Position Summary:

The qualified individual must be a graduate of an accredited, approved physical therapy program and be a licensed Occupational Therapist or eligible for licensure in the state of Utah. This person must possess strong clinical rehab skills/knowledge and the ability to perform all aspects of a complex treatment. The selected individual should be a team player, possess strong independent problem solving skills and demonstrate an attitude of cooperation and positive rapport with management, office staff, patients, physicians, other health professionals, and community members.

The qualified individual should be a team player, have a strong professional demeanor and possess effective interpersonal skills. The individual must also be able to perform the physical demands of the position.

Essential Functions:

● Conduct evaluations, and administer treatments to patients using various occupational modalities and procedures based upon physician orders and within the practices of Delta Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, PC.
● Maintain a positive attitude toward the profession and the organization.
● Perform initial evaluations and establish appropriate long and short term measurable goals.
● Provide appropriate treatment following procedures and established techniques.
● Accurately records patient’s response to the treatment each time a patient is treated.
● Document patient change in status/progress each time a patient is treated.
● Discuss patient progress/decline with the Skilled Therapy Director.
● Discuss patient progress with the family when appropriate.
● Maintain open communication with clinical director, management, office and professional staff.
● Maintain the goals of strong patient satisfaction.
● Be an active member of the staff “team”.
● Attend and actively participate in all staff meetings.
● Ensure completion of all documentation and that it is legible and timely.
● Provide supervision to COTA and students as directed by the Skilled Therapy Director.
● Conduct in-service education as directed by the Skilled Therapy Director.
● Assist in developing and implementing QA and Medicare fraud/compliance.
● Maintain and promote the highest level of patient confidentiality.

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

● A bachelor degree or higher in occupational therapy from a university certified by the ACOTE (Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education) or AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association).
● Certified by the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists (NBCOT)
● Licensed in the state of Utah
● CPR Certification