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Occupational Therapist (Saxony - Hand experience required!)

Saxony Hospital
Date Posted
09 June, 2023
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
345465
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Occupational Therapist (Saxony - Hand experience required!)

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Job Description

Overview

We are looking for a PRN Occupational therapist with hand experience to cover our multiple clinicians involved in hand clinics. A CHT is preferred, but not mandatory, but it is preferred to have 3-5 years of hand experience.  Must have experience in static and dynamic splinting, be familiar with post-operative healing and basic protocols, and ability to problem solve in a fast paced environment.  Should be comfortable working independently in clinics with both walk-ins and return patients.  Must have understanding of general post-operative dressings and be able to perform suture/staple removal.

Provides occupational therapy services for the treatment of physical and psychological dysfunctions. Provides direct patient care using a variety of sensorimotor, functional, educational, recreational, and social activities designed to help patients regain physical or mental functioning. Appropriately supervises occupational therapy assistants, support personnel and students. Willingly participates in related activities in support of patient care, education and department operations.

 Requires graduation from an accredited academic program in occupational therapy, or if foreign trained, graduation from an occupational therapy education program outside the US with educationally equivalent coursework accepted by Indiana PLA. Current certification by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) is preferred. Requires current license in the State of Indiana. Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.

 

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Qualifications for the Occupational Therapist (Saxony - Hand experience required!) Role

Overview

We are looking for a PRN Occupational therapist with hand experience to cover our multiple clinicians involved in hand clinics. A CHT is preferred, but not mandatory, but it is preferred to have 3-5 years of hand experience.  Must have experience in static and dynamic splinting, be familiar with post-operative healing and basic protocols, and ability to problem solve in a fast paced environment.  Should be comfortable working independently in clinics with both walk-ins and return patients.  Must have understanding of general post-operative dressings and be able to perform suture/staple removal.

Provides occupational therapy services for the treatment of physical and psychological dysfunctions. Provides direct patient care using a variety of sensorimotor, functional, educational, recreational, and social activities designed to help patients regain physical or mental functioning. Appropriately supervises occupational therapy assistants, support personnel and students. Willingly participates in related activities in support of patient care, education and department operations.

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     Requires graduation from an accredited academic program in occupational therapy, or if foreign trained, graduation from an occupational therapy education program outside the US with educationally equivalent coursework accepted by Indiana PLA. Current certification by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) is preferred. Requires current license in the State of Indiana. Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 15 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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