PRN Occupational Therapist – Acute Care – St George Regional Hospital – Intermountain Healthcare – Saint George, UT

Job Description:

The Occupational Therapist provides direct patient services that may include identifying, evaluating, diagnosing, and treating. This position also provides indirect services including consulting, advising, teaching, and training patients and their caregivers.

Job Essentials

Assesses and evaluates a patient’s condition according to the physician order and current standards of practice. Provides appropriate intervention including treatment related to the established plan of care with appropriate duration and intensity. Educates and trains patients and their caregivers.

Accepts assignments from Director or Team Lead including case load, productivity standard, education and in-servicing others, orienting and training new employees, supervising and training students, and supervising COTAs and Aides.

Actively participates in the quality improvement process for the team and the clinical setting and then follows through with the improvements.

Communicates through written chart notes, evaluations, progress reports, and discharge summaries regarding patient’s status, any complications, prognosis, and plans for follow-up care.

Records daily charges and submits for payment according to department billing guidelines.

Participates in regularly scheduled or special clinical meetings related to patient care and clinic management.

Maintains appropriate team and interdisciplinary relationships.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy. Education must be obtained from an accredited program. Degree will be verified.

  • Current license in the State of practice.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Requirements:

Hearing/listening, lifting, manual dexterity, pulling/pushing, seeing, sitting, speaking, squatting/kneeling, standing, and walking.

Location:

St George Regional Hospital

Work City:

St George

Work State:

Utah

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

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