Company: Banner Health
Posted on: June 16, 2022
Primary City/State:Torrington, WyomingDepartment Name:
Occupational Thrpy-HospWork Shift: DayJob Category:Clinical
CareGreat careers are built at Banner Health. We understand that
talented health care professionals appreciate having options. We
are proud to offer our team members many career and lifestyle
choices throughout our network of facilities. Apply today, this
could be the perfect opportunity for you.Located just 1-hour from
Cheyenne and situated on the banks of the North Platte River,
Torrington thrives on its rural pace and charm, and offers plenty
of outdoor adventures.-- Play golf, visit the museum, participate
in local cultural events and explore a wealth of recreational
opportunities.As an Occupational Therapist at Torrington Community
Hospital, your role would encompass of all aspects of Occupational
Therapy! We provide comprehensive outpatient therapy including
pediatric care. We are a growing department looking to grow our
service line. This exciting role is a part-time day position at 24
hours per week. If you are looking for an exciting role with growth
potential -Apply today!Community Hospital in Torrington, Wyo. is a
25-bed critical access hospital. We take pride in providing
thoughtful medical care to residents in southeast Wyoming and
bordering Nebraska communities, and we live our commitment to these
communities in many ways. In fact, with the recent completion of an
extensive expansion and remodel initiative, we are at an exciting
and pivotal point in our development. We offer an innovative
environment that includes digital mammography, a state-of-the-art
emergency department, electronic medical records and a computerized
OB system designed to reduce the chances of complications during
labor and delivery. In addition, our location in close proximity to
the Black Hills, Rocky Mountains and Denver offers a wide variety
of lifestyle advantages, including small town charm and limitless
recreational activities.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
Keywords: Banner Health, Fort Collins , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Torrington, Colorado
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