Henry Ford Health System Staff Occupational Therapist - Inpatient Rehab - Wyandotte in Wyandotte, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Performs OT evaluation and uses treatments to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills of patients. This position is a part-time position that will involve working 8:30am - 7pm, two days a week. No weekends are required. Candidates with a certification in lymphedema or those with an interest in pursuing obtaining one are ideal though this is not required.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Performs patient assessment, treatment, discharge planning and collaboration with other health care providers.

  2. Documents patient care and billing information timely and in accordance with department standards.

  3. Communicates with co-workers, and other professionals, including physicians and nurses as needed to ensure optimal patient care.

  4. Functions as a team member in care of patients and in mentoring with other staff.

  5. Delegates aspects of patient care to support staff per OT/OTA MI Licensure Administrative Rules providing necessary communication and supervision.

  6. Maintains clinical productivity standards.

  7. Maintains technical clinical expertise through ongoing clinical education.

  8. Participates in in-services, staff meetings, quality activities and aspects of program development.

  9. 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. 10.Maintains patient confidentiality according to HFHS HIPAA policies. 11.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.

12.If requested, represents HFHS at community and professional functions.

  1. Participates in student education programs

  2. 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

  • Lymphedema certification preferred.

  • Current CPR certification (or obtain within 90 days of hire)

    Overview

    Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

    care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes

    the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

    insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

    network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

    full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

    The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

    employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The

    health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.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 access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other

    benefits and services.

    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.