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Occupational Therapist - West Outpatient Services (Full-Time 40 Day)

Company: Queen's Health System
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:--- General: Plans, develops and implements progressive rehabilitation programs for patientsaccording to the principles and practices of occupational therapy.--- Psychiatry: Plans, develops and implements psychosocial rehabilitation programs for patientsaccording to the principles and practices of occupational therapy.II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:A. General OT:--- Essential: standing, walking, finger dexterity, seeing, hearing, speaking, lifting usual weight of 15 pounds up to 50 pounds, pushing/pulling usual weight of up to 50 pounds, carrying usual weight of 15 pounds.--- Continuous: standing, walking, finger dexterity, seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching below shoulder. ---- Frequent: sitting, stooping/bending, lifting usual weight of 15 pounds, pushing/pulling usual weight of up to 50 pounds, reaching above/below shoulder, squatting, twisting body, carrying usual weight of 15 pounds, repetitive arm/hand motions. ---- Occasional: kneeling, crawling, climbing stairs, walking on uneven ground, static gripping of an object for prolonged periods, frequent gripping of an object. ---- Operates various office or healthcare equipment including but not limited to computer, hand tools, heat gun, splint pan, sewing machine, hydrocollator, standing frame, patient care lifts, pulse oximeter, - vital signs machine, fluidotherapy, AED, fax machine, washer/dryer, stove, oven, microwave, wheelchair, bath chair, bedside commode, paraffin bath and calculator.B. Psychiatric OT:--- Essential: standing, sitting, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, lifting and pushing/pulling usual weight of 25 pounds; carrying usual weight of 10 pounds, reaching above, at and below shoulder level. ---- Continuous: Finger dexterity.--- Frequent: climbing stairs, static gripping of an object for prolonged periods. ---- Occasional: stooping/bending, kneeling, walking on uneven ground, squatting, twisting body, lifting and pushing/pulling weight up to 50 pounds, carrying weight up to 20 pounds, reaching above shoulder level, repetitive arm/hand motions. ---- Operates computer, typewriter, therapeutic tools and kits.III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:A. General OT:--- Not substantially subjected to adverse environmental conditions. ---- Some exposure to body fluids and communicable diseases; exposure to cleaning agents. ---- Work environment is fast paced and sometimes stressful due to various demands on therapist.B. Psychiatric OT:--- Exposed to both inside and outside environmental conditions. ---- Some exposure to body fluids, communicable diseases, fumes/odors/dust from craft materials. ---- Work environment is sometimes stressful from patient's physical outburst and yelling. Management of confused/disoriented and combative patients may involve tasks which may compromise physical safety.IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:--- Current Hawaii State license as an Occupational Therapist.--- Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy.--- Current certification as Occupational Therapy Registered (OTR) from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.--- Current BLS/HCP CPR certification.V. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:--- One (1) year of professional Occupational Therapy experience in an acute care hospital or outpatient setting.--- Assignment to Behavioral Health Services Departments:o Experience in Behavioral Health. Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet#queens7 PandoLogic. Keywords: Occupational Therapist (OT), Location: Honolulu, HI - 96849

Keywords: Queen's Health System, Honolulu , Occupational Therapist - West Outpatient Services (Full-Time 40 Day), Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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