Occupational Therapist (Contingent) - Outpatient Rehab - Dearborn

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Clinical/Allied Health
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1912536 Requisition #
GENERAL SUMMARY:

Performs OT evaluation and uses treatments to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills of patients.  

Ideal candidates will have solid work experience in a Hand therapy practice and be able to demonstrate mastery of at least five different splints.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Performs patient assessment, treatment, discharge planning and collaboration with other health care providers. 
  • Documents patient care and billing information timely and in accordance with department standards. 
  • Communicates with co-workers, and other professionals, including physicians and nurses as needed to ensure optimal patient care. 
  • Functions as a team member in care of patients and in mentoring with other staff. 
  • Delegates aspects of patient care to support staff per OT/OTA MI Licensure Administrative Rules providing necessary communication and supervision. 
  • Maintains clinical productivity standards. 
  • Maintains technical clinical expertise through ongoing clinical education. 
  • Participates in in-services, staff meetings, quality activities and aspects of program development. 
  • Maintains awareness of patient safety issues within the clinic and in the use of equipment. Assists in the maintenance of patient care equipment as needed. 
  • Maintains patient confidentiality according to HFHS HIPAA policies. 
  • Maintains adherence to all applicable Federal/State law/regulations, AOTA standards of practice, MI Licensure requirements, the HFHS Integrity/ Compliance Program, Code of Conduct, as well as all other HFHS policies and procedures. 
  • If requested, represents HFHS at community and professional functions. 
  • Participates in student education programs 
  • May have other duties assigned as needed.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • Occupational Therapy bachelor degree acquired from an Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) accredited program 
CERTIFICATION/LICENSURES REQUIRED: 
  • Current State of Michigan licensure 
  • Experience in inpatient rehabilitation and/or acute care preferred
  • Current CPR certification (or obtain within 90 days of hire) 

    Overview

       Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit HenryFord.com.

     Benefits

       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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