Occupational Therapist- Acute Rehab, Full Time

North Mississippi Medical Center   Tupelo, MS   Full-time     Occupational Therapy
Posted on December 11, 2021
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Supervisory:
  • Delegates authority to COTA's and Technicians
Clinical:
  • Maintains productivity level at department target
  • Evaluates and establishes treatment plan for any patient referred to Occupational Therapy
  • Remains competent in the following areas: Evaluation skills, Therapeutic exercise, ADL training, Cognitive skills, Wheelchair transfers, Splinting, Modalities as appropriate for Occupational Therapist
  • Attends and provides continuing education in-servicing
  • Serves as mentor for new employee(s) or volunteers
  • Serves as clinical instructor after one year of experience as a clinician
  • Completes documentation according to all regulations and in a timely manner
  • To meet patient care needs you may be required to cover other areas of rehab within the limits and scope of your clinical competencies
Budget:
  • Remains within monthly budget when ordering equipment and supplies
  • Charges patients appropriately and in a timely manner for treatment and equipment
Other:
  • Must be competent in use of computer for documentation and charging purposes
Requirements:
  • Must have at least a Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Must hold a current Mississippi License
  • Must be certified in CPR
  • Must demonstrate competency in assessment and treatment of the following areas where applicable: Neonates/Infants, Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, and Geriatrics