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Occupational Therapist II

Req #:  152607
Facility:  Dreyer Medical Clinic
Department:  Therapy
City:  Aurora
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Established by physicians in 1922, Dreyer Medical Clinic is an affiliate of Advocate Health Care.  With more than 170 physicians representing nearly 30 different medical specialties, Dreyer offers a full range of ancillary services within its facilities and the support of over 60 allied health professionals.  Dreyer has 13 convenient sites located in Aurora, Batavia, Hinckley, North Aurora, Oswego, Yorkville, Plainfield and St. Charles.

***$5000 SIGN-ON BONUS***


Together, We Make Healthy Happen



  • Dreyer Medical Clinic, Aurora, IL
  • Full-time - 40 hrs/wk
  • Day/PM Shift - Monday-Friday; Hours vary between 7am-7pm
  • ***Hand Therapy Certification OR Hand Therapy experience highly desired***


Position Requirements:
BA, BS, OTRL or MOTR/L from an accredited Occupational Therapy program.

Three or more years in an outpatient therapy, or related specilty area

Eligible for licensure in Illinois with proof of application for licensure submitted if out of state applicant.
BLS CPR Certification
Excellent customer service skills and responsive patient care values.

Basic typing and PC skills
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively verbally and in writing with patients, family, associates and providers.
Analytical ability to evaluate patient condition, capabilities, and progress.
Professional knowledge to evaluate, plan, and administer appropriate treatment safely.
Good organizational and prioritizing skills with good attention to detail.
Ability to learn proper billing and coding as related to department.
Physical ability to safely lift, transfer, position, and manually treat patients.
Ability to travel between sites.
May have excessive noise, poor temperature regulation.
Work requires standing/walking most of day coupled with intermittent lifting, positioning, transferring, or manually treating patients.
Use of EMR requires repetitive use of keyboard and mouse.
Flexible hours are possible, but hours may exceed 40 hours per week.
May need schedule flexibility to accommodate patient access. Possible early morning or late evening rotations.
Possible exposure to chemicals or blood~borne pathogens.
Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Provides occupational therapy services to patients of all ages who are referred to the department. Selects appropriate evaluation procedures and interprets initial assessments. Develops individualized treatment programs to restore or maximize each patient's functional skills.

Provides excellent patient care using independent judgment and clinical expertise while following state and Clinic regulations.
Completes documentation of patient in the electronic medical record.
Participates in ongoing educational activities
Responsible for maintaining productive daily operations

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago