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Occupational-Therapist---Outpatient

SSM Health


Location:
Janesville, WI 53548
Date:
11/10/2020
2020-11-102021-01-23
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Job Details

Divison:

At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you.

As an Occupational Therapist, youve chosen a career where patients mattera lot.

In this role you will evaluate and treat patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.

Candidates given best consideration will have at least one year of previous experience working in an outpatient setting as an Occupational Therapist, including experience with lymphedema.

The schedule is Monday through Friday with one later evening shift a week. Some travel to the Fort Atkinson clinic may be required based on the clinic patient scheduling needs.

PRIMARY 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 designated individuals according to established regulations and practice standards.

+ Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

+ Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy, or related area as required to obtain licensure in state of practice

EXPERIENCE

+ No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

+ Constant standing.

+ Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

+ Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

+ Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

+ Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).

+ Frequent walking, reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.

+ Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling, sitting, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

+ Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

+ Occasional lifting/moving patients.

+ Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships and to identify and distinguish colors.

+ Occasional driving.

+ Rare crawling.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.
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