CHRISTUS Health
- *Occupational Therapist - Physical Therapy - PRN
At a glance
Location: US-LA-Lake Charles Map
Posted: 07/15/2020
Closing: 08/14/2020
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Job description
Description
The Occupational Therapist has the responsibility and accountability for assessing, planning, evaluating and implementing care for the patients assigned occupational therapy. The Occupational Therapist is responsible for adhering to all standards of Occupational Therapy Practice Act as they apply to providing technical therapy care, supplies, equipment and interventions to a designated patient population. This position requires providing services to Therapy Patients, ages between children/adolescents to geriatrics in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individuals served. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The associate shall support the CHRISTUS St. Patrick's strategic plan. May require push/pull/lifting of 50-100 pounds. May require partial lift or supporting of weight from 100-150 pounds during transfers or assisting patients in stance. Work requires sitting, bending, stretching, and walking. May require prolonged standing and walking, lifting and moving patients, equipment and supplies. Subject to danger of infection from disease-bearing specimens, exposed to odorous chemicals and specimens. Exposed to all patient elements: infectious diseases, chemicals, radiation, sharp tools / instruments, antineoplastic agents, combative patients / visitors, and electric shock. Current degree standards and Louisiana licensure required. CPR training is required. Visual acuity and perceptive mental abilities are necessary. Will supervise COTA and Physical Medicine Aides. Decision making skills are needed to carry out patient treatment and consult with physician and other providers. Required to work Monday through Friday and weekends as schedule

Requirements
  • Bachelor or Master of Occupational Therapy from a school
  • LA licensure
  • Must complete all required CEU
  • New graduates accepted
  • CPR certification, CPI Certification, FIM Certification
*Occupational Therapist - Physical Therapy - PRN