St. Luke's Hospital

Occupational Therapist-Occup Therap

Location
Duluth, MN
Salary
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Posted
Feb 22, 2018
Job Type
Long-Term
Job Details:

  • Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy
  • MN OT licensure prior to starting employment
    • JOB SUMMARY
      • The Occupational Therapist provides patient care consisting of evaluation, planning, treatment and documentation; will supervise Assistants, Attendants and students during provision of treatment.
    • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
      • Education: Bachelors Degree in Occupational Therapy
      • Experience: N/A
      • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Licensure in the state of Minnesota. New hires may have a temporary Occupational Therapist license issued by the Minnesota Department of Health upon hire with permanent licensure within 120 days of hire.
    • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
      • Education: N/A
      • Experience: Age-Specific (e.g. Pediatrics)
      • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
    • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
      • Ability to establish therapeutic rapport with patients; good observation and judgment skills; keen awareness and application of safety precaution/procedures; effective communication skills (verbal, non-verbal, written); administering evaluation procedures; knowledge of cardiac rehabilitation, hand therapy and industrial O.T.
      • READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
      • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
      • SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
      • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
      • REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
      • AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
      • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
        • Occasionally lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients; occasionally lifts supplies/equipment. Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.
        • Stand - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
        • Walk - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
        • Sit - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
        • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
        • Reach with hands and arms - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
        • Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
        • Bending-repetitive forward - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
        • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
      • LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
        • Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
        • Up to 25 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
        • Up to 35 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 - 5.5 hours)
        • Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • WORK ENVIRONMENT
        • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

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