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Occupational Therapist

Sturgis, SD Full time 21_2013

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Job Category

Rehabilitation

Department

STH Occupational Therapy

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

Job Summary

Provides evaluation and direct patient care to individuals of all ages with the goal of maximizing their function and independence, with appropriate documentation of that care. Carries out other operational duties for the Rehab Services department as indicated. Provides occupational therapy services to outreach sites as indicated.

Job Description

Essential Functions:
●Uses appropriate critical thinking and judgment in the provision of care. Performs all aspects of treatment based on accepted national, departmental and evidence-based standards. Provides treatment that meets or exceeds departmental outcome standards.
●Documents in a timely, accurate manner which supports medical necessity in accordance with department standards.
●Submits required paperwork for billing, accurate charges and authorizations. Demonstrates appropriate use of time management according to departmental productivity standards.
●Demonstrates initiative in individual professional development. Completes all education required by the Regional Health system and for licensure/certification in a timely manner. Actively promotes the profession within Regional Health and to the outside community.
●Provides supervision according to state, federal and professional association standards.
●Incorporates and educates patient, family and caregivers in treatment, goal setting and discharge planning as appropriate.
●All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:

Education - Bachelors: Occupational Therapy
Certification - Occupational Therapist (OT) - South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners

Preferred:

Education - Masters: Occupational Therapy

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - 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.

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