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Occupational Therapist

Job ID R2212 Full / Part Time:Full time
Location:Greenfield,Massachusetts
Regular/Temporary:Regular

Summary: 


Plans Occupational Therapy treatment plans to include activities to improve UE function, daily tasks, functional mobility, homemaking skills, psychosocial status and developmental status. Determines patients' capabilities, needs, interests and goals and prepares individually tailored programs consistent with the physician's diagnosis and patient history. Monitors patients' progress and documents same on medical record. Observe all health and safety requirements. Identifies, evaluates, treats and follows up clients on an inpatient, outpatient and contract basis as assigned. Provides age-appropriate care to patients. Demonstrated knowledge of developmental stages for the following age groups (infant/child, adolescence, adult and older, geriatrics) and applies developmental theories and concepts when planning and implementing care for patients as appropriate per assignment. Evaluates all assigned patients, develops plan of treatment, provides assessment and assists in discharge planning as appropriate for each discipline. Applies treatment plan to patients within established procedures and time frames, as determined by each discipline. Completes necessary documentation to comply with professional standards department procedures for initial consult, progress notes, clinical conference notes, and reports. Provides information and consultation to patients, families, caregivers, and other health care personnel involved with patient management. Completes department operational procedures, including scheduling, billing, equipment usage, time-off requests and caseload coverage assignments. Demonstrates relevant knowledge and application of clinical skills in evaluation, treatment and counseling.

Job Responsibilities: 

1) Demonstrates commitment to organization service standards

2) Clinical Practice - The therapist demonstrates competent clinical practice utilizing a clinical decision-making process and critical thinking skills to effectively and efficiently deliver patient care with all healthcare providers across the continuum of care. Clinical Decision making - utilizes clinical decision making process to achieve desired patient/family outcomes.

3) Therapist - Patient Family Relationships - The therapist establishes and maintains a health, balanced and therapeutic relationship with the patient/family within the integrated healthcare system based on patient/family needs. The therapist demonstrates respect and advocates for the patient's rights, values and belief systems. Therapeutic - Therapist actions that are responsive to the patient/family needs, promote comfort and create a compassionate and therapeutic environment.

4) Patient-Family Education and Health Care Transition Management - Demonstrates a commitment to identifying and addressing the learning need of both patients and families. Patient/jFamily learning needs and education process - Identifies enhances and inhibitors to learning process and readiness to learn. Adjusts teaching strategies based on age appropriateness, ethnic and gender issues. Utilizes education strategies to manage transitions across the continuum of care.

5) Patient-Family Education and Health Care Transition Management - Demonstrates a commitment to identifying and addressing the learning need of both patients and families. Patient/jFamily learning needs and education process - Identifies enhances and inhibitors to learning process and readiness to learn. Adjusts teaching strategies based on age appropriateness, ethnic and gender issues. Utilizes education strategies to manage transitions across the continuum of care.

6) Program Development - The therapist provides support to fellow staff, department and organization facilitating contemporary practice and programs to meet the needs of the health care community. Planning and development - Participates in activities, meetings, task forces, etc. which promote the efficient operation of the service and/or enhance the scope, rang and quality of services.

7) PI activities as directed by the manager of rehabilitation services.

8) Maintains 80% productivity

9) Completes quarterly marketing calls

10) Completes one annual community program activity.

Required Work Experience: 

1) None

Preferred Work Experience: 

1) Outpatient setting/Neuro/Orthopedics

Skills and Competencies: 

1) None Listed

Education:

Bachelor of Science: Occupational Therapy (Required)

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Certifications:

Occupational Therapist - Various

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Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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