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Occupational Therapist I - O/P Acute Therapy (part-time Peds)

Company: advocate aurora health
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

OFFERING A $2500 SIGN-ON BONUS Position Requirements: Position will provide pediatric occupational therapyoutpatient services with weekend coverage for inpatient services Bachelors degree from an accredited school.Eligible for licensure to practice in Illinois as an OTR/LCurrent BCLS CertificationMaintains continuing education requirements as mandated by professional standardsGood interpersonal and communication skillsCompetent in a variety of diagnostic and treatment techniquesRecognizes needs and behaviors of specific age groups of patients treatedMay be exposed to hazardous materials and life-threatening diseases.Direct contact with body fluids.Pushing pulling lifting and transferring patients. Ability to lift very heavy weight requirements according to Department of Labor definitions.Ability to assist escort transfer and respond to patient needs for extended periods of time.Required to work on weekends holidays and/or early evening hours as assigned based on department guidelines.Off campus locations as assigned.This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 08/01/2014. 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.Purpose:Provides direct occupational therapy services to patients of Pediatric ages birth to adolescents who are referred to the department. Selects appropriate evaluation procedures and develops individualized treatment programs to restore or maximize each patient`s functional skills.Accountabilities:Performance and implementation of Occupational Therapy programs for patients in a thorough and timely manner in accordance with established departmental and professional standards and procedures.Daily OperationsUnderstanding the impact of managed care

Keywords: advocate aurora health, Oak Lawn , Occupational Therapist I - O/P Acute Therapy (part-time Peds), Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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