Lancaster General Health Occupational Therapist in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

6540 PMR-Occupational Therapy

Supervisory Organization

PMR - Occupational & Speech Therapy

Grade

G15

Summary

Job Title: Occupational Therapist

This position is located at Lancaster General Hospital in Acute Care in Lancaster, PA.

Full-time, 1.0 8:00 am-4:30 pm rotational weekends/holidays acute care experience or internship preferred

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SUMMARY: Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking an Occupational Therapist for Lancaster General Hospital Acute Care. The Occupational Therapist practices the art of occupational therapy in accordance with the physician's instructions and Code of Ethics of the profession.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  1. Evaluates the patient with objective measurements.

  2. Develops treatment goals and plans, which may include intervention/adaptation strategies within the realm of the physician's prescription and makes recommendations to the physician concerning the patient's treatment.

  3. Supervises occupational therapists' assistants or aides in the performance of treatment procedure.

  4. Coordinates treatment plan with the patient, family, significant others, and treatment team through active participation in meetings and departmental conferences.

  5. Implements treatment plans and supervises the patient's use of equipment and takes the necessary precautions in implementing the prescribed treatment.

  6. Maintains documentation in the patient's records of evaluation, treatment, assessment, and plan.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

SPECIFIC EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND LICENSURE:

• Bachelor of Science degree, as well as PA licensure, issued by the State Board of Occupational Therapy.

• Master of Science degree is preferred.

• CPR certification.

PREFERRED JOB‑RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • One (1) year of general occupational therapy experience.

  • Masters of Science degree

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.

This position requires a Professional License/Certification.

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, at http://lancastergeneralhealth.org/LGH/ a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), at https://www.pennmedicine.org/ is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare) . Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.

Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region . Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.

A four time designated Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in 2015-16 in three specialties. It is also one of only seven hospitals in the country with all of the following distinctions:

5 Star Rating on Medicare.gov Hospital Compare

Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals 2017 at https://www.healthgrades.com/hospital-directory/pennsylvania-pa/lancaster-general-hospital-hgst7169e6a6390100

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A

US News List of High Performing Hospitals at https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/pa/lancaster-general-hospital-6231120

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