge including providing written home programs, patient/family teaching, referral for community services, and ordering equipment. Completes all required documentation including patient progress notes, team conference reports, discharge summaries, and records patient care and progress as well as daily statistics, billing, and scheduling. Applies insurance guidelines regarding authorization and number of visits. Responsible for cleaning up after patient treatment, putting away equipment, and keeping area neat and orderly. Performs various manual techniques, patient positioning, transferring and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique. Demonstrates skill in use of modalities, exercise equipment and other devices that are available in area worked per department orientation checklist. Demonstrates knowledge of indications and contraindications of modalities and exercise. Participates in performance improvement activities designed to identify and resolve problems affecting patient care outcomes and to improve quality of care. Manages assigned caseload, informing site leadership of coverage needs and ability to cover; assists with coverage, based on department needs and regional needs. Pursues professional educational growth through participation in continuing education courses, department inservices, and reading professional literature. Orients new staff to clinical and department policies as requested. Participates in the evaluation process of co-workers by providing verbal or written feedback as requested.Scheduled Hours Position will cover acute care therapy at AMCB. Required to work 2 weekends per month, one holiday per year, weekday shifts as available. Licenses & Certifications Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required, and Occupational Therapist license issued by the state of Wisconsin. Degrees Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy. Required Functional Experience No experience required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Intermediate computer skills.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Demonstrated organization, decision-making, and problem solving skills.Certification AddendumTeam members will maintain annual educational requirements for hospital based certifications (e.g. DNV, CARF or others).Apply NowJoin our Talent Network Be alerted to jobs like this Share Rehabilitation at Advocate Aurora Jobs like this Physical Therapist Lake Geneva, WI 0.01PT position Greenfield, WI Physical Therapy - O/P Rehab Libertyville, IL Occupational Therapist Waukesha, WIAdvocate Aurora Health is committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. Diversity lives in the differences, great and small, that matter to us and make each of us unique - from our age and the color of our skin, to our abilities and the things we believe in. We know that empowering our differences inspires creativity that leads to innovative solutions - for our team members, consumers and communities. And because health care is built upon relationships, it's important for the people we serve to be able to trust us to meet their unique needs. By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our team members can thrive and our business can grow. As a team member, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.

Keywords: Advocate Health Care, Kenosha , Occupational Therapist Pool, Healthcare , Burlington, Wisconsin

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