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Occup Therapist - Registry

Req #:  107506
Facility:  Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Department:  Therapy
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  Rotate All Shifts
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Position Requirements:
Masters degree in Occupational Therapy (or a Bachelors degree for graduates prior to 2007) from an accredited school.

Meets the annual requirement for stroke education (2 hours per year) for OT's working with adults with stroke
. Good interpersonal skills and communication.

Licensed in the state of Illinois Required to work approximately 1 weekend per month or evenings depending on area of assignment.

Lifts 50 to 100 pounds occasionally and/or 25 to 50 pounds frequently and/or 10 to 20 pounds constantly.




This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 08/01/2014. 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.

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

Accountabilities:
Provision of Patient Care
Delegation/Supervision of Assistive Personnel and Students
Daily Operations
Evaluation and Goal Setting
Patient and Family Education
Discharge Planning


Nearest Major Market: Chicago