- A professional who provide services (evaluation, interventions, and planning) to patients/clients who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities, or changes in physical function and health status resulting from injury, disease, or other causes.
- Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
- Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives core values:
- Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
- Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
- Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
- Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
- Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
- Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
- Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts and collaborates effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.
EDUCATION & TRAINING:
BS/MS DEGREE IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY. GRADUATED FROM AN ACCREDITED OT SCHOOL.
POSSESS AND MAINTAIN CURRENT CPR CERTIFICATION
- Acute care, rehab care or trauma experience preferred
- Inpatient setting with broad range of diagnosis including: Neuro, Orthopedics, Multi-Trauma, Cognitive Injury, chronic and deconditioning diagnosis.
- Job responsibilities to provide individualized quality patient care – evaluation, reevaluations and occupational therapy treatment to achieve functional goals.
- Therapist must demonstrate responsibility for current knowledge, evidence based and clinical judgment and skills necessary to provide appropriate services for patient care.
- OT student program - mentor students.
- Supervise COTAs
- Demonstrates skills to include: organization, interpersonal relations, decision making and problem solving.
- Candidate must be willing to train for and work in specialty areas according to departmental needs.
- Must possess computer skills necessary to accomplish job requirements.
LICENSE & CERTIFICATION:
KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
AND NATIONAL REGISTRATION.
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