Occupational Therapist

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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Rehab Resource Pool
Category: Rehab/Therapy
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 760230
Employee Type: PRN

Position Summary

Posting Note: This is a PRN/Resource Pool position.

This position provides occupational therapy services to a pediatric population, neonate to adolescent, including evaluation and treatment in independent living, sensory-motor integration, cognitive and psychosocial skill.

Position Duties

  1. Evaluates and treats patients with occupational performance disorders/delays, demonstrating knowledge of normal development and skills necessary to provide age appropriate services in areas of self-care and play skills involving motor, sensory-integrative, cognitive, and psychosocial functions. Provides care as outlined in standards of care section of the Policies & Procedures Manual. Uses pediatric based behavior management strategies and matches diagnostic/therapeutic interventions to age and disability of children. Establishes appropriate treatment plans with age appropriate goals and target timeframes, which are discussed with family and mutually agreed upon.
  2. Builds and maintains rapport within the department, hospital, and community, professionally interacting with physicians, families, and hospital/community personnel. This includes preparation and participation in in-service training programs on regular basis. Supervises and directs rehab technician and/or students, providing input into their performance evaluations.
  3. Organizes, develops, implements, and coordinates occupational performance of patient care with other disciplines within the Hospital and resources within the community, including discharge planning via charting, letters, care conferences, and rounds. This includes patient/family teaching for appropriate function within the home and implementation of home program.
  4. Maintains appropriate documentation, in compliance with Joint Commission and CARF standards, including participation in Total Quality Management.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission

To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families

Vision

Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
Values
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Education
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Graduation from an accredited Occupational Therapy program
Required
Experience
Do you meet this requirement?
1. pediatrics
Preferred
2. ortho, neuro, developmental pediatric experience
Preferred
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Certification with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
Required
2. Eligible for a State of Arizona Occupational Therapist license
Required
3. Current AZ DPS fingerprint clearance card prior to start date
Required
4. Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association prior to start date
Required
Special Skills
Do you meet this requirement?
1. pediatric experience
Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing - Frequently
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing - Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Frequently
10. Physical Requirement - Talking - Frequently
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling - Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking - Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Occasionally
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Constantly
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases - Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid - Applicable
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