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Occupational Therapist Per Diem Days Position Summary
Organizes and conducts occupational therapy programs. Directs patient participation in selected tasks to resort, reinforce and enhance performance. Functions as an interdisciplinary team member providing patient assessment/re-assessment, direct patient care, and individualized care planning/implementation. Provides quality occupational therapy services according to the principles and practices of occupational therapy.
Occupational Therapist Per Diem Days Responsibilities
Assess patient needs for occupational therapy in a timely fashion; completes initial evaluation in accordance with the policies and procedures of the department. Documents patient care efficiently and effectively..
Develops and maintains long and short-term treatment goals that are functional and measurable for each patient.
Re-evaluates and modifies treatment programs as warranted..
Integrates information, prioritizes needs, involves patient/family in planning process.
Provides education to patients, caregivers, and other appropriate personnel regarding the patient's status recommendations.
Utilizes the most appropriate form of treatment provided with the highest level of care.
Maintains and upgrades skills in the field by retaining membership in relevant professional organizations, attending educational workshops/conferences, self-study, inservices etc.
Achieves departmental productivity standards to ensure the availability of patient care.
Directs occupational therapy care provided by assistants and non-licensed staff; provides supervision, instruction when indicated in a positive, encouraging manner..
Completes checklist which includes annual and periodic competency requirements.
Communicates observations, facts and comments with interdisciplinary team members, individually, and through team meetings as appropriate. .
Follows policies and procedures including those that govern confidentiality, objectives, quality assurance and improvement programs, risk management/safety, environment and infection control standards.
Monitors equipment inventory, operation status, repairs, supplies and ensures that necessary tasks are completed to maintain the patient care area..
Performs all aspects of job in compliance with hospital policy related to business ethics/business practices.
Attends meetings as required.
Communicates with medical and allied health personnel regarding patientâ��s progress, needs and discharge planning.
Participates in medical and nursing staff education to improve the quality of patient care.
Other related job tasks or responsibilities as assigned
THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST PER DIEM DAYS CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelorâ��s Degree from an Accredited Program in Occupational Therapy.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: One year.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Licensure and Registration in Arizona. CPR Certification.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Excellent customer service skills. Strong interpersonal skills to interact positively and effectively with patients, families and physicians.
Job: Occupational Therapy
Primary Location: Glendale, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Arrowhead Campus
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.