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UnityPoint Health Occupational Therapist-Outpatient Therapy Services in Des Moines, Iowa

The occupational therapist is responsible for patient examination, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment consisting of functional and therapeutic intervention in the outpatient therapy department at Unitypoint Health-Des Moines. The occupational therapist practices within the scope of the profession of Occupational Therapy for all patients in the outpatient therapy setting. The occupational therapist works closely with the outpatient interdisciplinary team in meeting the unique needs of each individual patient. In addition, the occupational therapist is expected to support the mission and values of Unitypoint Health-Des Moines

  • Evaluates individuals who have medical problems or other health related conditions that limit their abilities to perform functional activities in their daily lives

  • Develops, implements and delegates treatment plan with individualized goals to promote the ability to perform ADLs and IADLs, restore function and prevent disability

  • Monitors response of persons served during therapeutic interventions

  • Communicates and collaborates the plan of treatment with persons served, families and the interdisciplinary team

  • Master degree in Occupational Therapy,

  • Graduate of State Board approved program for Occupational Therapy and valid license as an Occupational Therapist from the Iowa Department of Public Health.

  • Occupational therapy experience an outpatient setting is preferred

  • Strong interpersonal skills, Effective verbal and written communication and organizational skills, Ability to provide complete written documentation in a timely manner, Self-directed with the ability to work with little supervision, Flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligations and has ability to work with an interdisciplinary team.

Requisition ID: 2021-91918

Street: 700 E University Ave

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $28.93/Hr.

Name: Therapy Services O/P ILH- Luth

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: M-F. Two shifts; 8:45a -5:15p & 3 shifts 8a-4:30p

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