RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES: Develops treatment plans and carries out treatment for patients. Monitors and documents progress as appropriate.
Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department, such as
evaluation results, individualized treatment plans, progress reports, and other such reports.
Prepares work schedule, assigns OT staff as applicable, evaluates peer work performance as requested by manager and makes recommendations for personnel actions relating to OT staff as requested.
Upholds established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department.
Ensures the delivery of quality therapy services for inpatients and outpatients by identifying patient needs and assisting in the development of quality therapy programs.
Consults with medical, nursing and administrative staff on a regular basis or as needed to coordinate patient care.
Communicates observations, facts and comments with interdisciplinary team members, individually, and through team meeting presentations as required.
Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, workshops and in-service meetings, etc.
Maintains personal, professional and institutional certifications and regulatory requirements by attending conferences, committee meetings, personal development opportunities and outside educational programs.
Performs Swing Bed activities assessments used to gauge patient’s individual interests and needs as needed.
Will monitor and over see participation in the activities program carried out by activity staff.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Licensed Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist required
Certified and/or registered as a Certified Hand Therapist as required in the State of Louisiana required.
Previous experience as a Hand Therapist is preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law.
This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall, promotion/demotion, discipline, transfer, termination, rates of pay and/or all other forms of compensation, training and development, use of facilities, and participation in hospital sponsored activities.
Franklin Foundation Hospital is an alcohol and drug free workplace. As a condition of employment all candidates must undergo and pass a post-offer drug screen. Failure to participate in the mandatory drug screen will void all offers of employment.
Department: 087 - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
This is a non-management position
This is a part time position