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Occupational Therapist - Per Diem - EMCM

at Albert Einstein Healthcare Network

Posted: 6/26/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 38019

Job Description

Job ID #:

Entity:

Einstein Montgomery (EMCM)

Employment Type:

Per Diem

Department:

OT - MG

Location:

Einstein Medical Center Montgomery

Shift:

day

Weekends Required?

Yes

Biweekly Hours: PRN

Rotation Required?

No

Experience Required:

Not Indicated

On-Call Required?

No

Education Required:

Not Indicated

City:

East Norriton

State:

PA

Zip Code:

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Position Description

Einstein Medical Center Montgomery is a medical destination providing many new healthcare services and resources previously unavailable in the area including advanced medical and surgical care, diagnostic testing services, a neonatal intensive care unit, and 24 hour emergency care. Located on 87 acres along Germantown Pike in East Norriton, PA, Einstein Medical Center Montgomery brings the exceptional experience of Einstein Healthcare Network to residents of central Montgomery County. Einstein Healthcare Network promotes wellness. Research has shown that smoking is dangerous to the health of smokers and to others. Einstein campuses are Tobacco and Smoke Free.

In this role you will be responsible for:

The occupational therapist performs evaluation and treatment of patients/residents upon referral to relieve pain, prevent disability, develop and improve skills and restore function

This position generally requires providing service to young adult, adult, elderly and frail elderly age populations in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served
This on-call position is expected to provide coverage as needed and as able based on the needs of the facility
This includes weekends and weekday treatment
When covering, the therapist is to complete all expected documentation, treatment protocol and hospital policy and standards of care

If you possess the following qualifications, please apply immediately:

Graduate of accredited program in Occupational Therapy

Two years experience working in various sites including acute care, skilled nursing facility and acute rehab strongly preferred
Pennsylvania licensure in Occupational Therapy required
Certified by AOTA and/or NBCOT

Physical Demands:

Physical Requirements: Standing and/or walking most of an 8 hour day with occasional lifting of weights up to 50 lbs and frequent lifting of weights up to 25 lbs. Frequent bending, crouching, kneeling, pushing, pulling, reaching, stair climbing, and standing unassisted. Occasional transferring of patients exceeding 200 lbs, frequent transferring of patients exceeding 100 lbs. Frequent writing, handling of materials and documents, palpating, and fine finger motions.

Visual Requirements: Continuous near vision, depth perception, accommodation, full field of vision or compensatory ability, eye hand coordination, far acuity, and ability to read hand-written documents.
Hearing Requirements: Continuous normal conversation, frequent telephone conversation at normal volumes, occasional conversation at low voice volumes.
Working Conditions: Limited exposure to potentially hazardous substances. Frequent exposure to body fluids and patients who are incontinent and/or confused. Occasional exposure to patients who are combative and/or verbally abusive. Treatment areas may be noisy and crowded with limited climate control.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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