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Occupational Therapist - Pediatrics
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.


+ 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.


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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