Occupational Therapist OT
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Primary City/State:Mesa, ArizonaDepartment Name: Banner Staffing
Services-AZWork Shift: Job Category:Clinical Care A rewarding
career that fits your life. Those who have joined the Banner
mission come from all walks of life, united by the common goal:
Make health care easier, so life can be better. If changing health
care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of,
apply today!Arizona is a year-round destination. Sunny skies and
low humidity prevail 300 days a year across the state. From awesome
natural wonders to culinary treats, tribal lands, vibrant cities,
world-class resorts, renowned golfing and historic Western towns,
there are some truly breathtaking moments to be had in the Grand
Canyon State.Banner Staffing Services (BSS) offers Registry/Per
Diem opportunities within Banner Health. Registry/Per Diem
positions are utilized as needed within our facilities. These
positions are great way to start your career with Banner Health. As
a BSS team member, you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an
internal applicant to any regular opportunities within Banner
Health.As a valued and respected Banner Health team member, you
will enjoy:Registry/Per Diem positions do not have guaranteed hours
and no medical benefits package is offered. Completion of
post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment, drug screen and
background check (includes employment, criminal and education) is
- Competitive wages
- Paid orientation
- Flexible Schedules (select positions)
- Fewer Shifts Cancelled
- Weekly pay
- 403(b) Pre-tax retirement
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee wellness program
- Discount Entertainment tickets
- Restaurant/Shopping discounts
- Auto Purchase Plan POSITION SUMMARYThis position is responsible
for the evaluation, planning, administration and supervision of
Occupational Therapy treatment in accordance with physician
referral, state and local organizational standards, regulatory
agencies, and established departmental policies and procedures.
This position demonstrates the clinical competence and knowledge
necessary to provide treatment appropriate to the age of the
patients served.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Evaluates patient's functional
abilities and limitations. Determines if intervention is needed.
Establishes a plan of care and treatment goals.. Completes
comprehensive evaluation within the established time frame set by
the department. Identifies and prioritizes key limiting factors.
Establishes treatment goals that are functional, measurable,
patient related and reflect the key limiting factors. Collaborates
with patient and family/caregiver when setting goal Initiates
discharge planning. Recommends additions to or modifications of
referring orders.2. Implements individualized treatment plan with
consideration to the patient's physical, social, spiritual,
cultural, educational and age specific needs. Provides skilled
treatment in a safe manner.. Assesses ongoing effectiveness of
treatment and modifies plan of care as indicated. Involves patient
and family/caregiver in the treatment and decision making process.
Provides ongoing education to physician, nurse, patient,
family/caregiver, and interdisciplinary team.3. Documents according
to standards set by the department and regulatory agencies.
Documents legibly. Completes documentation within the established
time frames of the department. Documents innovative and
individualized treatment techniques/plan. Documentation reflects
comprehensive assessment of patient's progress or lack of progress.
Treatment goals are reassessed according to department policies4.
Communicates pertinent patient information to ensure the best
possible follow through of care. Communicates evaluation/treatment
results and patient progress to physicians, nurses, patient,
family/caregiver, co-workers and the interdisciplinary team.
Communicates in a clear and timely manner. Accepts responsibility
to contact physicians for routine or difficult problem solving to
ensure optimal patient outcome. Defends treatment rationale with
standard practices and/or current literature5. Exhibits
adaptability in assignments as it relates to caseload, scheduling,
and staffing shifts. Takes initiative to assist in other patient
care areas and accepts responsibility for all patient care needs.6.
Demonstrates appropriate direction and delegation of personnel to
achieve safe delivery of quality cost effective patient care.
direction and delegation of the COTA, Therapy Technician and
student complies with department policies and regulatory agencies.
Participates in the training and orientation of new personnel.
Assures competency of personnel, prior to delegation of task.7.
Department operational activities. Participates in
department/facility process improvements. Meets productivity
standards set by the department.8.This position has responsibility
for interacting with all levels of staff in a variety of
departments, physicians, patients, families, and external contacts
such as employees of other health care institutions, community
providers and agencies concerning the health care of the patient.
Also interacts with the physician offices in order to report,
requires or clarify informationMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMust have
successfully completed the academic requirements of an educational
program in occupational therapy approved by the appropriate
governing board. Must possess a current Occupational Therapy
license from the State of practice.Current license from state of
practice. BLS certification required.Relates throughout the
interview process their clinical competency, experience, training
and education they have received that is required to perform the
job. Demonstrates through behaviors and answers to job related
experiential questions. Employees working for Banner Home
Care/Hospice and Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility must possess an
Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain
the card for the duration of their employment.Must have the ability
to become proficient with computer software applications commonly
used in an automated patient care environment.PREFERRED
QUALIFICATIONSAdditional related education and/or experience
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