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Occupational Therapist - Coldwater

Company: Oaklawn Hospital
Location: Marshall
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: Plans and administers medically prescribed occupational therapy treatment programs for patients to restore function, relieve pain and prevent disability following disease, injury or loss of body part.Essential Functions:

  • Consistently uses an outward mindset and puts forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Determines appropriateness of prescribed therapies and goals for identified pathophysiological state.
  • Performs patient tests, measurements and evaluations.
  • Records therapy, test procedures and results.
  • Reviews and evaluates physician's referral (prescription) and patient's medical record to determine occupational therapy treatment required.
  • Administers therapeutic exercises, physical agents, and manual therapies to improve or maintain function.
  • Instructs, motivates and assists patients in exercises.Minimum Qualifications: Licensed Occupational Therapist in the State of Michigan; BLS certification.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: One (1) year experience preferred. Experience with all age groups preferred. Demonstrates strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.Working Conditions: Potentially exposed to infectious diseases.Physical Requirements: Constantly reach, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear. Frequently stand, sit, walk, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs. Occasionally lift/carry 25 to 50+ lbs.

Keywords: Oaklawn Hospital, Kalamazoo , Occupational Therapist - Coldwater, Healthcare , Marshall, Michigan

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