Job Summary: At the direction and control of the Director of Rehab, the Occupational Therapist is responsible for planning and implementing specific treatment programs for patients with physical and mental disabilities.
Reports to: Director of Rehab
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Occupational Therapy and licensed in the State of Arkansas as an Occupational Therapist.
Experience: Two to Four years’ clinical experience desired.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Assesses patient needs, plans and implements patient care activities and evaluates the patient’s response to treatment
Manages activities within the therapeutic milieu and directs delivery of therapy by COTA and the Rehab nursing team while promoting teamwork.
Documents on individual flow sheet and progress notes all pertinent and meaningful observations and information
Evaluates individual patients according to principles and practices of Occupational Therapy
May work with the local nursing homes or home health agencies
Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures of Occupational Therapy
Participates in computerized health information systems.
Prepares reports for departmental and accounting purposes in a timely manner.
Maintains Occupational Therapist competencies
Maintains standards required by regulatory entities
Actively participate in all special events
Performs other duties as assigned.
May be required to work evenings, nights, and/or weekends on a regular or as needed basis.