DescriptionProvides Occupational Therapy services to patients/clients, including assessment, treatment program planning and implementation, related documentation, and communication, within the framework of an interdisciplinary team upon request by a physician.
Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program or completion of the AOTA career mobility program, or graduate of a Word Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT) – approved Occupational Therapy program. Has the appropriate knowledge and skills based on education training, or experience.
Successful completion of a minimum of six month’s Level II Fieldwork experience.
Successful completion of AOTA Certification Examination for Occupational Therapist, Registered, or application for registration exam for recent graduates.
Current licensure in the State of Illinois or application thereof for recent graduates.
Current CPR certification.
Skills in treating many types and ages of patients, including those with psychosocial dysfunctions and physical disabilities.
Ability to explain, demonstrates, and interprets the role and function of Occupational Therapy to professional and non-professional Mission Partners.
Displays the following personal and professional characteristics:
Dependable and responsible.
Strong interpersonal orientation, i.e. sensitive, caring, friendly, and flexible.
High level of motivation and professionalism, i.e. self-starter, displays positive team spirit, commitment, and effective leadership.
Highly developed communication skills to include written, oral, and active listening.
Interest in enhancing clinical expertise and professional development.
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Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.
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