Job Description

Location: Carney Hospital
Posted Date: 4/16/2024
Job Type: Part Time Benefit Eligible
Department: 0401.73010 OPERATIONS ADMIN

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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Provide treatment therapy and care to patients admitted to Psychiatry, ranging in age from adolescence to geriatrics and must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of human growth and development and apply this knowledge in the assessment and treatment of patients throughout the life span. The OTR will work hand and hand with COTA staff as requested and will assist with daily responsibilities of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program.


  • Ability to assess and treat all patients admitted to Psychiatry both individually and in group settings.
  • Implementation of OT admission evaluation and standardized assessment tools.
  • Implementation of the group process and group dynamics. Must be able to run 3-4 groups daily and grade groups as needed to accommodate client’s needs.
  • Communicate and collaborate with OT team to effectively report findings and client progress in teams.
  • Review of client goals, interventions and progress notes daily and weekly.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Assume initiative for continued professional growth.
  • Must be able to work weekends and be on a holiday rotation.
  • Maintains proper, accurate, and timely records of treatment, progress, and discharge summaries.
  • Plans and directs groups in the patient milieu as directed by department manager.
  • Communicates with medical staff and other disciplines, as appropriate.
  • Assists with the assessment of the quality and appropriateness of care in accordance with the hospital performance improvement plan.
  • Demonstrates clinical reasoning skills.
  • Assisting in training new staff and mentoring students
  • Expands qualifications by participating in advancement through own professional development organization, educational opportunities offered by the hospital, or instruction for other educational programs.
  • Regularly attends and participates in team and/or departmental meetings and activities.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relations, boundaries, and organizational skills.
  • Welcomes patients/customers/employees in a warm, friendly manner.
  • Ensures that the dignity of the patient/customer/employee is always maintained.
  • Demonstrates safe and effective use of equipment.
  • Effective and timely documentation of group notes, 1:1 treatment notes, evaluations, assessments, and progress notes.
  • Assist with acuity on behavioral units and de-escalation techniques to support patients and milieu.
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

1. Commits to recognize and respect cultural diversities for all customers (internal and external).

2. Communicates effectively with internal and external customers with respect of differences in cultures, values, beliefs and ages, utilizing interpreters when needed.


  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to clients with psychiatric diagnosis from group to individual treatment interventions.
  • Thorough knowledge of the group process and group dynamics.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of human growth and development across the life span.
  • Possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s requirements relative to age and culturally specific needs.
  • Effective communication and written skills.
  • Demonstrates compassionate and client centered care.
  • Thorough knowledge of client safety and HIPAA.
  • Ability to perform essential functions without posing a direct threat to patients and other staff.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others on a team with a positive attitude.
  • Ability to manage and function in a fast paced and busy environment.
  • Ability to manage within a flexible schedule and adapt to changes in the moment.
  • Ability to work independently with excellent organizational and sound decision-making skills.
  • Ability to read, hear, write, speak and comprehend English.
  • Willing to train in continuing education annually.


  1. Education: Graduate of accredited Occupational Therapy Program; Bachelor’s Degree or higher.
  2. Experience: Minimum of psychosocial clinical fieldwork experience and 1 year experience preferred in a behavioral health or similar setting.
  3. Certification/Licensure: Massachusetts Occupational Therapy license with current registration and certification; Must be certified in CPR.
  4. Other: Immunization records must be up to date.

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