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Genesis Health System Occupational Therapist in Davenport, Iowa

Position Title: Occupational Therapist

Department: Acute Therapies

Purpose: To provide occupational therapy services to patients within the department's scope of practice and operational plan. Services provided adhere to Occupational Therapy Standards of Practice and role delineation as well as state Occupational Therapy Licensure Regulations.

Report To: Director

Supervisory Responsibility: Guidance: The job requires the provision of occasional guidance and training to others. The job does not have formal or official supervisory responsibilities.

Materials Responsibility: Very Limited. Work requires very limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include personal work materials, supplies or equipment, or very small amounts of cash. The employee has a very limited or indirect amount of control over these resources. Although human error might require the repair or replacement of materials, usually the cost of correcting these errors is minor. The variety and volume of resources is also very limited. Problems associated with material resources are very uncomplicated.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Third Party Payors/Insurance Companies

POSITION SPECIFICATION

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Field Of Study: Occupational Therapy

Special Training: Basic Life Support

Training Preferred: Chauffer's License; Illinois state license

Licensure/Registration: Iowa state license. If licensed in another state, must obtain licensure within 6 months.

Experience: No experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are often difficult or stressful in nature. Contact with others involves complex, detailed and often sensitive topics. The job requires a high degree of interpersonal skills to deal with a range of complicated problem situations. Interactions involve gaining the agreement of others.

Working Conditions: There is limited exposure to highly adverse environmental conditions including physical hazards, health and safety risks, and otherwise undesirable characteristics in the environment. Personal risks require safety equipment or precautions to be followed closely but the time the employee may be exposed to these conditions is limited to 10% or less of the work day.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes

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