Occupational Therapist | Adult Acute Care
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Facility: Bismarck Medical Center
Location: Bismarck, ND
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Assesses clients/patients and designs occupational therapy treatments. Help clients/patients to develop, maintain and recover their ability to perform tasks in client’s/patient’s occupations of life. The therapist conducts evaluations and provides interventions for clients/patients who have functional, cognitive or behavioral impairments. Occupational Therapist evaluate physical, cognitive, developmental and psychosocial abilities of clients/patients; developing realistic therapy goals and administering appropriate occupational therapy programs. Documents client's/patient's information for evaluation; establishes therapeutic plans and modifies them if necessary. Provides clients/patients education designed to enhance understanding and improve functional outcomes. Knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related treatments and evaluations relating to the needs of clients/patients. Demonstrate and incorporate knowledge of current research into daily treatment of clients/patients.
Will treat individuals with varying diagnosis and disorders in the acute care setting and outpatient hand clinic . Will demonstrate documentation in accordance with departmental guidelines and meet all regulatory requirements. Demonstrates level of treatment associated with their specialty provided to their clients/patients. Follows and adheres to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional organization.
Exhibits flexibility with acceptance of variable work schedules/assignments. Participates in activities to promote the department, Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health. Will be interacting with individuals outside of the department including but not limited to: providers, case managers, family members, third party payers, public organizations, etc. May be asked to supervise assistants, aides, and students as they provide patient care, treatment, or other services. Will be expected to provide ongoing education and training to peers in the area(s) of expertise as determined by the department leadership. Performs other related duties as requested by manager.
Hours will be Monday-Friday, rotating weekends and holidays.
Preferred prior experience in adult acute care.
Opportunity to help cover up to full time hours with potential to grow into part time or full time role.
Potential to develop into full time position.
Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.
Experience preferred in adult hand therapy and acute care settings.
Must be licensed in the state(s) of practice as Occupational Therapist.
Must also be certified through the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). When applicable, may require valid driver's license. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care providers required or within the first 60 days of employment.
In the state of South Dakota and Iowa, new graduates in the process of testing with the board, will be considered with the possession of a temporary license.
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Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-29131