Occupational Therapist

Mercy Health

Mercy Health

Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.

About Us

As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Mercy Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Mercy Health seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.

SUMMARY:

Performs patient evaluations and re-evaluations, establishes patient treatment plan based upon the referral from the physician/referral source. Documents the patients’ care and directs supportive staff regarding treatment process. Provides leadership to Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, Students, Rehab Aides and Volunteers.

These duties are performed in a manner that demonstrates the philosophy/mission and values of Mercy Health.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Reviews physician referral, patient’s condition and medical history to determine occupational therapy

treatment needs.

Performs and documents patient evaluation, re-evaluation and develops treatment and discharge plans.

Plans and administers medically prescribed occupational therapy treatments to patients.

Designs and constructs special equipment for adaptation of individual’s work and living environment.

Plans programs involving activities, practice in functional, pre-vocational, vocational, homemaking skills,

activities of daily living and sensory motor activities.

Modifies treatment goals and plan of care as appropriate. Involved with patient care conferences as

appropriate.

Instructs patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.

Responsible for overall management of patient cases including communication and coordination of care with

treatment team.

Precepts in the direction and evaluation of clinical experience / internship of students from participating

colleges or universities.

Orients, instructs and directs the work activities of assistants, aides, students and volunteers.

Stays abreast of current developments and new technology in occupational therapy.

Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Mission and Core Values. Adheres to standards and policies, laws

and regulations. Demonstrates the ABC’s of Mercy Health Culture. Holds self and others accountable.

Employment Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: 4 year/ Bachelors Degree in Occupational Therapy

Licensure/Certification Required: Licensed in State of Ohio PT/OT/AT Board

Licensure/Certification Preferred: CPR Certification

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required: Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with co-workers, physicians, patients and families. Analytical abilities to evaluate patient condition, capabilities and progress. Complies with all applicable laws and regulations and practices.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
Paid time off
Educational Assistance
And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com