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Ascension Health Occupational Therapist in Standish, Michigan

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Occupational Therapist - Occupational Therapy 003 - PRN Day - St Mary's of Michigan-Standish - Standish,MI

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 15 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 200,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension St. Mary's of Michigan, you will have the opportunity to evaluate and treat patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patient 's ability to safely and effectively perform independent living skills. Designs the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of treatment.

  • Implements the treatment plan using appropriate modalities. Documents findings of patient progress. Monitors and modifies the plan of care as needed. Seeks consultation as necessary.

  • Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits. Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services and provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.

  • Oversees the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy technicians according to established regulations and practice standards.

  • Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits. Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services and treatment setting.

  • Designs and fabricates orthotics and adaptive equipment according to the individual patients needs. Initiates and performs treatments through the use of exercise, manual therapy, physical agents and rehabilitation.

  • Administers and evaluates tests of musculoskeletal, neurological and physiological responses to determine functioning.

  • Develops appropriate treatment plans based on an evaluation of the patient's dysfunction in conjunction with the patient, physician, family and staff.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • LicensedRehab Therapistspecializing inOccupational Therapy (OTR)credentialed from theMichigan Board of Occupational Therapistsobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • BLS Providerspecializing inCardiopulmonary Resuscitationcredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within1 Month (30 days)of hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

SMOM/SJHS provide Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. SMOM/SJHS complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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