Ministry Health Care Occupational Therapist - Good Samaritan Health Center - Merrill, WI (Full Time) in Merrill, Wisconsin

Title: Occupational Therapist - Good Samaritan Health Center - Merrill, WI (Full Time) Location: WI-Merrill-Good Samaritan - 601 South Center Avenue Job Number: R-1411016

Ministry Health Care is currently hiring an Occupational Therapist for Good Samaritan Health Center in Merrill, WI! This is a Full Time, benefit eligible position scheduled to work Monday - Friday! Coordinates and administers Occupational Therapy care to patients which involves assessment of the patient’s physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs; planning development and implementation of a multidisciplinary plan of care; and evaluation of the patient’s response to care.

Essential Job Duties:

  1. Evaluates inpatients and outpatients in relation to their diagnosis. Evaluations are comprehensive and timely, methods are appropriate to various diagnostic groups.

  2. Formulates a treatment plan which is patient focused and relevant to the actual and potential health problems of the patient.

  3. Documentation (daily charges, MA, and other reports) is complete, legible, accurate, timely and reflective of department standards.

  4. Therapeutic benefit of treatment is monitored and modified appropriately.

  5. Provides education at the level appropriate for each patient. Patient and/or significant other’s learning needs are assessed, addressed, and documented per department standards.

  6. Initiates, coordinates, and communicates collaborative efforts (provider updates, discharge planning) amongst health team members and other interested parties (insurance companies, Rehab nurses, etc.) to show a comprehensive picture of the patient.

  7. Demonstrates competency in clinical skills and techniques specific to each unit on an annual basis.

  8. Organizes and adjusts schedule according to department work volume and patient caseload to maintain productivity targets. Is willing to work more when asked and take low census when appropriate or asks for extra duties. Arranges for patient coverage during days off, keeps immediate supervisor informed of ongoing activities or problems in a timely manner.

  9. Provides input regarding department operational matters including but not limited to program development, quality improvement, facilities, planning, operational and capital budgets. Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy program

Possess current or be eligible for Wisconsin Licensure.

Job: Occupational Therapy