In collaboration with patients and families, the occupational therapist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care within scope of practice. This includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis, planning, intervention and establishing outcomes.
This position would be part of the Outpatient Pediatric Therapy team in New Hope, including PT, OT and Speech.
Working late afternoon/early evening appointments wth children of all ages. Feeding experience preferred.
Opportunities exist to cross train to pediatrics in the Maple Grove clinic location also.
This position is benefit and PTO eligible and will be authorized for 48-64 hours per two week pay period (to be determined at time of hire)
The occupational therapist partners with the patient and family while performing evaluation/re-evaluation
Gathers pertinent data
Determines treatment diagnosis
Develops an individualized plan of care through coordination with the patient and family
Analyzes data to identify needs and potential risks
Determines prognosis for recovery
Establishes individualized goals with patient and/or caregiver
Individualizes plan of care considering developmental level and cultural differences
Implements and modifies plan of care based on reassessment and patient response
Coordinates care and communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team for all aspects of patient care
Establishes appropriate discharge plan
Partners with patients and families to provide skilled intervention
Implements plan of care
Alters treatment/plan of care to reflect change in patient status and response to treatment
Assesses patient and/or caregiver learning needs and provides appropriate education
Prioritizes tasks and patient care for effective time management
Understands and follows professional licensure/certification requirements
Directs team members and/or supervises students as designated
Pursues personal and professional development to support clinical best practice
License/Certification/Registration Occupational Therapy Licensure in State of Minnesota or temporary license in State of Minnesota Current BLS (AHA or American Red Cross) certification is also required.
Education Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy and work history will include 1 year of post-graduate OT experience. Experience 1-3 years experience is preferred License /Certification/Registration Certification with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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