Posted in Other 18 days ago.
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland
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
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.
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.