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Occupational Therapist (PRN)

Hughston Clinic

Hughston Clinic

Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Position Goal:
To provide the highest level of patient care while accessing, interpreting, planning and implementing prescribed physical therapy treatment plans.
Position Responsibilities:. 
This position is PRN/as needed
• Plans and administers occupational therapy (OT)  treatments for patients referred by qualified physicians. .  
• Observe and become aware of progress of patient, discuss with physician as necessary. ..
• Record progress notes on a daily basis. . 
• Instruct patients in home exercise programs and provide written instructions as appropriate..
• Serves as an information and education resource for patients, families, and other members of the therapy staff.
• Fabricate splints, braces, hand and wrist covers,  etc   to support hand therapy treatments as required.    .
• Provide for a comfortable, orderly, clean and safe clinic environment..
• Comply with all national and state guidelines as required by law.. 
•Provide effective and ethical intervention to promote healing and restore function. .
• Participates in education opportunities to maintain licensure and facilitate the highest standard of practice..
Hughston Responsibilities:
Utilize effective communication skills (written and verbal) interacting with co-workers, other clinic employees, supervisors, and outside vendors. 
Promote The Hughston Clinic's role in the community by greeting and interacting with all patients, families, visitors, vendors, and guests in a courteous and respectful manner.
Provides support or relief for other staff as needed . 
Demonstrates confidentiality in all aspects to include both patient and non-patient issues . 
• Reflect THC values and is sensitive to TH.C's ethical and compliance principals in his/her daily activities.
• Promote resolution of concerns and conflict by routing through correct mechanism or resolving the sit11ation.
• Able to prioritize daily functions/tasks
• Display a willingness to put forth effort in problem solving
• Other duties as assigned
Physical Demand and Working Conditions:
Essential Functions:
 Lift and carry 50 pounds, move patients and equipment. 
Marginal Functions: Reach for and manipulate equipment and patient, visual acuity, hearing and speaking. 
Accommodations: Standard hand clinic equipment provided. 
Environmental Factors: General medical hospital environment OSHA category 1
Position Requirements:.
Experience
: 2 years previous OT experience preferred.  Splinting and wound care experience preferred. . 
Education: Bachelors degree in occupational therapy required,.. 
Special Qualifications: Must have current Occupational Therapy License, state modalities certification preferred.  Current BLS certification required.. 
Outside Relationship: Must be able to maintain working relationship with physicians. .
Interaction With Other Departments: All hospital and clinic Departments
Employees Supervised: COTA, and Rehab Aides