Occupational Therapist
Location:
Cartersville , Georgia
Posted:
October 18, 2017
Reference:
08625-6646
TriStar Cartersville Medical Center - Cartersville, GA



Nestled among beautiful mountains, the Etowah River, and Lake Allatoona, charming Cartersville, Georgia is the perfect place to call home and only minutes from vibrant Metro Atlanta. Home to Cartersville Medical Center, a growing 119-bed acute care hospital and regional cancer center, you'll love the family-oriented, patient-centered work environment with Healthgrades five-star rated service lines. Explore the history-rich Smithsonian affiliated museums; shop the unique downtown boutiques; play at Lakepoint Sporting Community; float the river in a kayak, canoe or tube; and enjoy the many community events and festivals year-round. Education options include top rated schools with championship athletic programs and Georgia Highlands College, a two-year institution of the University System of Georgia. Live, work and play in Cartersville, while being minutes away from Atlanta and Chattanooga. Visit the metro areas, then come home to Cartersville.

Cartersville is seeking an Occupational Therapist to work Full-Time.

Shifts are Monday-Friday (Day Shift) with some weekend and holiday coverage. 36-40 Hours per week.



Position Summary

  • Must smile and make eye contact.
  • The Occupational Therapist is charged with completing an initial evaluation; setting realistic, functional goals; and determining the plan of care and treatments needed to obtain the established goals.
  • To do this, the OT must take into consideration past and current medical history; thoroughly review the chart; ensure patient is medically stable; complete patient interview and testing.
  • The OT is responsible for treatment, discharge planning, safety, and education for the patients served.
  • Services are rendered in a cost conscious, quality focused and customer oriented manner.
  • The focus of this job is the restoration or improvement of function while reducing dependencies; and the reduction or prevention of injuries.
  • The OT must possess strong communication skills; have a customer service mindset; and be a team-player.
  • The OT must adhere to professional standards, codes of ethics, as well as system and department policies and procedures.
  • The OT must incorporate age specific and cultural competencies into the care and treatment of patients.
  • May require travel.
  • Participates in Performance Improvement activities to assure continuous Quality Improvement.
  • Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and all other customers.
  • Promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment.
  • Fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long-range plan, mission, vision, and values of CMC.

Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited school in Occupational Therapy
  • Current state of Georgia licensure.
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) required within 90 days of hire or promotion.

A little about us:
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