Conduct initial assessments.
Develop individualized treatment plans.
Provide age appropriate therapeutic interventions.
Evaluate patient response to treatment.
Document the course of patient care including progress made and
continuing need for treatment.
Provide patient and family education on tasks and resources that
will assist with continued functional independence.
Participate in team business meetings.
Function as a resource for and provide team members with
in-service/cross-training on occupational therapy knowledge and
Contribute to development of improved efficiency and productivity
of program clinical/administrative functions.
Participate in program quality management activities. Collect
quality review data. Participate in survey preparation activities.
Interact with assigned program consultant. Participate in program
Contribute to the delivery of cost effective care.
Participate in continuing education/professional development
Contribute to client relations and marketing activities.
Maintain licenses/certifications and memberships in applicable
The Occupational Therapist is a graduate of a School of
At a minimum, should be a graduate of a four year bachelor's degree
program approved by the CAHEA of the AMA in collaboration with the
AOTA (or foreign equivalent).
Current license/certification in the state where the hospital is
located as an Occupational Therapist.
Current BLS required.
One year of experience in the care of patients in an acute hospital
setting is required.