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Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Job Summary:


A professional who provide services (evaluation, interventions, and planning) to patients/clients who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities, or changes in physical function and health status resulting from injury, disease, or other causes. He/she interacts and practices in collaboration with a variety of professionals, including physicians, nurses, educators, social workers, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists. The therapist will also provide appropriate education to patients and or family.

Job Requirements

Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited Occupational Therapy program.
  • Bachelor's Degree or Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy.
Experience:

  • One year of prior experience preferred or experience via educational program or inpatient OT positions.
  • Outpatient OT positions require 2 years with direct hand therapy treatment of hand and UE.
  • Must demonstrate advanced assessment and treatment for traumatic and hand injuries.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in fabricating complex static and dynamic splints.
License/Certification:

  • Kentucky State Board of Occupational Therapy and National Registration.
  •  Outpatient OT's must be willing to sit for the certified hand therapist examination.
Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
  • Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives core values:
    Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
    Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
    Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
    Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.
Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers CB



  • Shift:  1

  • Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period:  64

  • Weekends Required:  Occasional

  • Status:  Part Time
  • Job Snapshot

    Employment Type Part-Time
    Job Type Health Care
    Education 4 Year Degree
    Experience Not Specified
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Industry Healthcare - Health Services
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID 1400020392
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    Occupational Therapist


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