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