Occupational Therapist, Pediatric

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200180 Requisition #
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Qualifications:

Minimum Education/ Licensure/ Certification
s: Graduate from an occupational therapy education program is required. Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice Occupational Therapy by the Nebraska State Department of Health is required. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification required. Experience in pediatric occupational therapy preferred. End degree or specialty practice certification preferred. Display proficiency in the use of common occupational therapy standardized assessments, an understanding of childhood development, and the use of treatment procedures. Completion of HIPAA and immunization requirements prior to patient care. Completion of NPI number and insurance plan credentialing prior to independent patient care. Completion of background check and drug screen during the pre-employment process. Physical Requirements: Requires frequent walking and standing; requires sitting at a work-station or desk; work may include occasional pushing and/or pulling, lifting, and carrying objects weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires getting on/off the floor and/or on/off equipment. Requires physical ability to move, lift, and transport patients and equipment. 

Mental Demands: Ability to work at a fast pace and to prioritize multiple assignments/projects and respond to numerous requests. Ability to resolve conflict amongst staff and to work collaboratively with clinic director, clinic assistant director, clinic manager, clinic staff (including other occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech pathologists), referring physicians, and other members of the healthcare team. Ability to concentrate and focus on projects. Possesses creative systems thinking to ensure operational efficiency. Ability to problem solve and make decisions. Self control and stress tolerance in dealing with multiple requests and conflicting demands from multiple customers. 

Special Demands: Demonstrates clear verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills, especially in recording evaluations and patient progress notes. Functions effectively and efficiently under stress with frequent interruptions. Requires minimal sustained direction in carrying out departmental and professional responsibilities. Self-starting and self-motivating. Ability to work collaboratively with other therapy disciplines and co-treat/coordinate care as needed. Uses the clinic documentation system independently following training/orientation. 

Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75-100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 75-100%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 40 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 0 – 24%
Travel: No
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No
  
APP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

  

Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.


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