Fairview Health Services Occupational Therapist - Weekend Program in Minneapolis, Minnesota
In collaboration with patients and families, the occupational therapist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care within scope of practice. This includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis, planning, intervention and establishing outcomes. This OT will be working within the Transitional Care Unit serving multiple diagnoses including neuro, othro, oncology, amputee, transplant, etc. Patients treated will primarily by adults but we do see adolescents ages 13+ as well.
This is a casual position that will have an every other weekend requirement. It is located at the University of Minnesota Medical Center on West Bank in Minneapolis, MN.
The occupational therapist partners with the patient and family while performing the Evaluation/Re-evaluation
Gathers pertinent data
Determines treatment diagnosis
Develops an individualized plan of care through coordination with the patient and family
Analyzes data to identify needs and potential risks
Determines prognosis for recovery
Establishes individualized goals with patient and/or caregiver
Individualizes plan of care considering developmental level and cultural differences
Implements and modifies plan of care based on reassessment and patient response
Coordinates care and communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team for all aspects of patient care
Establishes appropriate discharge plan
Partners with patients and families to provide skilled intervention
Implements plan of care
Alters treatment/plan of care to reflect change in patient status and response to treatment
Assesses patient and/or caregiver learning needs and provides appropriate education
Uses acceptable medical terminology
Follows professional practice standards
Completes documentation in a timely manner per department standards
Complies with department billing standards
Prioritizes tasks and patient care for effective time management
Understands and follows professional licensure/certification requirements
Directs team members and/or supervises students as designated
Pursues personal and professional development to support clinical best practice
Meets or exceeds departmental standards for productivity
Identifies opportunities for process /quality improvement
Participates in and supports entity/system initiatives
Occupational Therapy Licensure in State of Minnesota or temporary license in State of Minnesota
Active Minnesota Basic Life Support Certification
Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy
Certification with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.
Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.
EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.
Requisition ID 2018-28090
Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
Speciality Rehabilitation Services
Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital
Hours per 2 weeks casual
Department Rehab - Acute Rehab Unit