Truman Medical Centers Occupational Therapist - Truman Medical Center (FT 7:00am - 4:30pm) in Kansas City, Missouri
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Occupational Therapist - Truman Medical Center (FT 7:00am - 4:30pm)
TMC Truman Medical Centers
University Health Truman Medical Center
Kansas City, Missouri
7:00AM - 4:30PM
Hours Per Week
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UH Lakewood Medical Center is located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.
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Plans, organizes and conducts medically prescribed occupational therapy programs to facilitate/restore functional independence in all patient populations. Supervises Occupational Therapist Assistants, Rehab Techs and OT/OTA students. Works independently; seeks supervision when necessary.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Degree and graduation from an accredited Occupational Therapy program
Current Missouri license in Occupational Therapy
Verbal and written communication skills required to discuss and document treatment programs and work issues
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds with correct body mechanics to physically manage/assist patients
Requires the physical ability to teach and demonstrate locomotor skills, high level coordination and gross / fine motor skills, etc.
Must maintain certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support for continued employment.
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