Occupational Therapist PRN Days St. Marys
Posted on: April 18, 2019
POSITION SUMMARY:ProvidesOccupational Therapy services to patients
and clients including assessment,treatment, program planning and
implementation, related documentation andcommunication. The
OccupationalTherapist I pursues experiences that service to
establish a basis upon which topractice. It is expected that the
OT-Iwill provide safe care with supervision and guidance from
experienced OTs. The OT-I is new to occupational therapy, ornew to
a specialty. The OT-Iincorporates theoretical knowledge into
clinical situations and is able toperform basic skills and carry
out a plan of care. The OT-I can identify abnormal findings, butmay
seek consultation for solutions. Thetherapist's practice is
primarily guided by referencing policies, proceduresand standards.
Perform a skilled evaluation through impairment testing with
interpretation of the findings that relate to functional
Develop treatment plans relevant to clinical findings that provide
individualized treatment for patient level of care and length of
stay and that relate to established goals.
Document evaluations, treatment plans, and goals that relate to
Reassess patient's functional needs and adjust care plan as
indicated, including documentation of status change.
Provide assessments and treatment such as relates to: Upper
Extremity Management: Sensation, Strength/Tone, Range of Motion,
Coordination, Edema Control, Desensitization, Psychological
Components, Activities of Daily Living, Cognition, Visual
Perception, Vocational/Avocational, Patient/Family Education,
Functional Mobility, and Body Systems (i.e. musculoskeletal,
nervous, integumentary, and cardiovascular.
Provide therapy modalities such as: Iontophoresis, Ultrasound,
Fluidotherapy, Contrast Bath, Paraffin, Ice Massage, TENS, Hot/Cold
Packs, Electrical Stimulation, and Compression.
Demonstrate and instruct patient/caregiver on body mechanics.
Maintain skills required to use and care for equipment such as:
Pulse Oximeter, Blood Pressure Cuff/Pulse, Patient Beds, Floor
Lifts, Exercise Equipment, Adaptive Equipment and Wheelchairs.
Identify contraindications for patient. Follow precautions for WB,
Cardiac, Contact, spinal precautions, and precautions with total
Demonstrate knowledge of inpatient lab values, diagnostic tests,
medications, FIM scale/ PAI scoring and the impact on patient.
Counsel patient and family regarding treatments and modalities and
Actively participate in interdisciplinary team processes, including
collaboration with physicians, vendors, other disciplines,
inclusive of discharge planning.
Guide the practice of support staff to achieve patient and
Education Required: Graduated from an accredited school of
Occupational Therapy with a Bachelor's degree Preferred: Master's
degree in Occupational Therapy Licensure Required: Valid, current
license, AZ State Board of OT Examiners Certificates Required:
CPR-BLS Experience Preferred: Prior patient experience in area of
practice Skills Required: Verbal and written communication skills
Preferred: Neonatal and Pediatric competence Knowledge Required:
Knowledge of Occupational Therapy Theory and Practice Technology
Required: Basic computer skills Preferred: Microsoft Office Other
Required: Must be able to work variable shifts, holidays, and/or
weekends. Must be able to transport to various worksites. When
using own vehicle, must have valid AZ driver's license and proof of
insurance that meets the minimum standard for the state of AZ.
Preferred: Bilingual English/Spanish Job:Occupational
TherapyPrimary Location:Tucson, ArizonaFacility:Carondelet St.
Mary's HospitalJob Type:PT2YShift Type:Days
Keywords: Tenet, Tucson , Occupational Therapist PRN Days St. Marys, Healthcare , Tucson, Arizona
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