Function as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Perform Occupational Therapy interventions in a variety of settings including: Outpatient clinics, but can also within Acute Care, IP Acute Rehab under the instruction of the Occupational Therapist. Patient populations served include pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric in both orthopedic and neurologic populations. Provide patient/family education. Perform appropriate documentation in electronic medical record. Participate in patient care conferences/ staffing as appropriate. Supervise Occupational Therapist Assistants students and Rehab Aides.
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.
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Basic UPH Performance Criteria
Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.
Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Preferred or Specialized
Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Certificate or Associates degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant program.
No experience required.
Prefer 2 years’ experience as a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
Current IA and IL Physical Therapy licensure (or eligible).
Current CPR certification.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrate strong sense of teamwork.
Demonstrate strong multicultural sensitivity.
Ability to take initiative, appropriate independent judgement, exercise accountability, adaptability, flexibility, and collaboration.
Use of usual and customary equipment to perform essential functions of the position.
Working knowledge of Epic.