Occupational Therapist - PER DIEM
Under general supervision, plan and implement individual treatment programs for individual patients groups, according to the principles and practices of occupational therapy. Positions supervised may include staff therapist (OTR and COTA), Therapy Aide, student and volunteers.
Current certification as an Occupational Therapist by the NBCOT. Proficient advanced knowledge of OT theory and practice techniques, as appropriate to specialty area. General knowledge of orthopedics, plastics, pediatrics, neurology, psychology, psychiatry, anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, general medicine, and the OT treatment implications of each. Highly effective interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills required to work with patients, caregivers, therapists, medical, administrative, and nursing staff successfully and to document patient progress, quality assurance activities, and other required information.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute (formerly Kernan Hospital), a committed provider of orthopaedic surgery and the largest inpatient rehabilitation hospital and provider of rehabilitation services in the state of Maryland, has been serving the Baltimore community for over 100 years.
University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute reigns as Maryland's original orthopaedic hospital with a staff that consists of a support team of orthopaedic physician assistants and dedicated nurses in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit and the Medical/Surgical Unit, guaranteeing the highest quality of care in the acute hospital setting. Exemplifying leadership that transforms lives, University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute brings experience, innovation and fast, positive results to our patients.
University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute has been owned by the University of Maryland Medical System since 1986, allowing its patients to access the continuity of care and extensive resources that characterize a university teaching hospital. While maintaining an atmosphere of country peace, it has evolved to offer innovative, interdisciplinary orthopaedic and rehabilitation services for both children and adults.