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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/25/2019
Job Category:
Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapist
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Good Shepherd Rehab | Allentown, PA
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Job Description

Department

Legend - Occupational Therapy

Account

1

Schedule

Half Time 25 (25-29 hrs/wk)

Shift

Day Shift

Hours

TBD

Job Details

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

OT - Occupational Therapist

1 year preferred

* JOB SUMMARY
* Facilitates restoration of function and prevention of physical disabilities for patients with rehabilitation needs and/or physical disabilities by planning and administering medically prescribed occupational therapy.




* ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
* IDENTIFIES PATIENT REHABILITATION CARE REQUIREMENTS
* By assessing patient condition upon order of physician and at regular intervals during assigned shift
* integrating patient information to facilitate holistic patient care.






* PLANS, IMPLEMENTS AND EVALUATES REHABILITATIVE CARE
* By setting goals, collaborating and communicating with health-care team, patients and families
* acting on physician's order and patient need in a timely manner


* documenting interventions and responses


* revising care plans based on patient response.






* PROVIDES INFORMATION TO PATIENTS AND HEALTHCARE TEAM
* By meeting them
* providing educational information in conjunction with direct care providers related to treatments, procedures, and continuing care requirements; answering questions and requests.






* MONITORS DELIVERY OF CARE
* By completing patient rounds
* documenting care


* identifying process improvements leading to desired care outcomes


* intervening to overcome deviations in the expected plan of care


* reviewing the plan with patients in conjunction with direct care providers


* maintaining ongoing communication with care management regarding variances from the care plan or transfer/discharge plan.






* ASSURES QUALITY OF CARE
* By fostering practices that adhere to the hospital's philosophy, goals and standards of care; measuring outcomes against patient care goals and standards
* making or recommending necessary adjustments


* adhering to applicable licensure regulations, government regulations and other accreditation standards.






* PROTECTS SELF, CO-WORKERS, AND PATIENTS
* By interpreting and implementing policies and procedures to prevent the spread of blood borne and/or airborne diseases
* by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, and equipment cleaning and storage procedures.






* RESPECTS PATIENTS
* By recognizing their rights
* providing emotional, psycho-social, and spiritual support


* maintaining confidentiality.






* MAINTAINS SAFE AND CLEAN WORKING ENVIRONMENT
* By complying with procedures, rules and regulations
* calling for assistance from support personnel, keeping patient rooms and therapy areas in a neat and orderly fashion


* cleaning assigned equipment or areas according to procedure.






* ENSURES OPERATION OF EQUIPMENT
* By following manufacturers' instructions
* troubleshooting malfunctions


* processing requisitions for repair


* maintaining equipment inventories


* evaluating new equipment and techniques.






* MAINTAINS SUPPLIES INVENTORY
* By checking stock to determine inventory level
* anticipating needed supplies


* placing and expediting orders for supplies


* verifying receipt of supplies


* using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.






* MAINTAINS PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE
* By attending educational workshops
* reviewing professional publications


* establishing personal networks


* participating in professional societies


* maintaining BLS


* attending required annual in-services


* attending at least 80% of staff meetings


* documenting professional development on associate education record


* conducting annual learning sessions in collaboration with clinical educator, identifies learning needs and seeks professional improvement.






* CONTRIBUTES TO THE TEAM EFFORT
* By accomplishing related results as needed, follows through on delegated tasks, responds to coworkers requests for assistance, demonstrates behaviors as defined by the GSSH-A code of conduct and acts as a resource and/or leader when the need arises.




* PROMOTES THE DEVELOPMENT OF GOOD SHEPHERD AS A SYSTEM
* By volunteering as a representative of Good Shepherd at community events
* acting as a preceptor for new associates or students


* communicating performance outcomes and results


* responding to change in a constructive, positive manner.








* QUALIFICATIONS
* To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* Education
* Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy required




* Work Experience
* 1 year of acute care experience preferred




* Licenses / Certifications
* Occupational Therapist license required


* Basic Life Support / CPR, as a healthcare provider, per the American Heart Association required




* Skills and Abilities
* Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced environment.


* Excellent interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy.


* Proven written and verbal communication skills.


* Ability to initiate, accept and adapt to change.









GOOD SHEPHERD'S UNIVERSAL FLU PROGRAM

As a health-care provider, we have a professional and ethical obligation to protect our patients and residents from developing further complications.

To protect our patients and residents, Good Shepherd requires influenza (flu) vaccinations for all Associates, licensed independent practitioners, contracted, agency and temporary employees, students and volunteers.

Good Shepherd is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law.

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