Wednesday , April 17 2024

Banner Jobs – Occupational Therapist

Website Banner Health

Job Description:

This position is responsible for the evaluation, planning, administration and supervision of Occupational Therapy treatment in accordance with physician referral, state and local organizational standards, regulatory agencies, and established departmental policies and procedures. This position demonstrates the clinical competence and knowledge necessary to provide treatment appropriate to the age of the patients served.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates patient’s functional abilities and limitations. Determines if intervention is needed. Establishes a plan of care and treatment goals..
  • Completes comprehensive evaluation within the established time frame set by the department. Identifies and prioritizes key limiting factors.
  • Establishes treatment goals that are functional, measurable, patient related and reflect the key limiting factors. Collaborates with patient and family/caregiver when setting goal Initiates discharge planning. Recommends additions to or modifications of referring orders.
  • Implements individualized treatment plan with consideration to the patient’s physical, social, spiritual, cultural, educational and age specific needs. Provides skilled treatment in a safe manner.. Assesses ongoing effectiveness of treatment and modifies plan of care as indicated. Involves patient and family/caregiver in the treatment and decision making process. Provides ongoing education to physician, nurse, patient, family/caregiver, and interdisciplinary team.
  • Documents according to standards set by the department and regulatory agencies. Documents legibly. Completes documentation within the established time frames of the department. Documents innovative and individualized treatment techniques/plan. Documentation reflects comprehensive assessment of patient’s progress or lack of progress. Treatment goals are reassessed according to department policies
  • Communicates pertinent patient information to ensure the best possible follow through of care. Communicates evaluation/treatment results and patient progress to physicians, nurses, patient, family/caregiver, co-workers and the interdisciplinary team. Communicates in a clear and timely manner. Accepts responsibility to contact physicians for routine or difficult problem solving to ensure optimal patient outcome. Defends treatment rationale with standard practices and/or current literature

Job Requirements:

  • Must have successfully completed the academic requirements of an educational program in occupational therapy approved by the appropriate governing board. Must possess a current Occupational Therapy license from the State of practice.
  • Must have the ability to become proficient with computer software applications commonly used in an automated patient care environment.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Relates throughout the interview process their clinical competency, experience, training and education they have received that is required to perform the job. Demonstrates through behaviors and answers to job related experiential questions.
  • Current license from state of practice. BLS certification required.
  • Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Job Details:

Company: Banner Health

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Santa Ana, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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