Occupational Therapist - School ST

Occupational Therapist - School ST

02 May 2024
Michigan, Holland, 49422 Holland USA

Occupational Therapist - School ST

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for performingclient evaluations, developing and providing occupational therapy services, anddocumenting services in accordance with the plan of care developed for eachpatient.

Weekly pay and benefits offered

Full-time or Part-time


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides skilled occupational therapy services/interventionsin accordance with physician orders

Reevaluates client for rehabilitation needs, and works incollaboration with the physician and other members of the healthcare team tomodify the plan of care as appropriate

Assesses patient needs, plans for, evaluates and modifiescare to meet goals of Occupational Therapy Interventions

Collaborates with all disciplines to plan and evaluate teamgoals for each patient

Instructs patient/family/caregivers on patient's totaloccupational therapy program

Advises, consults and instructs members of themulti-disciplinary team in specific occupational therapy modalities

Observes and reports patient progress and/or changes inpatient status to physician and appropriate multi-disciplinary team members

Refers individual to other disciplines as deemed appropriateand as approved by the physician

Teaches new skills or retrains clients in once-familiardaily activities that have become difficult or unfamiliar due to illness orinjury

Establishes equipment needs to facilitate independent living

Instructs individual and/or family/caregiver in the use ofvarious types of adaptive equipment to improve function; ensures equipment isin good working order

Trains individual and/or family/caregiver in use ofprosthetic and/or orthotic devices

Performs work capacity evaluations and may refer individualto specialized vocational training in accordance with policy and regulations

Provides accurate and timely documentation according to theplan of care

Participates in care conferences or other meetings asrequired to ensure coordination of home health services (if applicable)

Prepares and submits clinical progress-summary based on theprogress of goals

Provides in-services/education programs for variousdisciplines as needed

Participates in peer consultation process

Supervises Occupational Therapy Assistants according tocompany policies/procedures and state regulations

Participates in discharge planning when applicable

Complies with applicable local, state, and federal laws andregulations regarding professional standards and practice standards

May fabricate splints and instruct individual and/orfamily/caregiver in the use, application and benefits

Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

Current licensure as an Occupational Therapist in the Stateof practice

Must be a graduate of an accredited school or program ofOccupational Therapy

One (1) year of prior professional Occupational Therapyexperience preferred

Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency programwhen applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age


At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions. Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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