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Occupational Therapist - I/P Acute

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

***OFFERING A $5000 SIGN-ON BONUS*** Major Responsibilities:

  • Provision of Patient Care
  • Patient Assessment
  • Documentation
  • Daily Operations
  • Patient / Family / Community Education
  • Discharge PlanningLicensure:
    • Eligible for licensure to practice in Illinois
    • CPR Certification BCLS Education/Experience Required:
      • Masters degree in Occupational Therapy (or Bachelors degree for graduates prior to 2007) from an accredited school.
      • Maintains continuing education requirements as mandated by professional standardsKnowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
        • Good interpersonal and communication skills
        • Competent in a variety of diagnostic and treatment techniques
        • Recognizes needs and behaviors of specific age groups of patients treatedPhysical Requirements and Working Conditions:
          • May be exposed to hazardous materials and life-threatening diseases.
          • Direct contact with body fluids.
          • Ability to assist, escort, transfer, and respond to patient needs for extended periods of time.
          • Required to work approximately 1 weekend per month and/ or evenings.
          • Required to work a minimum of one of the 6 observed holidays or the day prior to or after the holiday per calendar year.
          • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Oak Lawn , Occupational Therapist - I/P Acute, Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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