Job ID: 290060625  |  Last Updated: 9/9/2021

Occupational Therapist

Pine Haven Community
Pine Island, MN
Applicant Contact
Rachel Skogen

Job Description

The primary objective of the Occupational Therapist is to provide therapy services to residents, monitor progress, and implement changes to services as necessary to reach the physical goals of the resident. The Occupational Therapist will also oversee and direct therapy assistants and rehabilitation aides.

Physical Requirements
Ability to endure prolonged walking, sitting, standing, use of pulling, bending and stooping movements.
Ability to adapt to changes in daily work hour and schedule
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

Position Requirements:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy from and accredited program.
Successful completion of National Certification Examination for OTR.
Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development.
Current state licensure or license eligible.

Job Duties:
Provides occupational therapy services to residents and initiates referrals when appropriate and in accordance with Occupational Therapy Department Procedures.
Conducts screenings of residents at regular intervals to determine need for intervention/treatment.
Evaluates residents to obtain data necessary for treatment planning and implementation and conducts specialized evaluations as indicated.
Interprets and communicates evaluation findings to residents, families and team members.
Establishes individual resident schedules in conjunction with other team members
Develops treatment plans by identifying a target list, including short and long-term goals and methods to achieve identified goals.
Coordinates treatment plan with resident, family and other team members.
Implements and conducts treatment as outlined in treatment plan.
Monitors resident's response to intervention and modifies treatment as indicated to attain goals in accordance with physician orders.
Develops appropriate home or programming within the community to maintain and enhance the performance of the Resident in their own environment.
Documents results of resident's assessment, treatment, follow-up and termination of services.
Adapts treatment to meet the individual needs of the resident.
Provides, recommends and fabricates adaptive devices or other equipment. Trains resident, family and appropriate staff in the use or application of such equipment.
Participates in discharge planning.
Supervises and directs Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA) in the implementation of the treatment plan.
Supervises Rehabilitation Aides, students and volunteers.
Reviews the quality and appropriateness of the total services delivered and individual occupational therapy programs for effectiveness and efficiency, using predetermined criteria.
Participates in resident, family and staff education.
Confers formally and informally with other team members in coordinating the total rehabilitation program of the resident.
Adheres to Occupational Therapy Department procedures regarding documentation of occupational therapy services.
Provides in-service education to the members of the resident's care team and education to the community.
Provides treatment in accordance with established standards of practice, department procedures and productivity standards.
Consistently demonstrates sound judgment in the evaluation, planning, implementation and follow-up of resident therapy programs.
Reports to work on time and coordinates schedule to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency during assigned shift.
Assists with and participates in Quality Assurance Program as required.
Maintains a current knowledge of the law and regulations regarding rehabilitative services and consults with supervisor to ensure that all employment actions are in compliance with applicable regulations.

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