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Occupational Therapist- Part Time

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Job ID: 198785
Category: Physical/Occupational Therapy
Work Type: PT 20+ HOURS
Location: West Chester, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Part time Day Shift

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Schedule: 

Mon and Thurs 9:30-6p first week of pay period 

Sat & Sun 7:30-4

Fri 9:30 -6p in second week of pay period.

Summary:

  • Responsible for planning, participation in and supervising Occupational Therapy programs according to electronic orders received and the individual needs of the patient/family identified during evaluation.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the daily plan of care and administering clinical treatments.
  • Instructs patients, families and other caregivers in the skills and techniques of the occupational therapy treatment program.
  • Instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist patients as they practice exercises and functional activities.
  • Confer with occupational/physical therapy staff or others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment.
  • Observe patients during treatments to compile and evaluate data on patients' responses and progress, and report to Lead Occupational Therapist.
  • Secure patients into, onto, or with therapy equipment.
  • Maintains appropriate and timely documentation, for all patients treated, on the electronic medical record or charting system.
  • Completes all billing data entry including daily charges and appropriate coding.
  • Monitor support personnel (therapy assistants, students and volunteers)
  • Participate in Department Operations (Billing, Phones, Scheduling, etc). Maintain Department & Health System Competencies.
  • Maintain licensure and educational requirements as mandated by PA Board of Examiners.

Credentials:

  • Occupational Therapist (Required)
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
  • And 1+ years acute care experience preferred.
  • Master of Arts or Science
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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