HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Occupational Therapist in Bowling Green, Kentucky
_TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital__ – __Bowling Green, KY_ _Occupational Therapist_ __ TriStar Greenview is a 211-bed, medical-surgical facility that has served south central Kentucky for more than 40 years. TriStar Greenview provides an extensive range of diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency and surgical services. Accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, TriStar Greenview has a medical staff of more than 300 physicians. TriStar Greenview has proven to be a health care leader in the region.
TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital is currently looking for an Occupational Therapist.
In accordance with physician’s orders, the Occupational Therapist assesses, evaluates, plans, and carries out occupational therapy programs to restore maximum reasonable function and to minimize disability following disease, injury, or genetically acquired disabilities. Provides for all aspects of patient care as it relates to Occupational Therapy including plan of care, education of patient/family, communication with physicians and documentation of patient care. Supervises COTA and technicians. Identifies cultural differences and incorporates into care. Utilizes translation services when indicated. Fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long range plan, mission, vision, and values of the hospital. Promotes a supportive environment that encourages collegiality. Cares for Neonate/Infant (0-12 months) Pediatrics (1 – 17 years) Adults (18 – 79 years) Elderly (80 years). Position tasks and responsibilities include: * Plans, organizes and conducts programs in a variety of sensorimotor, educational, recreational and social activities designed to help patients regain physical and or mental functioning or adjust to their handicaps. * Plans therapeutic care based on clinical assessment. * Teaches patient skills and techniques required for participation in activities. * Evaluates, records and reports on patient's response to treatment and progress toward identified goals. * Integrates occupational therapy treatments with other aspects of patient care. * Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Instructs and educates patients and families. * Participates in patient discharge planning. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: * Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy. * Current Kentucky Occupational Therapy License. * Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation
Title: Occupational Therapist
Location: Kentucky-Bowling Green-Greenview Regional Hospital
Requisition ID: 00037-67243