The Acute Rehab or inpatient Rehabilitation unit works as an interdisciplinary team to provide intensive rehabilitation to our patients. All of our patients receive three hours of therapy a day and has a physiatrist who oversees their care during their rehabilitation stay. The average length of stay is aproximatly 14 days. The therapists are divided into teams (OT, PT, PTA and part of a COTA and SLP). Typically a PT, OT and SLP will meet with the rest of the patients care team each week to collaborate on care and discharge plans.
At the Skilled Nursing Facility , patients are evaluated by the therapist and given an individualized plan of care with varying intensities. Our average length of stay is approximately 11 days. Some of these patients may receive only one therapy or may receive all three therapies. Rounds occur to discuss patients regularly and oversee barriers to discharge. Physicians overseeing their care are typically based out of our facility.
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Since 1970, Banner Boswell Medical Center has provided exceptional care to the people in the northwest area of metropolitan Phoenix, Ariz. Today, our 430-bed acute-care hospital is committed to innovation and community-focused caring. We are nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix’s Best Hospitals and named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters, the only hospital in Arizona to receive the 2012 honor. Banner Boswell is also one of only twelve 100 Top Hospitals Everest Award winners. To receive the Everest Award, a hospital must be ranked among the top 100 and have delivered the greatest rate of improvement over five years. We earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers, and we’re also in the nation’s top five percent for preventing mortality and complications. Boswell offers a full range of acute care services, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, neurology, surgery, rehabilitation, emergency, stroke, intensive care, pulmonary, urology, wound management and sleep disorders.
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This position is responsible for the evaluation, planning, administration and supervision of Occupational Therapy treatment in accordance with physician referral, state and local organizational standards, regulatory agencies, and established departmental policies and procedures. This position demonstrates the clinical competence and knowledge necessary to provide treatment appropriate to the age of the patients served.
Evaluates patient's functional abilities and limitations. Determines if intervention is needed. Establishes a plan of care and treatment goals. Completes comprehensive evaluation within the established time frame set by the department. Identifies and prioritizes key limiting factors. Establishes treatment goals that are functional, measurable, patient related and reflect the key limiting factors. Collaborates with patient and family/caregiver when setting goal Initiates discharge planning. Recommends additions to or modifications of referring orders.
Implements individualized treatment plan with consideration to the patient's physical, social, spiritual, cultural, educational and age specific needs. Provides skilled treatment in a safe manner. Assesses ongoing effectiveness of treatment and modifies plan of care as indicated. Involves patient and family/caregiver in the treatment and decision making process. Provides ongoing education to physician, nurse, patient, family/caregiver, and interdisciplinary team.
Documents according to standards set by the department and regulatory agencies. Documents legibly. Completes documentation within the established time frames of the department. Documents innovative and individualized treatment techniques/plan. Documentation reflects comprehensive assessment of patient's progress or lack of progress. Treatment goals are reassessed according to department policies
Communicates pertinent patient information to ensure the best possible follow through of care. Communicates evaluation/treatment results and patient progress to physicians, nurses, patient, family/caregiver, co-workers and the interdisciplinary team. Communicates in a clear and timely manner. Accepts responsibility to contact physicians for routine or difficult problem solving to ensure optimal patient outcome. Defends treatment rationale with standard practices and/or current literature
Exhibits adaptability in assignments as it relates to caseload, scheduling, and staffing shifts. Takes initiative to assist in other patient care areas and accepts responsibility for all patient care needs.
Demonstrates appropriate direction and delegation of personnel to achieve safe delivery of quality cost effective patient care. direction and delegation of the COTA, Therapy Technician and student complies with department policies and regulatory agencies. Participates in the training and orientation of new personnel. Assures competency of personnel, prior to delegation of task.
Department operational activities. Participates in department/facility process improvements. Meets productivity standards set by the department.
Must have successfully completed the academic requirements of an educational program in occupational therapy approved by the appropriate governing board. Must possess a current Occupational Therapy license from the State of practice. Banner Registry and Travel positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting and experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months as a Occupational Therapist in the specialty area.
Current license from state of practice.
Relates throughout the interview process their clinical competency, experience, training and education they have received that is required to perform the job. Demonstrates through behaviors and answers to job related experiential questions. Banner Registry and Travel positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting and experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months as a Occupational Therapist in the specialty area.
Must have the ability to become proficient with computer software applications commonly used in an automated patient care environment.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Banner Health - 12 months ago