Occupational Therapist

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Springfield, MO
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 6/9/2013

Job Description

Department: Acute Therapy Services Under the direction of a physician order, administers a specific occupational therapy evaluation and plans and implements a treatment program. The treatment plan is based on the patient?s physical, developmental and psychosocial needs. Providesadvisory service to other interdisciplinary team members to promote quality patient care. Functions under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director.Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduate of an accredited B.S. MOT, M.S. or OTD degree program in Occupational Therapy. Experience: None. Licensure: Must hold current licensure in the State of Missouri. Certifications: Must have a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider card or complete a course within their probation period. Other: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Must have general knowledge of evaluation and treatment principles for a diverse number and types of diagnoses.Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements: Patient care may include heavy lifting and extensive bending and standing.Equipment Used: May occasionally work with office equipment; i.e. copy machines, telephones, computer. Must demonstrate competency in equipment used for the delivery of modalities.Additional skills and knowledge: must be able to push 40 lbs, pull 60 lbs, grip 50 lbs, and pinch 15 lbs. Preferred Qualifications Education: Licensure: Experience: Certifications: Apply Online

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