UnityPoint Health

Occupational Therapist-Full Time Days - Inpatient Therapy

Requisition ID
2022-105656
Category
Therapy
Location
US-IL-Rock Island
Address
2701 17th St
Affiliate
6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
City
Rock Island
Department
Occupational Therapy- RI
State
IL
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
days, weekends
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

Occupational Therapist  - Hiring immediately!

 

UnityPoint Health QC Trinity - Rock Island IL 

 

Full Time 1.0 FTE - Day Shift 

 

 

The Occupational Therapist works Under the direct supervision of the Manager of Rehabilitation, functions as a member of the Occupational Therapy Services team. Establishes treatment plans for a variety of patient diagnosis; treats patients in a variety of settings, provides patient/family education; performs necessary documentation and supervises supportive personnel.

 

 

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment. 

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org

Responsibilities

  •  Demonstrates competence in the skills, (processes, procedures, and equipment) necessary to carry out assigned duties as identified below. Demonstrated competence in recognizing and responding to patients physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs should be evaluated in relation to the patient populations served as appropriate for each responsibility.
  • Upon receiving physician's referral, interprets order, performs patient evaluations in a timely manner, accurately, thoroughly, and within professional standards and in accordance with diagnosis and circumstances.
  • Completes patient documentation for evaluation, progress, and discharge reports in a timely manner and according to documentation policy. Reports are comprehensive, clear, and concise and follow established guidelines.
  • Provides quality patient treatment according to physician's referral, patient needs, and professional and departmental standards.
  • Fabrication/fitting of splints, therapeutic garments, adaptive equipment.
  • Provide home or community based services. Provide services as contracted to other agencies. Use of modalities, therapeutic equipment, and specialized techniques.
  • Work with rehabilitation, burns, peds, hands, in-patients, out-patients, home care, skilled nursing unit, outside contracts, specialized evaluations (i.e. driver's evaluations, wheelchair evaluations, Lympedema), and any other program or service the department offers to the outpatient clinics.
  • Plans, directs, and supervises treatment as needed on assigned patients which is performed by COTAs, OTAs, or other OTRs and communicates as needed to promote continuity of care throughout the system. Provides instructions to patient and/or family members which are clear, meaningful, and comprehensive.
  • Attends and contributes to patient care staffings. Attends and contributes to departmental and hospital wide meetings and professional activities as appropriate. Provides quality training and supervision of students and volunteers as assigned.
  • Participates in public relations, marketing activities, program development and other projects. Participates in Quality Assurance, program eval, and other monitoring activities as needed.

 

Qualifications

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: B.S. or B.A. or entry level Masters Degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy program. Experience in physical disabilities and/or pediatrics preferred.

 

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: Must have communication skills to adequately express ideas verbally and in writing. Must have interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with patients, physicians, team members, co-workers and the public. Must be able to drive, travel, and transport patients as needed, using vehicles according to policy.

 

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Current registration as an Occupational Therapist by the American Occupational Therapy Association required. Current license or temporary license in IA and/or IL required.

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