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Status: Full Time
Posting Date: 08/12/2021
For information contact: email@example.com
Educational Preference: Masters
Each occupational therapist will have graduated from an accredited school of occupational therapy and have passed a national board exam and state exam. Each occupational therapist will privde proof of licensure by the Kentucky State Board of Occupational Therapy. In addition, each therapist will complete continuing education on a biannual basis as outlined by the Kentucky State Board. Each therapist is responsible for annual license renewal.
Description of Job:
The occupatinal therapist is responsible for the evaluation, establishment of the plan of care, provision of treatment, and discharge planning for each patient upon referral from the physician. The occupational therapist also supervises the occupational therapist assistant or any students that may be providing care under their direct supervision. The occupational therapist reassesses patients as warranted by the medical condition, changes to the plan of care as needed, and establishing appropriate goals that are functional, measurable, and with time frames for completion. The therapist completes accurate documentation regarding the care and treatment of the patient. Each therapist will maintain the physical nature of the department and clinical and will complete chart reviews as assigned. In addition, each occupational therapist will participate in marketing efforts, community service activities such as athletic physicals, health fairs and any other duties deemed necessary by the Director of Rehab Services.