Occupational Therapist-PRN at Holy Cross

Posted in Other 18 days ago.

Location: Silver Spring, Maryland

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Part time



General Summary:

Responsible for assessing and treating patients referred for occupational therapy in an effective and professional manner while adhering to Maryland State law and the American Occupational Therapy Association Code of Ethics. Collaborates with physicians, medical professionals, staff and families to ensure quality of care. Therapists provide assessment and care for patients of all ages from neonates through the geriatric patients. Additional training may be required to work with special programs, procedures or specified groups of patients as determined by department guidelines and best practice.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):

Current licensure by the Maryland State Board.

CPR certified within probationary period.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

Graduate of an accredited school with a M.S. or B.S. degree in Occupational Therapy

Successful completion of at least six months supervised, full time fieldwork approved by the educational institution granting the degree.

Adheres to the AOTA Code of Ethics

Reads, writes, speaks, and comprehends the English language

Must be able to work weekends and holidays

Must be willing and able to become proficient on basic computer systems utilized for documentation, scheduling and charging systems

Working Conditions:

Physical Requirements: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Ability to lift patients up to 35 pounds.

Visual Acuity: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Environmental Conditions: The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals. The worker is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.

Reporting Relationship:

Reports to and is evaluated by the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Manager

Assumes accountability and responsibility for the supervision of students, volunteers, and aides within the scope of the discipline.

  • Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.