LindenGrove Communities
  • WK: Rehabilitation
  • New Berlin, WI, USA
  • PRN/In House Pool

ATTENTION OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS AND CERTIFIED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS! 

JOIN THE LINDENGROVE FAMILY AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF OTHERS.

Job Summary: Provides treatment and evaluation upon physician referral according to the American Occupational Therapy Association and facility standards/procedures. Provides comprehensive management and treatment to clients to improve quality of life. This is achieved via by assisting in the improvement of and/or the prevention of decline in functional ADL, motor and cognitive skills. These skills may be impaired by disease, developmental delay, aging process or trauma.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

Demonstrates the ability to respond with tact and proper conduct when dealing with residents, the public, families, physicians and fellow employees.

Provide/give support to residents and significant others, including establishing a rapport, in order to counsel residents and significant others concerning the condition and treatment of the resident.

Maintain/develop a high level of skills and competency in the field of occupational therapy in order to incorporate new skills and technology into the duties of this position.

Records/documents evaluation and progress according to LindenGrove and departmental quality indicators, protocols and generally accepted standards of practice.

Essential function listed in order of importance:

1.      Patient Evaluation and treating patients (75% of the time)

2.      Participating in patient/family education

3.      Documentation/interdisciplinary communication

4.      Staffing/discharge planning

5.      Screenings

Supervisory Responsibilities for OTs:

Directly supervises Rehabilitation Assistants and Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Education, Training and Experience for OTs:

Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy program or completion of the AOTA career mobility program, or graduate of a World Federation of Occupational Therapy WFOT-approved occupational therapy program; successful completion of a minimum of six months, Level II Fieldwork experience: successful completion of AOTA Certification Examination for Occupational Therapist-Registered. Current AOTA certification: licensed as an occupation therapist where required by state law.

Education, Training and Experience for COTAs:

  • Education:   Graduate of an approved Occupational Therapist Assistant training program (two year Associate Degree).
  • Experience: Completion of a clinical affiliation in an accredited facility and one month of on-the-job-exposure.
  • Certification: State licensure and AOTA Certification.

 

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