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Occupational Therapist PRN

Req #: 17006847
Location: DeLand, FL
Job Category: Rehabilitation Services
Organization: Florida Hospital DeLand

Description

Work Hours/Shifts

PRN, DAYS 

Florida Hospital DeLand

For over 50 years, Florida Hospital DeLand, a full-service, 156-bed acute care hospital located in DeLand, FL, has served the West Volusia area and surrounding communities. Florida Hospital DeLand has grown to include Florida Hospital DeLand Victoria Medical Park, Florida Hospital Digestive Health Center and the Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations; which includes being awarded their Gold Seal of Approval. Our efforts to strive for excellence has led to being voted “Best Hospital and Best Rehab” by Best of the West — Daytona News Journal and a Top 100 Company for Working Families in Central Florida.

At Florida Hospital DeLand, we believe that better quality of care leads to better quality of life, so we’re committed to providing each of our patients the absolute best medical care in the most cutting-edge facilities possible, all in a caring, compassionate, neighborly environment. Our mission is to offer hope and healing to all of our patients in conjunction with our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ within our community.

The Inpatient Rehab Department offers a comprehensive program that utilizes physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy to optimize patients’ progression toward independence. A highly-skilled team serves orthopedic patients coming out of the Joint Center of Excellence following total hip, knee and MAKOplasty procedures. They also treat patients recovering from a wide variety of other conditions, including strokes, cardiac and pulmonary disorders, back and neck injuries, and vertigo.

 

Qualifications
You will be responsible for:
  • Responsible for direct and indirect clinical services in the occupational therapy in/outpatient areas
  • Attempts initial evaluation of newly assigned inpatients within 24 hours, or documents the reason for the inability to do so in the medical record. Uses appropriate procedures, documents the data using accepted abbreviations, set measurable goals and formulates an individualized plan of care per policy
  • Completes documentation of inpatient evaluations and treatments on the date of service. (Outpatients documentation within one week)
  • Provides patient/family education and HEP’s for carryover of treatment into the home environment as observed by documentation.
  • Provides age appropriate evaluation and intervention techniques to the population served. Completes annual age specific competencies specific to scope of care.
  • Participates in the student affiliation program for Occupational Therapy (therapists and assistants) providing administrative and clinical supervision for same
  • Participates in ongoing reviews of occupational therapy and rehab policies and procedures (available on the ARC), making recommendations to update as appropriate
  • Attends mandatory quarterly staff meetings, or meets with area supervisor or Director before next scheduled work day
What will you need?
  • Must be proficient in computer use, comfortable with the EMR, and if responsible for OP evaluations, use of dictation systems
  • Bachelors of Science in Occupational Therapy
  • Current professional license in state of Florida
  • Current BLS
  • Clinical Specialty certification (preferred)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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