Occupational Therapist

US-GA-Decatur
Employee Type
PRN
Department
107481 - IRC Rehabilitation Services
Shift
Day
Other Shift
Occasional holidays and weekends
Days of the Week for Employee
Monday - Friday
2701 North Decatur Road
Posted on Monster
Yes

Overview

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Five-Star Rated:

Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack in 2013

Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in 2013

Award Winning Care:

Outstanding Achievement Award for Cancer Care (2007-2013)
Surgical Weight Loss Center of Excellence (2007-2013)
Sleep Disorders Center of Excellence
2010 Corporation of the Year- DeKalb Chamber of Commerce

Top Workplace in Healthcare:

Recognized by our Employees and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a 2011 Top Workplace
Voted by our Employees and Atlanta Magazine as a 2008 Best Place to Work

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Responsibilities

 The Occupational Therapist is responsible for appropriately managing the therapeutic needs of patients through independent utilization of critical decision-making and judgement skills.  An individualized OT plan of care for patients is developed through assessing, planning, implementing, and revising the plan as needed.  Quality patient care is also maintained through timely communication with the team regarding patient progress toward functional outcomes, cooperation with team members and other health care professionals, and timely and appropriate documentation.  The OT is responsible for facilitating the meeting of Rehab Results Group and DeKalb Medical Center objectives through maintenance of professional standards, competency, and participation in appropriate work groups.  The Occupational Therapist works with adolescents, adult and geriatric population.

 

Qualifications

1. Educational requirements include a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy.

2. Licensed in the state of Georgia in Occupational Therapy.

3. Demonstrated ability to work with a multidisciplinary team in rehabilitation services and a diverse,

professional staff within the hospital.

4. Membership and participation in the American Occupational Therapy Association and Georgia Occupational

Therapy Association is desirable.

5. Must possess proven skills in communication, organization, flexibility, and interpersonal skills.

6. Must be able to handle more than one task at a time.

 

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