The Hand Therapist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care including Examination, Evaluation, Diagnosis, Planning, Intervention and Establishing Outcomes.
This is a casual position located at the M Health Clinics and Surgery Center in Minneapolis, MN.
o Gathers pertinent data.
o Performs appropriate examination.
o Determines occupational therapy diagnosis.
o Analyzes data to identify needs and potential risks.
o Determines prognosis for recovery.
o Establishes goals with patient or caregiver.
o Implements and modifies plan of care based on reassessment and patient response.
o Coordinates care and communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team to achieve desire outcomes.
o Establishes appropriate discharge plan.
o Educates patient and family on appropriate care.
o Complies with standards of productivity and time management.
o Provides proper documentation of interventions provided and patient response.
o Uses acceptable medical terminology
o Follows professional practice standards
o Completes documentation in a timely manner per department standards
o Complies with department billing standards
o Meets or exceeds departmental standards for productivity
o Prioritizes tasks and patient care for effective time management
o Understands and follows professional licensure/certification requirements
o Directs appropriate team members and/or supervises students as designated
o Pursues personal and professional development to support clinical best practice
o Identifies opportunities for process /quality improvement
o Participates in and supports entity/system initiatives.
Organization Expectations, as applicable:
o Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.
o Communicates in a respective manner.
o Ensures a safe, secure environment.
o Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.
o Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.
o Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.
o Completes all required learning relevant to the role
o Complies with all relevant laws, regulation and policies
Current Licensure by state of Minnesota for Occupational Therapist or temporary license in the state of Minnesota or
Current licensure by state of Minnesota for Physical Therapist or temporary license in the state of Minnesota
Basic Life Support certification
Fairview Health Services