Occupational Therapist (West)
Company: The Queen's Medical Center
Posted on: November 11, 2019
Occupational Therapist (West)I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:---
Med-Surg: Plans, develops and implements progressive rehabilitation
programs for patients according to the principles and practices of
occupational therapy.--- Psychiatry: Plans, develops and implements
psychosocial rehabilitation programs for patients according to the
principles and practices of occupational therapy.
II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:A. (Med-Surg 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, hyrdrocollator, standing frame,
patient care lifts, pulse oximeter, critikon, AED, fax machine,
washer/dryer, stove, oven, microwave, wheelchair, bath chair,
bedside commode, paraffin bath and calculator.
B. (Psych 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. (Med Surg 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. (Psych 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:A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:---
Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy.--- Current
Hawaii State license as an Occupational Therapist.--- Current
certification as Occupational Therapy Registered (OTR) from the
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.---
Current BLS/HCP CPR certification.
B. EXPERIENCE--- Experience in acute care hospital preferred.---
Assignment to Behavioral Health Services Departments:o Experience
in Behavioral Health preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet
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