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Occupational Therapist - Pediatrics
FREEHOLD NJ 07728
Category: Health Care Industry
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-85484287

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CentraState Healthcare System

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  Job posted:   Wed Mar 7, 2018
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Occupational Therapist - Pediatrics
Provides occupational therapy to inpatients and outpatients to assist them in regaining physical or mental function and/or to adjust to handicaps.




+ Effectively evaluates the patient's performance in areas of daily living, recreation, education and social activities.


+ Develops appropriate therapeutic plan based on patient assessment and physician's orders.


+ Observes patient/resident progress and updates plan as indicated.


+ Provides occupational therapy treatment including splinting and ADL training.


+ Coordinates care plan with other healthcare providers.


+ Provides education to the patient/family regarding the disease processes and planned treatment/intervention. Provides instruction in the areas of health promotion, activity and medication as appropriate.


+ Teaches patients functional prevocational and homemaking skills and activities of daily living to help them regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to their handicaps.


+ Evaluates the patient's progress, goal attainment and need for further services following discharge.


+ Documents results of diagnostic evaluations, care plan and Resident progress in medical record.




Education:



+ Bachelor's degree required.


+ Master's degree preferred.






Work Experience:



+ Previous experience in an Acute Care Hospital setting preferred.






Licenses and Certifications:



+ Current License in Occupational Therapy required/ New Jersey






Required Knowledge and Skills:


Strong customer service skills.






Working Conditions:


Normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured patients.





Exposure:


Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.





Physical Demands:


Sitting - Rarely


Standing/Walking - Continuously


Kneeling/Stooping - Frequently


Bending/Climbing - Occasionally


Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Frequently


Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds - Frequently


Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Rarely


Typing/Filing - Rarely








Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




ID: 2018-8126

Primary Shift: Flexibility Required

Work Schedule: 3:30-7:30

External Company Name: CentraState Healthcare System

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