Job ID: 64005
Area of Interest: Allied Health
Location: Glen Burnie, MD US
Hours of Work: Approx. 8A-430P M-F
Job Facility: UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
What You Will Do:
The Occupational Therapist will render occupational therapy services to inpatients/residents and outpatients, planning and conducting screening/assessment, developing treatment plans, delivering or supervising the delivery of treatment intervention and education for the purpose of enhancing insight into disease; directing the patient's/resident's participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance the physical and mental performance, learning, skill development and productivity to improve self-care, cognitive and psychosocial skills and abilities, and improve the patient's/resident's overall functional status in the home/work/community environment, and to diminish or correct pathology/deformity including the fabrication of orthotics. The Occupational Therapist will function as a multidisciplinary team member within the hospital/rehab facility/psychiatric units, and in interactions with other health care providers. Patients/residents served include all age groups (Infant through Adult-Geriatric), but primarily Adult-Geriatric.
What You Need to Be Successful:
BS in Occupational Therapy, or graduation from an educational program accredited by AOTA or equivalent required. MS degree preferred.
Possesses current Maryland state license, or is eligible. One year of acute/subacute experience in adult neuromuscular/musculoskeletal dysfunction, and splinting in an acute/subacute/outpatient care environment preferred. Mental Health focus one year recent experience in a clinical psychiatric setting as evidenced by academic training and clinical experience in adult psychiatric disorders required.
Previous experience using a business office suite, such as Microsoft Office, is required. Weekend Staff/Float Pool 1 year of acute care experience is required. Current BLS certification or obtained prior to providing direct patient care.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The University Of Maryland Medical System