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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/22/2016

Bryan Health Lincoln, NE

Company
Bryan Health
Job Classification
Part Time
Company Ref #
102708
AJE Ref #
576106307
Location
Lincoln, NE
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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SUMMARY

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for assessing and identifying patient care needs and priorities for care through evaluation, assessment, planning, providing treatment and/or delegating care for patients with physical and/or cognitive disabilities to improve functional independence. This process focuses on patient/family needs and assessing the patient's response to care and progress toward outcomes.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

*Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values.

*Performs and documents an initial patient evaluation and assesses the data to identify problems.

*Establishes, documents, and provides a plan of care with functional, measureable, SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, timely) goals based on evaluation of the examination data and patient needs.

*Provides or delegates and supervises occupational therapy patient interventions in a safe, predictable manner consistent with the established data, the evaluation, and the plan of care.

*Provides and documents patient/family education regarding current condition and plan of care, including home program/discharge instructions.

*Performs and documents patient re-examination, re-evaluates the data, modifies and documents the plan of care.

*Communicates relevant patient care information to other health care professionals.

*Maintains current clinical competencies per department guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an American Occupational Therapy Association school of Occupational Therapy and current licensure or eligibility for licensure in Nebraska required. Certification in Basic Life Support (CPR) required.

Bryan Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability, genetics, marital, disability and/or veteran status. Bryan Health hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.