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Occupational Therapist

Location: Rock Island, IL
Company: UnityPoint Health
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Occupational Therapist

As Needed- Minimum of 12 hours/ month

Hours would be needed Monday- Friday, Days

Function as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Perform Occupational Therapy Evaluations. Establish Occupational Therapy treatment plans. Treat patients in a variety of settings including: neurological or orthopedic settings. Patient population served include pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric. Provide patient/family education. Perform appropriate documentation in electronic medical record. Participate in patient care conferences/ staffing as appropriate. Supervise support personnel including Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants/Students and Rehab Aides.

UnityPoint Health - Trinity, in the Quad Cities, is a regional integrated health care delivery system including four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa with a total of 584 licensed inpatient beds. Trinity’s hospitals, clinics, home health care agency, mental health center, health sciences college and residency program employ more than 3,000 employees. Together, we are working toward physician-driven, patient-centered care to achieve our vision of delivering the best outcome for every patient, every time.

The Quad Cities is a connected, creative and prosperous bi-state community on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The region is made up of Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa - Moline, East Moline, and Rock island in Illinois - and other surrounding communities. The Quad Cities is a great place to live and work. It offers something for everyone including arts and culture, amazing festivals and events, innovative and superior schools and universities, and quality healthcare. The Quad Cities is a premier destination for young professionals and families and sits only hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines.

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

  • Perform Occupational Therapy evaluation and development of the plan of care appropriate for each patient based on the patient’s physical, mental, emotional, and developmental impairments and functional limitations. A variety of diagnoses and settings served include but are not limited to the 3 outpatient locations. Perform specialized evaluations including wheelchairs.
  • Provide Occupational Therapy interventions in accordance with established standards of care, policies, procedures, and state/federal law. Fabrication/ fitting of splints, therapeutic garments, adaptive equipment.
  • Supervise and complete appropriate documentation for Occupational Therapy and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant students as assigned by CCCE.
  • Supervise Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant and Rehab Aides
  • Complete documentation in electronic medical record in a timely manner in accordance within department and professional expectations demonstrating the need for skilled interventions.
  • Participate in patient care conferences/staffing as appropriate for multidisciplinary patients.

Education: Certificate, Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, or Doctorate degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy program.

Experience: 2 years of experience as a Occupational Therapist.

License(s)/Certification(s): Current IA and IL Physical Therapy licensure (or eligible). Current CPR certification.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to take initiative, appropriate independent judgement, exercise accountability, adaptability, flexibility, and collaboration.

Other: Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position. Working knowledge of Epic.

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