Denver Health Pediatric Occupational Therapist- PRN/Intermittent in Denver, Colorado
Pediatric Occupational Therapist- PRN/Intermittent (Job ID: 3704)Job SummaryUnder general supervision, delivers safe and competent occupational therapyas ordered by a physician. Plans, organizes and implements specifictreatment programs or individual patients according to the principles andpractices of occupational therapy. Develops, improves, or restores skillsin activities of daily living, work, or functional activities. Directs andsupervises work of support personnel.This position is mainly responsiblefortreating pediatricpatients with feeding difficulties.ResponsibilitiesKnowledge, Skills and AbilitiesEducation: Bachelor's Degree or above in accredited Occupational TherapyProgram. National Registration required. Experience: Typically, one yearexperience in an occupational therapy/rehab setting. Knowledge, Skillsand Abilities: Knowledge of theory, principles and practice ofoccupational therapy. Knowledge of safety principles in patient careenvironment. Knowledge of standards, policies and procedures of DenverHealth as they pertain to occupational therapy. Ability to integraterequirements of the facility and/or regulatory agencies into clinicaldecisions and documentation. Ability to demonstrate competency foroccupational therapy treatment methods, techniques and approaches perprofessional and agency standards. Ability to meet physical requirements ofjob classification (lift, pull/push, carry, transfer patients,etc.). Ability to abide by the ethical guidelines as outlined by theAmerican Occupational Therapy Association. Certifications and Licenses:National Certification required. Basic Life Support for Health Care ProviderCeLocationConversionShift VariesWork TypeIntermittent- Wednesday afternoonsAll job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employmentdrug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic healthcare system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Healthsystem includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bedacute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical responsesystem, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, theRocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public HealthDepartment, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is amission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in carefor the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader inperformance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, inpart, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles inhealthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, servingapproximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes awayfrom many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equalopportunity employer (EOE)."""Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employmentopportunities to all applicantsand employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does notdiscriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, nationalorigin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, stateor local protected class."