Sanford Health

Occupational Therapist - Occupational Therapy

Location
Worthington, Minnesota
Salary
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Posted
Feb 26, 2018
Ref
16184
Job Type
Long-Term
JOB SUMMARY

Assesses patients and designs occupational therapy treatments. Help patients to develop, maintain and recover their ability to perform tasks in living and working environments. Testing and evaluating the physical and mental abilities of patients; developing realistic rehabilitation goals and administering appropriate occupational therapy programs. Modifying work and living environments based on patient assessments; teaching patients how to use adaptive equipment. Liaising with other professionals (e.g. doctors, social workers, etc.) to review evaluation results, integrate findings with other disciplines, offer recommendations and develop individual intervention plans. Recording patients' activities and progress and writing relevant reports; managing caseloads, prioritizing needs and completing administrative tasks (e.g. patient and budgetary records).

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Work hours may include varied day shifts. Occupational therapy is delivered to patients of all ages and includes inpatients, outpatients, and those at off site locations. Caseload ranges from pediatrics to geriatrics. Larger caseload of pediatrics.

QUALIFICATIONS

Conforms to the license standards of the state where services are provided. When applicable, the employee must have a current valid Category II driver's license, and must meet all medical guidelines for Sanford Health Category II drivers. Must be a graduate of an accredited program in Occupational Therapy.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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