Occupational Therapist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Ottawa, KS
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Rehabilitation Services
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Ottawa

Job Description


Occupational Therapist  AdventHealth Ottawa

Location Address: 1301 S. Main Street, Ottawa, KS 66067

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ottawa

  • Family friendly community
  • Excellent cost of living
  • Five major recreational lakes
  • Many annual events and festivals
  • Environment committed to patient care

Work Hours/Shift
FT Days
8:00am-5:30pm M/W/F
8:00am-3:00pm T/Th

You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Assesses patient ability to safely and effectively perform independent living skills
  • Designs appropriate plans of care, including type and frequency of treatment
  • Implements treatment plans using appropriate modalities
  • Documents patient progress
  • Plans and assists with patient discharge from therapy services and provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs
  • Oversees the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy technicians, according to established regulations and practice standards
  • Meets productivity standard as defined by department
  • Handles and disposes of hazardous waste following established protocol and consistently adheres to department's radiation dosimetry process, including meeting all badge return deadlines in a timely manner as required by facility or business unit.
  • Documents and charges patients progress accurately completely and timely
  • At least entry level competency of occupational therapy practice theory principle and applications as defined in competency department policies
  • Attends department meetings and education as required 
  • May assist with teaching clinical students
  • Uses measurable and objective terminology following standard practice insurance guideline and department procedures 
  • May assist when available to market Occupational therapy program in the hospital and community
  • Willingly adjust and adapt to changes in patient census by altering working hours to assist in other centers, programs as needed, approved and observed by manager
  • Performs other duties as assigned
What You Will Need:
  • Occupational Therapy License
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification 
  • Licensed in applicable state
  • May be asked to prepare reports and attend multidisciplinary case meetings to determine and review continuing treatments
  • Ability to perform standard diagnostics and examinations
  • Ability to collaborate and coordinate with other health care professionals in the management and implementation of care within and across care settings and communities
  • Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with patients and their family, hospital staff, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals
  • Charges patients accurately and timely according to insurance guidelines
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office  
  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
Job Summary:
Evaluates and treats patients with physical, emotional, cognitive, and/or psychosocial deficits

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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