• Occupational Therapist, Part-time

    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/30/2018 1:11 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-4905
    # of Openings
    1
    Area of Interest
    Therapy
    Company
    Pediatric Specialty Care
    Location
    PSC Philadelphia
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

     

    To plan, organize, develop, and direct Occupational Therapy Services in facility in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations, and as may be directed by Administrator, to ensure that highest degree of quality resident care can be maintained at all times.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Plan, develop, organize, evaluate, and direct occupational therapy, as well as its programs and activities
    • Meet with administration, medical and nursing staff, as well as other related department in planning therapy services
    • Develop and maintain occupational therapy standards
    • Assist in maintaining departmental policies and procedures, objectives, safety, environmental and infection control
    • Participate in maintaining department & facility Quality Assurance Program
    • Interpret occupational therapy policies and procedures to personnel, resident's, family members, etc., as necessary
    • Work with facility consultants as necessary and implement recommended changes as required
    • Ensure business office receives charges for therapy services rendered to residents
    • Maintain an adequate liaison with facility and residents
    • Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting etc., as necessary
    • Review occupational therapy policies, procedures, manuals, job descriptions, etc. at least annually and participate in making recommended changes
    • Maintain a current file of residents treated
    • Maintain treatment records, resident files, and progress notes as required
    • Assist Quality Assurance Committee in developing and implementing appropriate plans of action to correct identified deficiencies
    • Supervise, train & instruct Occupational Therapy Assistant
    • Understands and complies with Corporate Compliance plan

    Qualifications

    • Must possess, as a minimum, a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program.
    • Must possess current, unencumbered license to practice as an Occupational Therapist from the Commonwealth.
    • 3+ years expereince practicing Occupatinal Therapy in a long term care or hospital setting

    • Must be 21 years of age or older

     

    Expereince in pediatrics preferred

     

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