COMPANY: SKIFF MEDICAL CENTER
JOB TYPE: Permanent, PartTime
Position Type: PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0 (Days)
Primary Location: IA > NEWTON > SKIFF MEDICAL CENTER
responsible for providing Occupational Therapy evaluation & treatment
determined by medical direction, therapist judgment, patient needs and desires,
and available facilities.
and conducts Occupational Therapy programs to facilitate the rehabilitation of our
clients, including the physically and/or mentally handicapped of all ages.
patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance
performance; facilitate learning of those skills and functions essential for
adaptation and productivity, diminish or correct pathology, and to promote and
the activities program in compliance with all state and federal rules and
regulations and establishes policies and procedures.
information from physician(s) needed for diagnosis, prescribed therapy,
and patient evaluation.
- Selects and
performs, timely, accurate and complete Occupational Therapy evaluations
and develops a treatment plan with objective goals based on the evaluation
results. Initiates reassessment and revision of treatment plan as
- Implements quality
Occupational Therapy treatment based on the established treatment plan.
- Completes timely,
accurate and complete documentation as required for patient and
instructs, orients, and informs others of Occupational Therapy and current
programs available at Skiff
- Maintains open and
adequate communication with patients, hospital staff, and other caregivers.
- Represents the
Therapy Department and Skiff
in a professional manner.
- Completes all
measure to assure patient and staff safety.
- Cordially deal
with the public; cordially receives patients and guests, ascertain their
needs, and appropriately direct patients, guests, and callers; assists
patients, patients’ families, referring physicians, and third party
carriers with regard to patient-related issues in a high volume
environment in a high volume environment.
- Schedules patients
for medial evaluations, consultations, and treatments at appropriate
familiarity with various types of medical insurance to explain these
plans. Obtains pre-certification as required by patients’ health care
insurers or managed care providers; assists patients or family members
with completion of medical insurance forms.
- Operates computer
to access e-mail, electronic schedules, document care, enter appropriate
charges for services, and other basic office support.
- Uses computer
systems and software to access, enter, and edit patient information.
- Knows the formal
department goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include
some familiarity of other departments within the medical center.
- Is sensitive to
the interrelationship of both people and functions within the department.
Assures that oral communication (both in person and by phone) is relayed
to appropriate staff person.
- Excellent internal
and external customer service skills.
administrative, patient, and personnel information strict confidentiality;
protect the reputation and integrity of others through strict
confidentiality; demonstrate a high level of trust.
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited entry-level degree
program in occupational therapy.
LICENSURE: Maintain license to
practice occupational therapy in the state of
Iowa. Maintain current CPR certification.
EXPERIENCE: None required if
Education and licensure are met.