Occupational Therapist - WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital - full-time

Gettysburg, PA | Rehabilitation Services | Tracking Code: 52103

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WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital Acute Care 

(Outpatient coverage occasionally)

Weekend rotation (PRN 2nd position)

Saturday 8am - 2pm and Sunday on call 8am - 2pm

1 weekend every 5-7 weeks

 

 

 

 

 

General Summary:

Under general supervision, provides occupational therapy services at an beginner to intermediate level to individual patients according to the principles and practices of occupational therapy. Directs patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce and enhance performance; facilitates the learning of those skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity.


Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Evaluates patient using evidence based evaluation techniques.
2 Plans individualized occupational therapy program with a variety of sensorimotor, educational, recreational and social activities based on the individuals physical capacity, intelligence level, and interests/goals.
3 Provides instructions in therapeutic procedures to be continued by the patient.
4 Coordinates occupational therapy activities in collaboration with the other members of the interdisciplinary team to facilitate achievement of goals established.
5 Conducts or participates in training medical and nursing personnel in occupational therapy techniques and objectives.
6 Utilizes safe patient handling techniques for all patient transfers, lifts and positioning.
7 Provides supervision of COTAs and Rehab Aides as required by PA practice act.
8 Participates in mentoring of fellow staff and students as defined by clinical ladder.
9 Performs additional administrative duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, orientation, competency training, participation in peer/performance reviews and in-services.


Required Skills

Licensed as an OT in Pennsylvania

CPR certification

Required Experience

Acute, hospital-based AND outpatient experience strongly preferred

New graduates considered

 

 


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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