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Occupational Therapist - Carle BroMenn IP

Company: CARLE
Location: Saint Joseph
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Provides direct occupational therapy services to patients of all ages who are referred to the department. Selects appropriate evaluation procedures and develops individualized treatment programs to restore or maximize each patients functional skills. Serves as a clinical resource to staff, and assists the manager in the daily operations of the department as assigned.

  • Demonstrates ability to perform patient transfers with assistance as needed from bed, chair and floor.
  • If applicable is aware of and demonstrates safe and appropriate body mechanics to reduce the risk of injury to self, staff and patients.
  • Designs an appropriate plan of care that integrates goals, treatments, outcomes and discharge plan. Adjusts the care based on patient response and available evidence.
  • Educates patients, family, caregivers, students and other health care providers using relevant and effective teaching methods.
  • Evaluates clinical findings to determine physical therapy diagnoses and outcomes of care.
  • Performs examination, selecting reliable and valid examination methods relevant to the chief complaint, results of screening and history.
  • Screens patients using procedures to determine the effectiveness of and need for further therapy services, if appropriate.
  • Uses support personnel according to legal standards and ethical guidelines. Monitors the care delivered by support personnel and provides regular feedback.
  • Documents evaluations and plans of care according to department policy including goals, modifications of treatment plans and patients response to treatments.

Keywords: CARLE, Champaign , Occupational Therapist - Carle BroMenn IP, Healthcare , Saint Joseph, Illinois

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