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Sanford Health Occupational Therapist - Bismarck Medical Center - FT Days in Bismarck, North Dakota

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Facility: The Childrens Therapy
Location: Bismarck, ND
Address: 809 W Interstate Ave Suite A, Bismarck, ND 58503, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Assesses clients/patients/residents and designs occupational therapy treatments. Help clients/patients/residents to develop, maintain and recover their ability to perform tasks in client’s/patient’s/resident's occupations of life. The therapist conducts evaluations and provides interventions for clients/patients/residents who have functional, cognitive or behavioral impairments. Occupational Therapist evaluate physical, cognitive, developmental and psychosocial abilities of clients/patients/residents; developing realistic therapy goals and administering appropriate occupational therapy programs. Documents client's/patient's/resident's information for evaluation; establishes therapeutic plans and modifies them if necessary. Provides clients/patients/residents education designed to enhance understanding and improve functional outcomes. Knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related treatments and evaluations relating to the needs of clients/patients/residents. Demonstrate and incorporate knowledge of current research into daily treatment of clients/patients/residents.

May treat individuals of all ages with varying diagnosis and disorders. Will demonstrate documentation in accordance with departmental guidelines and meet all regulatory requirements. Demonstrates level of treatment associated with their specialty provided to their clients/patients/residents. Follows and adheres to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional organization.

Exhibits flexibility with acceptance of variable work schedules/assignments. Participates in activities to promote the department, Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health. Will be interacting with individuals outside of the department including but not limited to: providers, case managers, family members, third party payers, public organizations, etc. May be asked to supervise assistants, aides, and students as they provide patient/resident care, treatment, or other services. Will be expected to provide ongoing education and training to peers in the area(s) of expertise as determined by the department leadership. Performs other related duties as requested by manager.

Dependent on facility and location, work may focus on those receiving intervention in the post-acute, long term care, and home health care environments.

Department Details

Children's Therapy department covers both pediatric inpatient and outpatient with emphasis for this position on outpatients. Work collaboratively with both PT and ST as many patients are seen by all disciplines. Children's Therapy is an off-site location, not on the main hospital campus and have a variety of rooms and spaces for therapy, including a Sensory Integration Gym with a variety of swing options. Coordinated team approach for NICU followu-ups, after discharge from the inpatient unit. Great pediatric team at Sanford with support from Administration.

Qualifications

Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.

Must be licensed in the state(s) of practice as Occupational Therapist.

When working at a Sanford Health Facility (not required but preferred for GSS Facilities): Must also be certified through the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). When applicable, may require valid driver's license. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care providers required or within the first 60 days of employment.

In the state of South Dakota and Iowa, new graduates in the process of testing with the board, will be considered with the possession of a temporary license.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-43916
Featured: No