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  • 425 Cumberland Street
    Chattanooga, TN 37404

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Occupational Therapist (OT)

Ascension Living • Chattanooga, TN

Posted 7 days ago

Job Snapshot

Part-Time
Experience - At least 1 year(s)
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Healthcare - Health Services
Health Care, Professional Services, Skilled Labor - Trades

Job Description

This is a Flex Position working approx 20-24 hours per week - Monday-Friday, No Weekends & No Holidays!

POSITION SUMMARY

Provide occupational therapy services to residents/participants.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 Performs intake screenings as assigned and makes appropriate recommendations.

 Complete resident/participant evaluation as indicated/requested and develops a plan of care.

 Evaluation includes but is not limited to: functional status; physical status; ADL status; cognitive functioning; visual-perceptual status; feeding skills; cooking skills; bed mobility; wheelchair needs and home safety evaluations.

 Provides treatment as indicated.

 Develops, instructs and supervises other staff and/or family members on follow-through program to be carried out by individuals other than occupational therapist.

 Participates in care plan development for participants on site, hospital, resident/participant home, assisted living, and in nursing home, as needed.

 Provides regular updates to team on participant status.

 Assesses durable medical equipment needs for participants. Receives team approval prior to purchase of equipment. Orders and follow-up with DME purchases.

 Train and supervise Restorative Aides on site, including all areas of performance consistent with departmental policies. Report to Therapy Director as needed.

 Delegates plan of care to restorative aide when appropriate and in a timely manner.

 Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy required.

 Minimum 1 year experience working with geriatric population required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

 Current Occupational Therapist license in the state where employed.

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