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Occupational Therapist PRN Weekend Days

Req #: 17011122
Location: Zephyrhills, FL
Job Category: Rehabilitation Services
Organization: Florida Hospital Zephyrhills


Work Hours/Shift

Per Diem/ Weekend Days


Florida Hospital Zephyrhills

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has provided faith-based, whole person care to our community for more than 30 years. This means we build trust, create belonging and deliver hope, thereby extending the healing ministry of Christ, when caring for our patients. Our 139-bed facility includes an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, Heart Institute, Primary Stroke Center, emergency department, state-of-the-art operating rooms, Bone & Joint Center, Simpson Breast Health Center and the area’s only Obstetrics Program, The Baby Place, offering family-centered maternity care. Other special services include, a Center for Wound Healing,  CREATION® Health Wellness Center, CREATION® Health Spa, home health, imaging center, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, and physical, occupational, and speech therapy.


You will be responsible for:

·               Supervises Occupational Therapy Assistants and Occupational Therapy students.

·               Responsible for assessment, reassessment, goal setting and developing and implementing plans of care for all patients referred to Occupational Therapy.

·               Demonstrates the ability to competently perform all items on the skills inventory/competency checklist.

·               Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. 

·               Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

·               Responsible for ensuring that documentation meets regulatory and departmental standards and policies.

·               Responsible for ensuring that documentation consistently supports the need for skilled intervention

·               Exhibits good time management skills as evidenced by completing work within designated time, staying on schedule with patients and completing documentation in a timely manner.

·               Meets and maintains established productivity expectations.

·               Participates in guidance and educational programs.

·               Assists in ordering supplies, maintains adequate inventory levels to assure all supplies and equipment is readily available.

·               Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training and organizational safety and fire safety programs.

·               Assists with interviewing new applicants and with performing peer reviews as requested.

·               Ensures that patient charges are accurate and entered on a timely basis.

·               Reports to work on time as specified in the attendance policy.

·               Responsible for clocking in and out as required by facility policy.

·               Reports to work as scheduled.

·               Regularly attends staff meetings and Wall Walks; responsible for reading minutes of those missed.

·               Adheres to the department’s philosophy for quality work.

·               Follows standard work for specified tasks.

·               Other duties as assigned.


·         Current Florida OT License

·         Valid BLS

·         Current NBCOT certification.


What will you need:

Incumbents must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and to demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  1.  Comprehensive knowledge and application of principles of medical occupational therapy for therapeutic diagnostics and treatment. .
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in written, verbal and electronic formats with patients, staff, physicians, nurses and administrators.
  3. Ability to plan, organizes, direct and evaluates the work of others.
  4. Ability to initiate and promote innovation and change.
  5. Ability to establish collaborative alliances and promote teamwork.

  1. Ability to establish and update Plan of Care
  2. Skill and knowledge in working with an  automated information systems in a healthcare setting


·         Current Florida OT License

·         Valid BLS

·         Current NBCOT certification.

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