Occupational Therapist - Orthopedic PT & Hand Clinic, 40 Hours/Week

Lakeland Healthcare Saint Joseph , MI 49085

Posted 2 months ago

INTERNAL LAKELAND ASSOCIATES - Please apply through Workday. External careers site is for Non Lakeland Associates only

Benefit eligible positions are those listed with 24 hours per week or more.

Job Details

Location:

St. Joseph, MI

Department:

Orthopedic PT & Hand Clinic

  • Manager Outpatient Rehabilitation

Status:

Full time

Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Hours:

M-TH 8:30-5:30, F 8:30-3:30

Job Summary

Responsible for observing, planning, organizing, administering, documenting and evaluating clients in order to coordinate specialized treatment programs for individuals who have physical, psychological or developmental problems. Directs therapeutic goal directed programs for clients who require specialized assistance in learning skills to enable them to lead independent, productive, and satisfying lives. Oversees the work of students and volunteers, following one year of clinical experience.

  • Evaluates client's physical and psychosocial strengths and limitations to establish a therapeutic treatment plan to gain a desired function or mental response. Administers occupational therapy treatment to clients according to AOTA Standards of Practice and department guidelines.

    Maintains and completes accurate documentation of department records and reports. Assures effective communication processes regarding Occupational Therapy treatment. Maintains commitment to professional growth and competency.

    Contributes to the efficient and productive operation of the assigned department. Promotes Lakeland Healthcare philosophy to ensure quality care and guest relations. Committed to the continuous improvement of the patient experience which includes patient safety, quality of care and excellent service. Adheres to the organization's published values.

Requirements

Education:

Certifications:

  • Occupational Therapist
  • State of Michigan, BCLS Certification

  • AHA

Skills:

Additional Job Details

Physical Requirements:

Continuously: Lifting/exerting force: 0-10 lbs., Use of hands to grasp/handle/feel, Vision, Vision-color, Hearing, Speaking,

Frequently: Standing, Walking, Lifting/exerting force: 11-25 lbs., Stoop/kneel/crouch/crawl, Bending, Squatting

Occasionally: Sitting, Lifting/exerting force: 26-51 lbs., Climb/balance, Operating a motor vehicle


  • Skills: Must be able to develop professional rapport with all clients.

    Must possess the ability to communicate professionally and effectively in all interactions. Must possess interpersonal skills sufficient to interact effectively with sick and/or anxious patients of all ages in order to gain their participation and allay apprehensions. Must be able to provide effective instruction to patients, family members, and care providers.

To guide client's rehabilitation to successful, functional outcomes. Must possess analytical abilities and sound Occupational Therapy knowledge necessary for the effective formulation of treatment plans, implementation of care and appropriate documentation regarding patient's condition.

  • Abilities: Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to, evenings, weekends, extended shifts and/or extra shifts, various locations, sometimes on short notice.

  • Environmental Conditions: Potential exposure to fumes, dust, gases, and odors.

    Frequent changes in temperature may occur. Possibility of exposure to communicable diseases.

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