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Provides occupational therapy assessment and treatment using advanced clinical skills in a specialty area of occupational therapy for patients referred to non-contracted and contracted facilities. Serves as a clinical resource for other staff members. May have an individual agreement with an academic institution for instructional services. Participates in research.

Responsibilities...
• Maintains written documentation for all occupational therapy services rendered including documentation of initial assessment, follow-up visits, and discharge summary consistent with department standards. Co-signs occupational therapy assistant documentation biweekly.
• Communicates patient's status to the referring physician and other health care team members.
• Completes necessary charge and statistical information to accurately reflect the service rendered to the patient.
• Schedules patients to achieve and maintain a level of productivity which meets or exceeds the standard established for the facility by the organization while ensuring delivery of quality patient care.
• Provides verbal and/or written home instructions to patient and/or family members when applicable.
• Participates in the organization's clinical education program by providing clinical supervision of students completing internships from various universities as requested.
• Maintains professional license/registration through steady pursuit and participation in appropriate continuing education and professional development opportunities to satisfy requirements for licensure/registration renewal.
• Performs occupational therapy assessment, reassessment and treatment and supervises occupational therapy assistants in the treatment of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients referred by a physician to the clinic. Develops plan of care including goals and treatment plan in accordance with physician referral, nature of injury/illness and results of occupational therapy assessment. Modifies or adjusts plan of care based on patient's response to treatment and/or changes in patient's status. Works with occupational therapy assistants to adjust patient programs as patient status changes.
• Rotates through selected treatment areas when necessary to facilitate organizational needs.
• Attends and actively participates in staff meetings and in-service education programs
Cranberry Twp PA United States

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Apply - Occupational Therapist, Full Time (Cranberry Place) Cranberry Twp