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Occupational Therapist I

Company: Prisma Health
Location: Greenville
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.Job SummaryPlans and implements specific treatment programs for individual patients according to principles and practices of occupational therapy. Participates in operational and clinical functions for the department, hospital and corporation. Provides direction and assistance to Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapy Students, and Therapy Aides in the area of patient care. Complies with laws and regulations of appropriate state and federal agencies and Joint Commission guidelines. An advanced level of clinical and interpersonal skills are required. Behaviors that support the purpose statements of the department and hospital are expected.Accountabilities

  • Performs appropriate initial occupational therapy evaluations and re-evaluations and designs an occupational therapy plan of care - 25%- Demonstrates advanced knowledge of diagnoses/conditions seen in occupational therapy- Selects, performs, and interprets the results of OT examinations of neurological, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and pulmonary systems-Accurately performs and interprets standardized evaluations appropriate for the patient- Identifies actual or potential problems that would impact the OT treatment plan as well as the overall patient plan of care- Establishes specific treatment goals based on the results of the initial assessment- Designs the treatment plan appropriate for the patient's age, educational level, and cultural background- Designs a plan of intervention that is coordinated and integrated with other services.- Revises the treatment plan as indicated
  • Implements and manages a specific and comprehensive treatment plan, and participates in patient discharge planning - 15%-Demonstrates working knowledge of various Occupational Therapy techniques with flexibility and creativity in the implementation of these therapy techniques-Interacts regularly with others involved in the patient's care to incorporate an interdisciplinary treatment approach for coordinated quality care-Demonstrates awareness and use of proper safety measures regarding the patients, others in the treatment area and self-Reassesses patient status in response to treatments and goal achievement, redefines problems and modifies goals and treatments as indicated-Provides information regarding discharge and follow-up services as indicated which may include a referral to other community resources
  • Actively participates in patient and family education process - 10%- Provides education and training to patients, families, and caregivers regarding diagnoses, progress, and long-term functional outcomes- Completes the Plan of Care and Patient/Family Education Documentation- Teaches, counsels, and communicates with the patient/family/caregiver educational information related to the patients diagnosis/condition- Provides educational material to patients/families as indicated
  • Complies with departmental policies for documentation - 10%- Documentation is in compliance with the chart review audit components. -Documents all aspects of assessment, planning, treatment, and discharge in the medical record in a legible and timely manner. -Goals are appropriate and measurable within a specified time frame. -Treatment notes are clear, succinct, and contain information regarding treatment progression. -Appropriate abbreviations and medical terminology are utilized
  • Department and team responsibilities - 10%
    - Attends staff meetings, team meetings, and mandatory in-services as scheduled.
    - Initiates and manages assignments in a timely and thorough manner.
    - Assists with care and maintenance of departmental equipment and supplies.
    - Completes charge/productivity documentation and enters charges in an accurate and timely manner.
    - Demonstrates willingness to assist and is respectful of the rights of other team members.
    - Complies with department policies and procedure
    - Consistently demonstrates behaviours that support the purpose statement of Prisma Health and demonstrates good judgement in selecting the proper mode of communication which conveys a favorable image of the therapy department and Prisma Health
    - Assumes any additional team/department responsibilities as assigned by department leadership
  • Supervision - 10%- Provides supervision/mentorship to Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants and Rehab Aides- Exercises sound judgment in delegating task to Occupational Therapy Assistants and Rehab Techs - Provides feedback on performance in a professional, tactful and beneficial manner - Provides supervision to Occupational Therapy students as assigned - Participates in student orientation and provides effective learning experiences, feedback and timely evaluation
  • Productivity - 10%- Meets the team/department productivity standards- Complies with the established standards of efficient scheduling to maintain appropriate levels of productivity
  • Achieves Annual Goals - 10%- Establishes annual goals related to stated corporate and department initiatives- Provides supporting information related to the progress made toward achieving established annual goals- Actively supports corporate leadership initiatives- Conscientiously seeks consultation or supervisionSupervisory/Management ResponsibilitiesThis is a non-management job that will report to a Supervisor, Manager, or DirectorMinimum ExperienceBachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy from an NBCOT approved programNo previous experience requiredRequired Certifications Licensed by SC Board of OTBLSKnowledge, Skills, or Abilities Demonstrates clinical competency based on patient's ageEffective at Data ConversionWork ShiftDay (United States of America)LocationCenter For Developmental SvcsFacility1008 Greenville Memorial HospitalDepartment10087380 KidneticsShare your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

Keywords: Prisma Health, Greenville , Occupational Therapist I, Healthcare , Greenville, South Carolina

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