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Occupational Therapist (MVR)

Company: Med Center Health
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Position SummaryPlan, organizes, and conducts occupational therapy programs in a variety of sensorimotor, educational, recreational, and social activities designed to help patients regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to their handicaps. Teaches patient skills and techniques required for participation in activities. Studies and evaluates patient reactions to the program and prepares progress reports. Conducts services in a variety of settings including acute care, outpatient, home health, skilled nursing facility, etc.Minimum QualificationsWork ExperiencePrevious healthcare experience preferred.EducationSuccessful completion of an occupational therapy program at a school of occupational therapy approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association or the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association required.Certifications/LicensureLicensed (active or temporary) as an Occupational Therapist in the Commonwealth of Kentucky required.Valid Kentucky driver''s license required.Motor vehicle record check required and will be performed annually.Personal vehicle is routinely used for company business, home visits or required for the position. The employee is responsible to maintain KY minimum limit of insurance coverage on the personal vehicle and maintain the vehicle in good operating condition.Job Specific Performance StandardsThe duties listed below are a summary of the major essential functions of this position. The position may require other duties, both major and minor, that are not mentioned, and specific functions may change from time to time. Plans and administers medically prescribed occupational therapy treatment for patients to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability.Review''s physician referral (prescription) and patient''s condition and medical records to determine occupational therapy treatment required.Tests and measures patient''s strength, motor development, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency, and records findings to develop or revise treatment programs.Plans and prepares written treatment program based on evaluation of patient data.Documents treatment, response, and progress in patient''s chart or enters information in structs patient and family in treatment procedures to be conducted.Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommends modification.Confers with physician and other practitioners to obtain additional patient information, suggest revisions in treatment program, and integrate occupational therapy treatment with other aspects of patient''s health care.Orients, instructs, and directs work activities of support personnel and students.

Keywords: Med Center Health, Bowling Green , Occupational Therapist (MVR), Healthcare , Bowling Green, Kentucky

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