Occupational Therapist - Occupational Therapy in Pleasant Prairie at Froedtert South

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Schedule
    Full-time
  • Shift
    Days
  • Hours
    80 hours biweekly
  • FTE
    1
  • Facility/Name
    Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital

Job Description

  • POSITION PURPOSE
    • Evaluates patients and formulates individualized treatment programs in coordination with the physician’s participation. Implements activities designed to help patients regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to their handicaps. Maintains patient records. Assists in program development. Assists in maintaining appropriate equipment inventory. Directs aides and students as assigned.
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
    • Bachelors Degree in: Occupational Therapy
  • MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
    • Entry Level
  • LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
    • Current certification to practice as O.T.R. by State of Wisconsin.
    • Valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Wisconsin and/or Illinois based on job assignment location.
    • Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or the ability to obtain certification within 6 weeks of hire.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
    • N/A
  • PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    • Ability to direct and carry out individualized patient evaluation and treatment (involves professional knowledge/ judgment, physical abilities, dexterity, ability to maneuver in the environment.)
    • Ability to maintain patient documentation throughout the course of treatment.
    • Physical, technical, and cognitive ability to operate OT equipment and modalities.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, hospital administrators, staff, and others.
    • Administers medications in a timely manner, safely and in accordance with policy and procedure.
    • Receives and records verbal orders from licensed independent practitioners for orders that are specific to the services provided by their department.

Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Kenosha Medical Center Campus and the St. Catherine’s Medical Center Campus and several other clinic locations.

Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.