This position is for outpatient pediatrics. This is a .8 FTE position = 64 hours every two weeks.
An Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats individuals with disabilities, injuries and disease using appropriate modalities and treatment techniques according to Wisconsin OT Standards of Practice. Works collaboratively with multidisciplinary team in the areas of education and consultation regarding patient care needs, in accordance with the vision and mission of Gundersen Health System.
Works with patient and family members utilizing evaluations and treatment techniques specific diagnostic categories and/or functional impairment. Provide individualized intervention and education utilizing task analysis based on identified learning needs of the patient to ensure optimal patient care.
Responsible for completing documentation within established department standards to enhance effective patient care and proper reimbursement.
Complies with department competency list.
Interact and practice in collaboration with a variety of professionals and health care consumers. Communicate value of Occupational Therapy Services.
Participates in departmental and multidisciplinary review of process, treatment or systems issues for Quality Improvement initiatives.
Pursues relevant educational opportunities to maintain or enhance professional knowledge and meet departmental needs.
Performs other job-related responsibilities as assigned.
|Scope of the Job|
|Age Specific Population Served||Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)
Infant (less than 1 year)
|OSHA Category||Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.|
|Education and Experience:|
|Required||Bachelor's degree in
Occupational Therapy or a health related field
|Required||No experience required.|
|Desired||1 year experience in related field|
|Communication||excellent oral and written communication skills|
|General - All Positions||have professional attitude in regard to motivation, cooperation, flexibility, confidentiality, ethics and personal development|
|General - All Positions||provide excellent customer service to people both inside and outside the organization|
|General - All Positions||work cooperatively with a wide variety of people|
|License and Certifications|
|Required||Occupational Therapist - Wisconsin (OT)
Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes and
|Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position|
|Walking/Standing||Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
|Stooping/Bending||Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
|Kneeling/Half Kneel||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Reaching - Shoulder Level|
|Reaching - Below Shoulder|
|Reaching - Above Shoulder|
|Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces||Pounds of force:|
|Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces||Pounds of force:|
|Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation|
|Balance - Right Leg|
|Balance - Left Leg|
|Lifting - Floor to Waist||Number of lbs:|
|Lifting - Waist to Overhead||Number of lbs:|
|Lifting - Other||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)||Number of lbs: 25-50|
|Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet)||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Short Carry||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)||Number of lbs: 25-50|
|Carrying - Right Carry||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Left Carry||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force)||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)||Number of lbs: 25-50|
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|Exposed to infectious diseases.
Equal Opportunity Employer