Occupational Therapist - OT
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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 12/1/2016
SCL Health System
JOB DESCRIPTIONCare Site Description
St. Vincent Healthcare is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization. Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health ? and hope ? to our patients. Fast Facts Billings, Mont. (est. 1898) Largest tertiary care hospital and Level II Trauma Center in Montana serving patients in eastern and south-central Mont. and northern Wyo. 2,100 associates, 529 medical staff 286 beds (201 are staffed) Services & Expertise Cancer Care Children?s Healthcare Comprehensive Regional Services Neuroscience Heart Center Oncology Orthopedic Services Women?s Services St. Vincent Healthcare is an award-winning hospital providing person-centered care. We are People Healing People throughout the communities that we serve, especially the poor and vulnerable. Visit: www.svh-mt.org
In this position, the Occupational Therapist provides assessment, treatment and education in the areas of independent living, community reintegration, functional cognitive retraining, upper extremity function, perceptual activities and assistive equipment and splinting/positioning mechanics. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Patient Care Evaluates patients, schedules and establishes appropriate treatment goals and delivers skilled physical assessments and treatments effectively. Delegates/supervises effectively within scope of authority to students, assistants and technicians. Reassesses patient?s progress, revises treatment plan and modifies goals when appropriate. Discharges patient when therapy services are no longer needed or beneficial. Environment of Care Assists in orientation and training of new personnel using orientation checklist and department Policy and Procedure Manual. Contributes to maintaining all requirements needed for JCAHO/CARF accreditation and for successful state surveys Documentation/Correspondence Documents assessments, discharge summaries and all daily treatments Designs, explains and provides copy of discharge treatment and activity plan to patient, family, or caregiver The information above is for summary purposes and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.
Current MT Occupational Therapist license Current BLS certification Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment Experience in understanding and usage of computers including the ability to learn applications relevant to the position