Occupational Therapist (PRN)
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Evaluates and treats patient populations for therapy needs.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Performs and documents initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition.
2. Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient/family according to their capabilities and desires.
3. Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits.
4. Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services and treatment setting.
5. Provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.
6. Supervises and delegates the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy technicians according to established licensing laws, state regulations and practice standards.
Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy. Preferred: Master's degree in Occupational Therapy.
Required Experience: At least one year experience.
Licenses and Certifications: Current licensure with Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies to practice Occupational Therapy. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.
Skills and Abilities: Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and take appropriate action. Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
Days are variable based upon department need.
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Variable dependent upon need