Occupational Therapist

Occupational TherapyOccupational Therapy Dalton, Georgia


Description

Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards

 

Title:  Occupational Therapist   554346301
Department:  Rehabilitation Care
Reports To:  Occupational Therapy Supervisor
Shift: 8:00am-5:00pm / Monday-Friday (Occasional Weekends)
Status: Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for the evaluation, treatment planning, and treatment implementation of all assigned patients of all age populations.  Responsible for completion of all necessary documentation related to patient care and rehab care department projects and operating procedures / tasks.  Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served.  Must demonstrate knowledge of the principals of growth and development and assess data reflective of the patient’s current status in relation to their age specific needs.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Graduate of an accredited college of Occupational Therapy.

Licensure:  NBCOT certification required; must be licensed or eligible in State of Georgia

Experience:  May be new graduate.

Skills:  BLS CPR.  Ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient’s needs that are age appropriate. Ability to select proper instrumentation/supplies appropriate for age group of patient served.


ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS

May work in outpatient department, inpatient department, community events, or at industrial sites.  May be required to work a flexible schedule.  Exposure to hazardous chemicals and equipment found in a typical therapy setting.  Rotates weekend and holiday coverage for department.

 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL EFFORT

Required to display characteristics consistent with registration requirements and ethical practice in Occupational Therapy.  Must be able to physically assist with patient transfers, perform bending, reaching activities and be able to tolerate moderate amount of stress.