Masters degree in OT from an accredited school of occupational therapy or enry level equivalent.
2years of clinicalexperienceas an OT in acute care
This position is a combination of 24 hours a week, Inpatient Acute and 16 hours a week, Outpatient Orthopedics.
Six elective professional development activities (including clinical education, professional presentations, journal reviews, mentoring, etc as defined by PM and R Department policy) specific to OT service delivery in acute care. Meets the annual requirement for stroke education (2 hours per year) for OT's working with adults with stroke Strong interpersonal skills Strong communication and teaching skills Licensed or eligible in the state of Illinois Lifts 25 to 50 pounds occasionally and 10 to 25 pounds frequently. Carries 5~10 pounds frequently. This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 08/01/2014. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance.
For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis. A level II Occupational Therapist demonstrates clinical competence with more complex and difficult patients. He or she has developed clinical expertise in a particular program area or diagnosis and readily shares new information with others in the department. He or she assists with program development and education for PM and R staff and staff throughout AIMMC. Accountabilities: Patient and Family Education Discharge Planning Daily Operations Student and Staff Development Provision of Patient Care Evaluation and Goal Setting Documentation