Franciscan Health Occupational Therapist in Indianapolis, Indiana
Franciscan Health8111 S. Emerson Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46237
Days; Holidays; Weekends
PRN (As Needed)
WHAT WE NEED
Compassionate therapists ready to help restore independence
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Occupational therapists have the special training to evaluate patients and develop a plan to help build or restore vocational, homemaking, and daily living skills. It’s a job that requires a special touch and the ability to establish good patient relationships. When you can do all that in a place that values faith and compassion, you know you’re onto something special.Are you good at evaluating patient needs and developing appropriate therapy plans? Do you exercise safe judgment? Are you able to compassionately help others? We have a special place that needs your skills.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Complete appropriate goal re-assessment and discharge planning.
Provide occupational therapy according to standards of care defined by the state practice act and other professional and governing agencies.
Perform comprehensive occupational therapy evaluations, treatment and related follow-up services including discharge planning.
Document and submit patient reports and charges within the established timeframe.
Collaborate with patient and other healthcare personnel or outside agencies regarding coordination of care.
Develop a treatment plan with measurable goals based on patient assessment.
Provide occupational therapy, including selection and use of assistive equipment.
Train and educate patients and family members or other support and document understanding of treatment plan and goals.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
Customer service skills.
Prioritize and delegate tasks.
Show sincere interest in others and their concerns.
Handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Clinical assessment and intervention skills.
Critical thinking skills.
Deliver patient education under established protocols.
Develop own ways of working effectively and efficiently.
Maintain composure, even in very difficult situations.
Thorough knowledge of use, care, and operation of equipment used in Occupational Therapy.
Knowledge of patient handling techniques.
Persuasively present thoughts and ideas.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
0-1 Years Experience
License(s): Occupational Therapist
Travel: Never or Rarely
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.
Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.
Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.