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Boulder Community Health: Occupational Therapist – Peds Rehab Op

Boulder Community Health

This is a Part-time position in Boulder, CO posted September 12, 2021.

Part Time, Days.Pay range is between $32.46-$42.40/hr, depending on years of relevant and like experience.Boulder Community Health is a Certified Level II Trauma Center.

We are honored to hold the awards of 2019 Best Medical Facility from Boulder Weekly, 2019 Best Medical Center from Yellow Scene’s, and Best Local Employer from Daily Camera.

Come be part of an independent, community-focused health system; feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people’s lives and positively contribute to the community.POSITION SUMMARYPerforms the primary functions of a pediatric occupational therapist: Assessment of patient functioning, development of treatment plans, provision of patient treatment, and counseling of the patient and family as it relates to occupational therapy functions.

Maintains a caseload that is scheduled at no less than a 75% productivity rate.

Must adhere to the Code of Ethics of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Is responsible for managing all assigned personnel, students and volunteers.

Adheres to all accreditation requirements and personnel policies.

Must strive to promote teamwork inter and intra-departmentally and work professionally with physicians and individuals in the community.JOB QUALIFICATIONSEducationSpecial Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)Currently registered as an OT in the State of COBLS certification required by the end of conditional period.Knowledge, Skill and AbilityA minimum of 6 to 9 months internship experience, preferably at least 3 months in pediatric rehabilitation.

Must be knowledgeable in growth and development of children from birth to age 18.

Requires knowledge of professional and theoretical aspects of occupational therapy including neurological and functional disorders as well as basic knowledge of sensory integration, neurodevelopmental treatment and handling techniques.Pursue programs of continuing education consistent with areas of expertise.

Participates in educational conferences, and updates and maintains professional knowledge and skills related to areas of responsibilities.Must have good judgment, problem-solving, oral and written communication, and time management skills.

Must have clear articulation; aided hearing acuity must be adequate to comprehend speech spoken at a normal loudness level; visual acuity necessaryto accurately present patients with diagnostic and treatment tasks; manual dexterity to operate equipment and computers; ability to lift and move equipment with or without assistance; ability to reliably administer diagnostic tests; ability to accurately use and maintain therapeutic equipment and supplies; and ability to effectively counsel patients and their families.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESDemonstrates appropriate Encore!

Behavior as stated in the Encore!

Performance standards.Is able to evaluate and treat infant, toddler, school age and adolescent patients.Assesses patient performance using appropriate tools and establishes an occupational therapy diagnosis.Develops and implements treatment plans in an organized and systematic way utilizing appropriate treatment techniques, multi-disciplinary team approach, and taking into consideration present needs as well as discharge planning.Adapts evaluation, treatment techniques, therapy setting, and home program suggestions based on the patient’s age and physical abilities, taking into account the special needs or age related needs of the patient and the family.Demonstrates awareness and knowledge of patient management, including behavior management and safety.

Initiates and is responsible for problem-solving and decision-making with relation to patient care.

Seeks help appropriately from supervisor as needed.Maintains scheduled productivity of 75%.Provides patient treatment and documents patient status and progress in accordance with all departmental and professional guidelines (AOTA, JCAHO).Attends meetings relevant to the patient and his/her care as well as other required hospital meetings (conferences, mini-staffings, team meetings, planning committees, supervisor and staff inter and intra-departmentally).Participates in the establishment of departmental goals through the Service Quality Improvement (SQI) process.Participates in the achievement of departmental and hospital goals.Evaluates own performance using established criteria and sets goals for improvement.WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIESPosition requires considerable standing, lifting, walking, reaching, bending, sitting and keyboarding.

The candidate must be capable of lifting and transferring patients and moving equipment with or without assistance and have manual dexterity to operate equipment and computers.Working Environment:May be required to provide services in more than one clinic or treatment area.May be required to drive between rehabilitation center, clinics, schools and patient homes.Could be exposed to infectious disease daily due to patient contact.Risk of contact with combative patients.Moderate to high stress level caused by frequent exposure to high risk patients and situations, busy work environment, and rapidly changing situations, interruptions, schedule changes.Occasional stressful encounters with staff, patients, families and physicians.Hours may include holidays, weekends, and/or extended hours depending on job necessity.Physical Activities:Must be physically able to maintain a safe therapeutic environment.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to constantly stand and walk.The employee frequently is required to stoop, crouch and twist.The employee is occasionally required to kneel, squat and sit.The employee must be able to consistently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 10 pounds, frequently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 30 pounds and occasionally support, push, pull and/or transfer up to 50 pounds (for example, moving a patient from a wheelchair to a bed).Functional physical demands include manual dexterity, fine motor skills and reaching.The following senses will be needed for essential duties of the job: speech, vision, hearing, smell and touch.About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, ColoradoUncompromising medical excellence delivered with respect and compassion.

Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built a strong reputation on these values.

As community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinic locations, we remain dedicated to the evolving needs of our citizens and providing access to high-quality care.Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Boulder lifestyle is conductive to enjoying the outdoors and brings a fresh perspective to healthcare practice.Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community.

Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and equipment along with competitive compensation and benefits, including health/dental/life, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center, Employee Wellness, Employee Activities & Discounts, and many more!EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplaceLocation: Boulder Community Health
· Peds Rehab OPSchedule: Part-time, Days other, Monday Friday, 3-5 days/week