Homecare Occupational Therapist Northwest Region

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Maumee, OH, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 6, 2024

Homecare Occupational Therapist Northwest Region

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/13/2024 3:48 PM)
Requisition ID
2024-49693
Category
NCH Toledo

Overview

Evaluates the developmental and functional status of pediatric patients, administers treatment, fabricates, or recommends adaptive equipment and splints, documents evaluation results and patient progress, and provides patient and family education. This is a home care role, will cover Lucas, Wood and Hancock counties..

Hours: 38 hrs per week Mon- Fri between 8am-5pm.

Location Home Base:

Autism Center Nationwide Children's Hospital - Maumee
3521 Briarfield Blvd
Maumee, Ohio 43537

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

The moment you walk through our doors, you feel it. When you meet our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are integrated into our core values and practices. We are passionate about building, sustaining and evolving an inclusive and equitable environment. We are seeking individuals who live these values and want to share their experiences and efforts in support of our collective mission.

We’re 14,000 strong. And it takes every one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids around the world we’ll never meet. Kids who live healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluates patients with varied diagnoses to determine developmental or functional status using standardized measures or clinical observations.
  • Identifies patient's strengths and deficits, establishes goals, and develops an individualized treatment plan.
  • Develops and administers therapeutic treatment to patients with developmental delay or functional deficits to provide optimal development, function, and independence.
  • Utilizes developmental activities, modalities, and other treatment techniques to meet each patient's specific needs and achieve therapy goals, observes, and modifies treatment plan accordingly.
  • Fabricates, recommends, or provides adaptive equipment, splints, or casts to maintain functional body joint positions, restrict muscle contractures, prevent deformities, and improve function or mobility. Fits patient and instructs on use of item.
  • Educates on treatment goals and therapy plans, instructs on therapeutic activities to follow at home, and evaluates ongoing compliance and understanding.
  • Documents as appropriate and in compliance with requirements of the hospital and accrediting associations.
  • Maintains the administrative functions of individual caseload, including scheduling, entering daily charges, and submitting timely documentation.
  • Attends continuing education programs and participates in departmental in-service training programs to enhance professional development including participation in EBP.
  • Conducts educational programs for hospital staff, students, and community.
  • Delegates to students from accredited programs, licensed physical therapist assistants, and unlicensed personnel, supervising care provided.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Bachelor's degree in occupational therapy; registered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy; licensed by the State of Ohio.
  • One year occupational therapy work experience in a pediatric setting preferred or clinical affiliation in area of pediatrics.
  • CPR certification must be received no later than 60 days post hire or 60 days post expiration.
  • Must have a valid drivers license & auto insurance

MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Lifting/Carrying up to 15 pounds Frequently Independently
  • Lifting/Carrying up to 50 pounds Occasionally
  • Finger Dexterity Constantly
  • Kneeling Frequently
  • Bending/Stooping Frequently
  • Reaching Frequently
  • Talking/Hearing/Seeing Constantly
  • Pushing/Pulling Frequently

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet

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