Occupational Therapist

SSM Health St. Clare Meadows Care Center is looking for Occupational Therapist in Baraboo, WI. This local job opportunity with ID 50601665 is live since 07/14/2019.
Role Purpose:----------------------Contact with third party payors as required for each resident. Provide resident care activities in a variety of settings including extended care facility, home/outpatient settings. Conducts and participates in education and training of self, residents, care providers, other health care professionals and the community. Participates in nursing home and department functions other than resident care, including PI, educational programs, staff meetings, budget preparation, nursing committees and other as required. Must show an understanding of third party reimbursement and JCAHO standards/state regulations for the Rehab Department. Encouraged to be a member of the state and national OT association.--Role Responsibilities: -- --
  • The ability to complete all aspects of initial evaluation on an OT rehab resident.
  • The ability to document progress notes for resident - Notes, flow sheets.
  • The ability to establish and revise goals for resident care.
  • The ability to modify evaluation tasks and approaches to properly perform assessment with geriatric resident.
  • The ability to perform UE sensation and sensory evaluations.
  • The ability to administer, and interpret with appropriately document results of cognitive evaluation, MMSE, ACL, GDS, CAM
  • The ability to understand and use the PPS system correctly.
  • The ability to identify/educate/assess and modify need for ADL adaptation during resident treatment
  • The ability to assess for, fabricate and issue a variety of splinting devices for the upper extremity as indicated.
  • The ability to properly assess resident's physiologic responses during treatment and properly modify treatment as indicated.
  • The ability to perform a wheelchair evaluation involving positioning/seating insert devices and manual/motorized systems. Minimum Requirements:
  • Must have a degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited occupational therapy program
  • Must hold or be eligible for a valid Occupational Therapy license from the State of Wisconsin
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required within 90 days of employmentPreferred Requirements:
    • More than one year as a staff Occupational Therapist desired, but not requiredSt. Clare Meadows Care Center -----Our 102-bed St. Clare Meadows Care Center is a long-term care facility which offers 24-hour nursing, exercise therapy and inpatient as well as outpatient rehabilitation services. Nearby, Meadow Ridge Senior Living is a 20-bed assisted living facility also offering 24-hour care. In addition, for those seniors who benefit from comprehensive memory care, Meadow View Memory Care offers memory support living options and 24-hour care in partnership with the Alzheimer---s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin. St. Clare Meadows Care Center is part of SSM Health and affiliated with St. Clare Hospital.-- read more
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