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BSH Bronson South Haven
Occupational Therapist: Acute Care at Bronson South Haven; PRN
This is a PRN position based at Bronson South Haven. Shifts are variable and based on patient volume. Saturday rotations are expected. Cross training opportunities available throughout the Bronson organization will require travel to other locations.
Provides treatment to patients to facilitate development and rehabilitation of physically, cognitively, or emotionally disabled persons for the purpose of restoring and enhancing functional independence. Employees providing direct patient care must demonstrate competencies specific to the population served.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy
Clinical Experience preferred
Licensed in good standing with the State of Michigan
Driving your own vehicle on a regularly scheduled basis to perform business on behalf of Bronson is required for this position and will require successfully pass of MVR check after an offer of employment has been made but prior to the employee's start date. Proof of valid auto insurance on that vehicle that will be driven while on duty for Bronson is required. It is the employee's responsibility to submit auto insurance renewals before current coverage expires to their supervisor. It is also the employee's responsibility to update their auto insurance coverage with Bronson if a different vehicle will be driven to perform business on behalf of Bronson.
BLS Certification required within 3 months of employment
Current driver's license in the state of Michigan, availability of car for business use on a daily basis, and proof of insurance required for BAH
• Keyboarding skills to operate a PC/mobile device
• Must work as a team member and be able to effectively communicate with patients, visitors, and all members of the care delivery team
• Social sensitivity and the ability to communicate in English effectively is definitely required
• Regularly performs work requiring a high level of interpersonal skills to deal with delicate patient care matters
Work which produces levels of mental/visual fatigue which are typical of jobs that perform a wide variety of duties with frequent and significant uncontrollable deadlines. Work may include the operation of and full attention to a personal computer or CRT up to 40 percent of the time. Involves regularly lifting of bulky or moderately heavy weights (i.e., up to 50 pounds), and occasionally assisting with heavier tasks or expending the equivalent effort in pushing, pulling, or otherwise handling material, equipment, and other objects.
• Interpretation and implementation of referrals; evaluates patient functional status and therapeutic needs through standardized assessment and testing; establishes functional baseline to be used throughout treatment as a gauge of progress and optimal functional independence.
• Establish education and treatment planning.
• Family and community education
• Interdisciplinary discussion/rounds
• Patient care goal setting and estimating length of treatment.
• Program development and participation in department process improvement
• Serving as a resource person in areas of expertise
• Providing inservices in areas of expertise for the Bronson Rehabilitation System
• Direct patient care according to the treatment plan; facilitates and instructs patients in the skills necessary to successfully participate.
• May design and fabricate splints and other assistive devices.
• Will cross-train to other departments within Rehabilitation Services as needed
• Documenting evaluations, patient treatment plans, treatments performed, and progress; indicates condition in relationship to established goals and alterations to treatment plan to enhance therapy potential.
• Documenting in the electronic health record per compliance timelines
• Responsible for communicating to leadership any limitations that prevent timely documentation
• For each person served the therapist maintains accurate, legible and complete records.
• Serving on committees and task forces
• Participating in process improvement
• Demonstrates time management skills.
• Supervision of COTA, Rehab Clinical Assistant, OT students, COTA students and volunteers, athletic trainer
The Occupational Therapist has the responsibility to maintain and upgrade his/her competencies based on the population served, the type and nature of the care provided, and advances in health care sciences and technology.
Scheduled Weekly Hours
4020 Occupational Therpay Acute (BSH)
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