Occupational Therapist
Baptist Hospital - Pensacola, FL

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BLS Occupational Therapist

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
The Occupational Therapist assesses plans, organizes, and participates in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and decrease or prevent deformity of patients suffering from disease or injury. Through the use of physical and functional assessments, level of dysfunction is identified; plan of care is determined and documented. Implements care plan through the use of evidenced based modalities and skilled interventions to increase patients ability to achieve mutually established functional goals. The occupational therapist educates the patient/caregivers in treatment and care to engage patient in being an active participant in continuing activites at home. Monitors and evaluates outcomes related to the assessment and plan of care. The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters. Monitors the treatment activities of COTA’s and aides. Supervisory responsibilities: After one year of experience, may act as student supervisor. Directs treatment activities of OT assistants and rehabilitation aides. The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited OT program, successful completion of the examination by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
  • Previous clinical experience/rehabilitation experience preferred.
  • Maintain current FL OT License in good standing,
  • BLS

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