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McLaren Health Care Occupational Therapist in Pontiac, Michigan

Description

The occupational therapist accurately assesses and identifies deficits in a patient’s ability to perform activities of daily living (ADL) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) relative to physical, cognitive, and/or psychological impairments. Develops an individualized treatment plan with patient-centered goals that will be accomplished by therapeutic interventions and the use of ADLs. This may include adaptation or modification of the environment or objects within the environment to facilitate engagement and participation.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities :

  1. Performs patient evaluations by establishing an occupational profile, analyzing occupational performance and collaborating with the patient to establish goals geared toward the experiences, values, priorities, and desired outcomes of the client. This process may also include performing relevant systems review and selecting and administering specific tests and measures to obtain data.

  2. Establishes an individualized plan of care and selects therapeutic interventions that address the specific impairments identified in the evaluation and in accordance with physician orders.

  3. Conducts ongoing reassessment of the patient and their response to treatment.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited program of occupational therapy.

  • Current State Board of Occupational Therapy licensure.

  • BLS certification. Preferred:

  • One year of occupational therapist experience.

  • Registration through accrediting body National Board Certificate for Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Job: Health Professional

Primary Location: Michigan-Pontiac-McLaren Oakland

Organization OAK10-McLaren Oakland-Hospital

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 20009657

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