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Moses Cone Health System

Occupational Therapist

Moses Cone Health System - Greensboro, NC

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Position Title:

Occupational Therapist

Department:

30466-WLCH-Acute Rehabilitation

Job Interest Category:

Allied Health - Rehab

Job Interest (specific):

Rehab - Occupational Therapist

Campus/Location:

Wesley Long Hosp

City:

Greensboro

Work Schedule:

8 hour days

Specific Work Schedule Detail:

1st shift weekend & weekday

Hours per week:

40

Opportunity:

Our Purpose

Together, we create unsurpassed health care experiences.

Our Intent

We are the leader in delivering integrated, innovative health care.

Our Values

At Cone Health, we value and are accountable for:

· Caring for Our Patients

We provide exceptional quality, compassionate care and service in a safe, respectful environment.

· Caring for Each Other

We appreciate each other through honest communication and respect. We inspire ongoing learning, pride, passion and fun.

· Caring for Our Communities

We engage our communities with integrity and transparency. We embrace our responsibility to promote health and well-being.

Education / Licensure / Certification:

EDUCATION:

Required:

Bachelors Occupational Therapy

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:

Required:

OT - Occupational Therapist

BLS (CPR) - AHA Health Care Provider BLS

Additional information on preferred licensure/certification/registry/listings

- Additional certifications may be preferred depending on clinical requirements.

- If driving a Cone Health vehicle, 5 years of driving experience, MVR must be approved by RiskManagement.

Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE:

Experience in multiple venues preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Additional information:

• Ability to read, produce written and electronic documentation, operate department treatment

materials and equipment, and communicate effectively.

• Demonstrate computer skills to utilize electronic medical record in a time efficient manner

• Ability to evaluate and appropriately respond to verbal and nonverbal communication from patients

in diverse stages of development, . adolescent, adult and geriatric patients are required and will be

assessed during the performance appraisal process.

• This position may include accessing supply rooms where non-controlled substances are stored and

includes the ability to handle/transport medications necessary for patient care (wound care

medications, saline solution, etc).

• Supplemental staff need to demonstrate the ability to evaluate/treat patients, as well as, effectively

manage their time in multiple venue and with multiple patient populations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Heavy Work:

•Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time), and/or; 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/or; 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

• Respirator Fit Testing (for Inpatient setting)

HEARING/VISION:

• Hear and differentiate low volume sounds in order to make judgments regarding actions needed

• Hear alarm bells, verbal conversations, telephone voices and normal volume sounds

• Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

• Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)

• Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

• Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

* Annual flu shot

* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)

* Annual CBLs (Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance)

* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job)

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is accountable to evaluate and treat all patients referred for Occupational Therapy services, to assist in their return to optimal functional abilities, and to prevent additional disability. This includes communication with physicians and other health care personnel to assist in providing quality patient care.

This position floats to cover different venues within Cone Health (Acute care, Inpatient Rehab, and Outpatient) requiring flexibility and independent organizational and clinical skills at times.

MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES:

Completes patient evaluations, treatments, reassessments and documentation/charging; Independently and accurately selects and performs appropriate evaluation and reassessment techniques; Independently sets appropriate goals; Plans and implements therapy in a manner to achieve patient goals; Autonomously and appropriately modifies session in response to changes in patient status, environment, and discharge plan; Independently recognizes need for and initiates discharge from therapy services and independently recommends and initiates referral to appropriate venue for additional therapy services; Provides effective and thorough patient/family/caregiver education throughout the patients therapy program; Supports safe, appropriate, effective and efficient patient care by providing accurate, thorough and timely documentation that consistently meets departmental requirements; Charges appropriately for treatment provided; Charges are completed in a timely manner. (50%)

Time Management: Maintains individual productivity at standard; If productivity does not meet target, initiates and follows through on problem solving with supervisor to increase productivity; Independently and effectively manages caseload and other work to assure timely completion; Proactively identifies need to change schedule throughout day to accommodate new priorities; Recognizes team workload and proactively offers/seeks assistance to assure timely completion of teams work and achievement of department and organizational goals; Efficiently plans therapy sessions to maximize outcomes. (15%)

Teamwork/Flexibility: Considers team priorities for the day when managing own schedule/caseload; Consistently offers or seeks help based on the needs of the team and overall caseload/priorities; Works with team to delegate appropriate patients/tasks to other team members to free self for professional duties (i.e. delegate to PTA to perform evaluations; gives tasks to front office staff to allow patient care); (15%)

Consistently utilizes non-patient care time by offering assistance to team members; Frequently and consistently adjusts schedule throughout the day to meet department or patient needs (related to call-outs, influx of new orders, etc.); Consistently offers to flex schedule to support the goals/needs of the department (gives back flex days, picks up extra weekends, works extra around holidays or during high census); Works with team members and leadership to ensure optimal utilization of resources including technical staff; Willingly changes rotations during the year to accommodate team needs; For Supplemental position: works with leadership to address department/system needs for overall caseload/priorities; frequently and willingly adjusts schedule throughout day and on day-to-day basis to address system needs. Professional Communication: Consistently communicates positively and effectively with all members of the healthcare team to support exceptional patient care; Consistently communicates with department leadership; Communicates appropriate information when delegating patients/tasks to other therapists, assistants, technicians and front office staff; Maintains open communication with assistants regarding patient needs, progress, etc.; Provides feedback to others as indicated and in a professional manner. (10%)

Clinical practice development: Seeks constructive feedback regarding his/her own practice and uses this feedback to make practice changes; Assists with orientation and training of new staff, demonstrates an ongoing commitment to improve the performance and skill of co-workers; Serves as a preceptor to new employees on a routine basis; Demonstrates knowledge of national standards of practice; Incorporates these into practice and holds self and others accountable for practicing according to these standards; Attends continuing education, reviews literature and uses current research findings to improve and promote continual development of knowledge; Incorporates new learning into practice; May serve as an effective clinical instructor for students. (10%)

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Occurs under one-third of the time:

• Hazardous waste and/or toxic/caustic chemicals

• Fumes or airborne particles

Occurs up to two-thirds of the time:

• Exposure to bloodborne pathogens

PATIENT POPULATION SERVED:

Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric

iCARE - COMMITMENTS TO CARE:

Communication

I will create and engage in conversations of possibility.

o I will be open to innovation and creativity.

o I will listen to understand.

o I will bring ideas for solutions and be open to alternative ideas.

o I will be open to constructive feedback.

o I will not engage or listen to negativity or gossip.

o I will be positive when speaking about Cone Health, my department, and my coworkers.

o I will be approachable.

o I will focus on behaviors, not the person, during conflict.

Accountability

I will honor my word.

o I will do what I say when I say I will. o I will “clean it up” when I can’t keep my word.

o I will honor my work agreement.

o I will be “on the court” instead of “in the stands.”

o I will follow up in a timely manner on commitments and requests.

o I will apologize when someone experiences less than excellent service. o I will take responsibility for my actions, decisions and performance.

o I will protect patient safety (best practices: ex – hand hygiene).

Respect

I will assume the best of intentions and embrace differences.

o I will collaborate and seek other people’s input.

o I will demonstrate courtesy, compassion, and respect with my tone of voice and body language.

o I will speak positively about Cone Health – managing up coworkers, physicians, departments, patients and visitors.

o I will ask the person directly involved when I don’t know.

o I will include diverse skills, abilities, strengths, and backgrounds to create better outcomes.

o I will care for myself while also respecting others.

Empowerment

I will own it, solve it, and celebrate it!

o I will offer solutions when problems are identified.

o I will share my input for decisions by participating in forums such as shared governance, town halls, employee engagement survey, brown bag discussions, employee councils, staff meetings, or directly with my manager.

o I will take charge and do the right thing at the right time.

o I will make decisions keeping a balance of service, quality, and cost in mind.

o I will demonstrate Cone Health values.

o I will seek opportunities to celebrate and have fun.

o I will recognize good work.

I have seen and reviewed the job description in its completed form and understand that I will be required to perform all functions listed if hired for this position. I recognize that, if hired, it is my responsibility to notify my manager as soon as possible if I am unable to perform any of the functions of my position for any reason. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

Exceptional People Providing Exceptional Care!

Cone Health is a state of the art network of facilities providing patients access to the latest developments in medical care from their first moments of life through later years. Our network offers the most breakthrough treatments and technology available in healthcare today. As a teaching hospital, we offer employees the opportunity to become leaders in the industry and continued growth from their first day on.

Extraordinary patient care is about being high-touch as well as high-tech. Community service and superior patient care are the cornerstones of our organization, a philosophy that is demonstrated by each and every one of our valued team members. We are proud to be the largest private, not-for-profit employer of choice in the Piedmont, NC area community!

Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer. If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at 866-266-3767 to request an accommodation. Additionally, Cone Health invites interested deaf and hard of hearing applicants to use Video Relay Service (VRS).

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Occupational Therapist Moses Cone Health System - Greensboro, NC, United States

   

Location: Greensboro, NC

Company Profile:
Moses Cone Health System is a multi-hospital system with a range of outpatient services designed to provide care for Piedmont residents throughout all stages of their lives. Residents of our primary service area of Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham and Alamance counties and the city of Kernersville depend on us for convenient, affordable and compassionate care - care delivered regardless of a patient s ability to pay.