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Posted:
10/7/2015
Job Category:
Occupational Therapy
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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST -SS
Presence Health | Kankakee, Illinois
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 3642

Location: PLC Heritage Village

Location Address:
901 North Entrance Avenue, Kankakee, IL  60901-2026 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating
FLSA: E

 

SUMMARY

 

Provides direct rehab care in occupational therapy to residents upon physician referral in accordance with all laws, regulations, and standards.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate

  • Serves as a liaison to patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs

  • Possess the ability to make independent decisions using good reasoning skills and judgement when circumstances warrant such action

  • Knowledgeable of rehab practices and procedures, as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing rehab functions in the long-term care facility

  • Possess willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel

  • Ability to implement company policies, programs, goals, objectives, including the procedures of the Rehab department.
  • Ability to assist in the evacuation of patients

  • Exercise good body mechanics at all times

  • Ability to follow occupational therapy treatment plans for patients (i.e., activities of daily living)

  • Ability to establish, assess, and modify realistic, measurable, timely, and functional goals

  • Ability to oversee and evaluate care given by OTAs, Rehab Aides, and students

  • Ability to document therapy evaluation and treatments accurately and timely

  • Ability to utilize therapy software and operate therapy equipment appropriately and accurately

  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

  • Ability to communicate and function in an interdisciplinary team

Business Unit: PLC Senior Services
Department Name: Development HVL

About Presence Health

HealthPresence has been developing quality, custom-designed medical websites since 1995, longer than any other medical website development company! And unlike those other companies, we don't crank out "cookie cutter" websites using templates. Every one of our sites is designed by a human artist specifically for that client.

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