Occupational Therapist - Rehab and Wellness, FT

Knox Community Hospital identifies Occupational Therapists as independent practitioners in the Medical By-Laws.  The credentialing process is required.  The Occupational Therapist is responsible for evaluating patients, interpreting the findings, developing an appropriate plan of care, and delivering quality care to help patients attain maximum functional level.  Care will be provided to patients of all ages from neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult to geriatric.  The therapist needs to demonstrate knowledge in caring for orthopedic and neurological involved patients.  The Occupational Therapist is responsible for supervising Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants and students.  The Occupational Therapist is responsible for delivering courteous and respectful customer service. They must effectively communicate with all customers.  Responsible for demonstrating effective collaboration between intra/inter departments.  Responsible for completing in a timely manner all assigned tasks and duties utilizing multi-tasking skills. Responsible for assuring confidentiality of patient information and departmental information. Responsible for being knowledgeable of standard of practice for the practice of Occupational Therapy in an outpatient, home health and inpatient setting and regulations established by the payers.    

Requirements Include: 

 

  • A bachelor's degree or higher in Science in Allied Health Professions in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program required

     

  • Current license for Occupational Therapist in the State of Ohio required

     

  • Current CPR certificate required

Job Specifics
Department: 
Center for Rehabilitation and Wellness
Status: 
Shift: 
8a-6p
Average Weekly Hours: 
40
Contact: 
Employment Specialists
Phone Number: 
740.393.9021 or 740.393.9822
E-Mail Address: 
careers@knoxcommhosp.org
Posting Date: 
Thursday, August 29, 2019