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Occupational Therapist- Inpatient

Requisition R128622 Market Toledo, Ohio Department Occupational Therapy - St. Vincent Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time

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Location: St. Vincent Medical Center

Shift: Full Time- Days/Evenings
SUMMARY:
Performs patient evaluations and re-evaluations, establishes patient treatment plan based upon the referral from the physician/referral source. Documents the patients’ care and directs supportive staff regarding treatment process. Provides leadership to Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, Students, Rehab Aides and Volunteers.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Reviews physician referral, patient’s condition and medical history to determine occupational therapy treatment needs.
  • Performs and documents patient evaluation, re-evaluation and develops treatment and discharge plans.
  • Plans and administers medically prescribed occupational therapy treatments to patients.
  • Designs and constructs special equipment for adaptation of individual’s work and living environment.
  • Plans programs involving activities, practice in functional, pre-vocational, vocational, homemaking skills, activities of daily living and sensory motor activities.
  • Modifies treatment goals and plan of care as appropriate. Involved with patient care conferences as appropriate.
  • Instructs patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.
  • Responsible for overall management of patient cases including communication and coordination of care with treatment team.
  • Precepts in the direction and evaluation of clinical experience / internship of students from participating colleges or universities.
  • Orients, instructs and directs the work activities of assistants, aides, students and volunteers.
  • Stays abreast of current developments and new technology in occupational therapy.
  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Mission and Core Values. Adheres to standards and policies, laws and regulations. Demonstrates the ABC’s of Mercy Health Culture. Holds self and others accountable. This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.


Patient Population

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.
  • Neonates (0-4 weeks)
  • Adolescents (13-17 years)
  • Infant (1-12 months)
  • Adults (18-64 years).
  • Pediatrics (1-12 years)
  • Geriatrics (65 years and older)

EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Minimum Education: 4 year/ Bachelors Degree
Specialty/Major: Occupational Therapy

Licensure/Certification Required: Licensed in State of Ohio PT/OT/AT Board
Licensure/Certification Preferred: CPR Certification Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Years and Type of Experience:
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with co-workers, physicians, patients and families. Analytical abilities to evaluate patient condition, capabilities and progress. Complies with all applicable laws and regulations and practices.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days/Afternoons

Department:

Occupational Therapy - St. Vincent

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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