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Occupational Therapist, Samaritan Outpatient PRN

Occupational Therapist

Organizes and conducts Occupational Therapy program to facilitate the rehabilitation of people with physical and or psycho-social disabilities. 

The Occupational Therapist directs the patient's participation in activities, as well as treatments to restore, reinforce and correct pathology to promote/maintain good health. 

Essential duties include:

  • Perform evaluations and develop an effective treatment plan appropriate to a patient's rehabilitation needs within the care continuum. 
  • Perform effective treatment techniques in a competent manner. 
  • Educate patient, family, caregiver in applicable health information, treatment and prevention. 
  • Initiate and participate in the discharge planning process. 
  • Perform other department activities such as documentation, billing, support of department operations, etc. 
  • Requires evaluation and treatment skills necessary to provide Occupational Therapy appropriate to the developmental and chronological age of patients on caseload. 
  • Professional initiative, objectivity, good time management and interpersonal skills. 
  • Must be physically, cognitively and perceptually able to provide patient treatment and able to assist in physical mobility of patients and equipment.