Occupational Therapist

Job ID: J125066
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: West Penn Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
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GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Evaluates and treats patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits which impact their abilities to successfully perform independent living skills; coordinates work performed by support personnel; effectively communicates and collaborates with patients, families and members of the healthcare team.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition and establishes goals and plan of care, which are appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient/family according to their capabilities and desires.
  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard, and possibly specialized, occupational therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.
  • Completes documentation to comply with department, hospital, and regulatory standards.
  • Participates in departmental initiatives for operational improvement including committees and educational offerings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university.
  • Current state licensure as an Occupational Therapist or eligible.
  • National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree.
  • Current driver's license may be required.

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