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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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Occupational Therapist (Float)

UPMC Susquehanna has an opening for aFull Time Occupational Therapist tofloat between Williamsport Regional Medical Center, Divine Providence Hospital and Muncy Valley Hospital.
Position: Occupational Therapist
Hours: 7:30 a.m. and3:30 p.m.
Status: Full Time40 hours per week
Primary Location: Williamsport
Call: None required
Incumbent will work everysixthweekend and two holidays per year.
Provides occupational therapy assessment and treatment using advanced clinical skills in a specialty area of occupational therapy for patients. Serves as a clinical resource for other staff members.Responsibilities:
Communicates patient's status to the referring physician and other health care team members.
Completes necessary charge and statistical information to accurately reflect the service rendered to the patient.
Maintains professional license/registration through steady pursuit and participation in appropriate continuing education and professional development opportunities to satisfy requirements for licensure/registation renewal. Attends and actively participates in staff meetings and in-service education programs.
Maintains written documentation for all occupational therapy services rendered including documentation of initial assessment, follow-up visits, and discharge summary consistent with department standards. Co-signs occupational therapy assistant documentation biweekly.
Participates in the organization's clinical education program by providing clinical supervision of students completing internships from various universities as requested.
Performs occupational therapy assessment, reassessment and treatment and supervises occupational therapy assistants in the treatment of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients referred by a physician to the clinic. Develops plan of care including goals and treatment plan in accordance with physician referral, nature of injury/illness and results of occupational therapy assessment. Modifies or adjusts plan of care based on patient's response to treatment and/or changes in patient's status. Works with occupational therapy assistants to adjust patient programs as patient status changes.
Provides verbal and/or written home instructions to patient and/or family members when applicable.
Rotates through selected treatment areas when necessary to facilitate organizational needs.
Schedules patients to achieve and maintain a level of productivity which meets or exceeds the standard established for the facility by the organization while ensuring delivery of quality patient care.


Graduate of an accredited program approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
May in the course of their job duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with medications is allowed.Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.
Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
Act 73 FBI Clearance
Basic Life Support
Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
National Board Certification of Occupational Therapy
Occupational TherapistUPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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