Company: Phoenix Children's Hospital
Posted on: June 24, 2022
This position provides occupational therapy services to a pediatric
population, from neonatal through adolescence/young adulthood.
Performs evaluation, program planning, and treatment of patients in
activities of daily living, sensorimotor integration, cognitive and
psychosocial skill, and feeding therapy, specific to age and
developmental/functional level determined by assessment.
- Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child
first and values the family as an important member of the care
- Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
- Collaborative within our institution and with others who share
our mission and goals
- Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care
today and innovations of the future
- Accountability to our patients, community and each other for
providing the best in the most cost-effective way.Position
- Evaluates and treats patients with a wide range of diagnoses
including but not limited to: neurological, sensorimotor,
musculoskeletal, complex medical conditions, trauma, and/or
occupational performance disorders/delays. Demonstrates knowledge
of typical development and possesses skills necessary to provide
age appropriate services in areas of self-care and play involving
motor, sensory-integrative, cognitive, and psychosocial functions.
Uses pediatric-based behavior management strategies and matches
diagnostic/therapeutic interventions to age/ability of the child
using a framework of family-centered care. Establishes appropriate
treatment plans with age appropriate, functional, and measurable
goals with target timeframes. Obtains mutual agreement upon
discussion with family/guardian. Implements patient's plan of care
using treatment modalities including but not limited to: exercise,
splinting, taping, heat/cold, electrical stimulation, massage, and
ultrasound as prescribed by a physician. This may include
recommendations for dynamic medical equipment to maximize function.
Performs patient/family teaching for maximizing function within the
home/community and implementation of home program. Provides care as
outlined in standards of care section of the AOTA and PCH Policies
& Procedures Manual.
- Maintains appropriate and timely documentation in compliance
with Joint Commission, state/federal guidelines, and CARF
standards, including participation in Total Quality Management.
- Organizes, coordinates, and collaborates with other disciplines
within the hospital and resources within the community in order to
maximize value and effectiveness of plan of care. Participates in
and contributes to discharge planning, care conferences, school
re-entry, patient and family education, and outpatient rounds..
- Builds and maintains rapport within the department, hospital,
and community, while professionally interacting with physicians,
families, and hospital/community personnel. This includes
preparation and participation in in-service training programs.
Supervises and directs assistive personnel including but not
limited to certified occupational therapy assistants, rehab
technicians, and students, providing input into their performance
- Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Keywords: Phoenix Children's Hospital, Glendale , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Glendale, Arizona
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