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PACE Southeast Michigan Occupational Therapist - Rivertown (Detroit) in Southfield, Michigan

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTUnder general supervision, plans, organizes and conducts a variety of medically necessary sensorimotor, educational, recreational, social, and treatment modality activities designed to help participants regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to their disabilities.PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:ulliWorks with other inter-disciplinary team members to coordinate rehabilitative services for PACE participants./liliDevises a treatment program in accordance with the objectives of the plan of care after evaluating the participant./liliTeaches participant skills and techniques required for participation in treatment and program activities./liliDocuments all care given to participants and submits to medical records in a timely manner./liliMaintains clinical records, statistics, Data PACE, and related forms timely and accurately./liliMay direct the activities of Occupational Therapy Assistants, Rehabilitation Technician, students and other Rehabilitation Personnel./liliActively participates in professional organizations and in-service education programs by leading discussion and presenting reports./liliPerforms other related duties as required./liliMust complete initial and periodic assessments including home and facility assessment as needed./liliMust communicate participant changes to team members, and document in plan of care./liliAssist with coordination of 24 hour care delivery./liliMust complete assessments prior to care conference with participant./li/ulKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:ulliA professional level of knowledge in Occupational Therapy, which is obtained in baccalaureate or higher degree program, accredited by the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association./liliMust be legally authorized to practice in Michigan. Shall provide a valid License/Certification from The National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy and a valid Occupational Therapy registration certificate from the state of Michigan. (Will act only within the scope of his/her authority to practice)./liliThe job requires certain physical abilities in order to lift and position participants and to perform treatment modalities./liliA high level of interpersonal skill is required in order to effectively interface with participants, caregivers, and team members./liliOne year experience working with a frail or elderly population./liliTwo years appropriate experience as an occupational therapist./li/ul

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