Occupational Therapist MedSynergies
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Responsible for helping patients improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living and working environments. Patients may have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabling.
Assesses patients and develops treatment plans in collaboration with physicians and other clinicians.
Assists patients to develop, recover, or maintain daily living and work skills. Helps patients to improve their basic motor functions and reasoning ability and to compensate for any permanent loss of function to reach the goal of having independent, productive, and satisfying lives.
Helps patients in performing a variety of activities from operating a computer to dealing with daily needs such as dressing, cooking, and eating.
Assists patients with exercises that increase strength and dexterity, visual acuity, and the ability to discern patterns.
Uses variety of equipment during treatment including computer programs to help patients improve decision making, abstract reasoning, problem solving, perceptual skills, memory, sequencing, and coordination to aid in independent living.
Teaches patients, particularly those with permanent disabilities such as spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, or muscular dystrophy, in the use of adaptive equipment including wheelchairs, orthotics, and aids for eating and dressing.
Follows medical practice policies related to compliance, safety, and infection control. Documents patient treatment and outcomes in medical record.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of occupational therapy principles, standards, and applications.
Excellent interpersonal, customer service and communication skills.
Highly organized and analytical.
Possess a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.
A team player who handles multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment.
Master?s degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited school required.
Current state Occupational Therapist license. Current CPR certificate.
2+ years related experience, preferably in a clinic setting.
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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