Occupational Therapist - PRN in Etowah, TN at Starr Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Occupational Therapist - Physical Therapy Outpatient - Nursing Home - PRN (Variable Shifts) - position available.

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  •  Assesses patient's ability to safely and effectively perform occupational skills. Designs the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of treatment.
  • Implements the treatment plan using appropriate modalities.
  • Documents subjective and objective findings of patient progress. Monitors and modifies the plan of care as needed. Seeks consultation as necessary.
  • Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits.
  • Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services and treatment setting. Provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.
  • Supervises and delegates the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy technicians according to established licensing laws, state regulations and practice standards.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Occupational Therapy or higher required.
  • Current Occupational Therapist licensure in the State of Tennessee required.
  • BLS required.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran