• Occupational Therapist PACE (FT)

    Job Locations US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1182
    # of Openings
    1
    Division
    Valir PACE Foundation
    Category
    Occupational Therapy
  • Overview

    POSITION PURPOSE:

    The Occupational Therapist (OT) evaluates patient’s cognitive, perceptual, & motor assets and liabilities for functional performance.  The OT

    • Provides goal directed, activity oriented treatment to promote optimum independence in self-care, functional mobility and daily life tasks.
    • Ensures continuation of performance through effective education of the patient, family or support system, provides adaptive methods and equipment as appropriate to enhance performance.
    • Communicate information about participants’ functional status and limitations to Interdisciplinary team (IDT) and will be actively involved in the decision making process with IDT.

    Responsibilities

    POSITION PURPOSE:

    The Occupational Therapist (OT) evaluates patient’s cognitive, perceptual, & motor assets and liabilities for functional performance.  The OT

    • Provides goal directed, activity oriented treatment to promote optimum independence in self-care, functional mobility and daily life tasks.
    • Ensures continuation of performance through effective education of the patient, family or support system, provides adaptive methods and equipment as appropriate to enhance performance.
    • Communicate information about participants’ functional status and limitations to Interdisciplinary team (IDT) and will be actively involved in the decision making process with IDT.

    Qualifications

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    Licenses or Certifications:  Current Licensed OTR or licensure eligible in the State of Oklahoma

                                                   Current CPR certification

     

    Total Education, Vocation Training, and Experience:  Masters Degree in science preferred, Bachelors of Science or Arts a must. Minimum of 1 year clinical experience in Occupational Therapy.

     

    Skills and Abilities:

    Ability to communicate effectively with physicians, staff, patients, families Protect confidentiality in all areas as applicable Knowledge of legal and ethical considerations in occupational therapy practice Ability to keep accurate records and write meaningful reports Ability to execute therapeutic procedures and manipulate special equipment accurately and safely

     

    PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:

    Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.

     

    Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

    Organize and prioritize tasks and projects

    Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction

     

     

    Physical ReQUIREMENTS:

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Ability to speak, hear, and read English

    Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape

    “Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations.”

     

     

    CRITICAL DEMANDS:

    Lift up to 75#  from floor to 19” and 100# 19” to 25”(Occasional)                         Stand (Constant)

    Walk up to .25 mile (Frequent)                                                                                         Sit (Occasional)

    Sustained Forward bending in standing (Occasional)                                   Sustained squat (Occasional)                                                                       

    Kneeling (Occasional)                                                                                                         Push/Pull up to  100# of force at 36”(Frequent)                                         

    Repetitive squat (Occasional)                                                                                           Full body range of motion (Constant)                                   

    Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50#(Constant)                                             Front Carry – two handed carry of 25# up to 20 feet(Occasional)

    Balance (Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc                       

     

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

    Indoor climate-controlled environment.  Patient care environment with potential exposure to unpleasant odors, to blood and body fluids which may carry infection to infectious disease, and to chemical and electrical hazards.   Frequent traveling will be involved with exposure to outdoors elements.  Required to perform home evaluations for recommendations and treatments.

     

    Working Conditions:

    Potential hazards include:

     

    Exposure to

    None

    Some

    Frequent

    Very Frequent

    Exposure to

    None

    Some

    Frequent

    Very Frequent

    * toxic/caustic chemicals

     

    X

     

     

    *blood or body fluids

     

     

    X

     

    *extreme conditions, hot or cold

    X

     

     

     

    *communicable diseases

     

     

    X

     

    *dust/fumes/gases (including asbestos)

    X

     

     

     

    *unprotected heights

    X

     

     

     

    *moving mechanical parts

     

    X

     

     

    *CRT (computer) monitor

     

    X

     

     

    *potential electric shock

     

    X

     

        

    *frequent, repetitive motions

     

    X

     

     

    *x-ray electro-magnetic energy

     

    X

     

     

    *Other (as listed)

     

     

     

     

    *high pitched noises

    X

     

     

        

     

     

     

     

     

    *needles or other sharp objects

     

    X

     

        

     

     

     

     

     

     

    MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED

    Office equipment such as computer, FAX, telephone, copier, calculator, etc. Assumes responsibility for equipment, inventory, safety, and security of assigned facilities.