Occupational Therapist- REQ 32551- 24 hour day shift
Qualifications: Licensed as Occupational Therapist as required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Previous experience as direct care provider in an inpatient setting. Current certification in Basic Cardiopulmonary Life Support.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to perform the following: prolonged standing and walking; lifting of supplies up to 40 pounds; pushing/pulling; grasping; reaching; squatting; kneeling; repetitive procedures; ability to perform or assist witht transfer of a patient up to 150 pounds.
Obtains all appropriate information from patient, medical records and/or interview. Consults with physicians and other caregivers as needed. Chooses and utilizes appropriate evaluation tests and tools while maintaining the safety of the patient. Sets measurable goals inclusive of patient/family goals and expectations. Establishes appropriate treatment plan based on results of subjective and objective assessment and precautions. Monitors physiological and psychological responses of treatment and revises treatment plan and goals appropriately and in a timely manner. Provides education/instruction to patient/family and other health care providers. At discharge, makes appropriate recommendations for equipment, HEP, self –care management, and continued services. Documentation is consistently timely, legible, and accurate.