Grant Regional Health Center
Posted On 04/28/2023
TITLE: Occupational Therapist
POSITION STATUS/HOURS: Full-Time position (36-40 hours/week) Monday-Friday.
Department hours are Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Friday 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Benefit eligible position!
The licensed Occupational Therapist is responsible for the development and operation of occupational therapy treatment programs providing high skilled evaluations and patient care along with supervision of non-professions personnel in accordance with hospital policies and procedures. Our department also provides school district PT/OT services and a bonus would be a candidate with interest in DPI licensing for this line of service. The occupational therapist is part of a caring, dynamic team delivering PT and OT services to patients including neuro developmental school-based therapy.
- Perform services in home health, school, inpatient, swing-bed, and outpatient services as needed
- Perform assessments designed to gather data relevant to the patient’s individual needs. Use medical record, evaluate cognitive status, evaluate sensory status, assess neuromuscular status; evaluate range of motion; perform manual muscle test; evaluate posture; evaluate functional activities; interpret physiologic response; evaluate balance/coordination; age-specific assessments
- Develops patient care plan by utilizing physical agents, perform manual techniques, perform joint mobility techniques, exercises with or without equipment, provides adaptive equipment, manages burn/wound care, manages orthopedic patient.
- Organize clinical care: verbalize priorities of patient/resident care for assigned patient care load; describe routine shift care; give rationale for clinical decisions; revise patient care priorities as needed; demonstrate ability to adapt responses to unexpected events; delegate procedural activities appropriately; complete assignments within specified time frame; demonstrate team building behaviors; participate in patient care conferences
- Demonstrate effective communication to patient, co-workers, insurance companies, other disciplines within hospital, schools, and home health agencies
- Adhere to hospital safety policies and protocols
- Care for patients ages birth to geriatric
- Current Licensed Occupational Therapist in the State of Wisconsin
- Possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license
- Able to frequently transfer, lift, turn, or assist patient to or from bed, w/c, toilet or tubs. This requires the ability to push, pull, and lift 25 to 50 pounds unassisted
- Push/pull patients weighing 78 to 250 pounds in wheelchair or gerichairs. Reposition patients weighing 78 to 250 pounds in chairs and bed to perform therapy treatments, and patient comfort needs
- DPI license or willing to obtain (if OT work in school)
- Previous experience working with pediatric population preferred
HOW TO APPLY:
Internal applicants: Apply in the ADP Career Center by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday May 3, 2023.
External applicants Apply on-line at www.grantregional.com and submit updated resume. Interviews will begin as qualified applications are received.