University Hospitals Occupational Therapist PRN Pediatrics in Cleveland, Ohio

Occupational Therapist PRN Pediatrics

University Hospitals

Cleveland, Ohio United States

Our world-renowned health care network is anchored by our flagship facility, University Hospitals Case Medical Center. Located in Cleveland's historic University Circle, this 947-bed academic medical center and tertiary-care hospital is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of America's best hospitals in 13 medical and surgical specialties. It comprises three centers of excellence: Seidman Cancer Center, MacDonald Women's Hospital, and Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital; and The Center for Clinical Research, the largest medical research center in Ohio.

Organizes and conducts Occupational Therapy program to facilitate the rehabilitation of people with physical and/or psychosocial disabilities. The Occupational Therapist directs the patients participation in selected activities/treatments to restore, re-enforce and correct pathology to promote and/or maintain good health. Essential duties include:

  1. Performs evaluation(s) and develops an effective treatment plan appropriate to a patients rehabilitation needs within the care continuum.

  2. Performs effective treatment techniques in a competent manner.

  3. Educates patient/family/caregiver in applicable health information, treatment and prevention.

  4. Initiates and participates in the discharge planning process.

  5. Performs other department activities such as, but not limited to documentation, billing, support of department operations, etc.

Position Requirements:

Previous experience in pediatrics required.

Requires the evaluation and treatment skills necessary to provide Occupational Therapy appropriate to the developmental/chronological age of patients on his/her caseload.

Must be physically, cognitively and perceptually able to provide patient treatment and able to assist in patient transfers and handle equipment.

Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills both written and verbal, as well as, exhibiting strong organizational skills and work ethic.

Demonstrates a professional demeanor when responding to patients/customers.

Education Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Program

License Requirements:

Licensed by the State of Ohio to practice Occupational Therapy or awaiting Ohio Licensure in status of Limited Permit. Must be registered by NBCOT.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least two years of experience in pediatrics highly preferred.