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PRN Occupational Therapist

Posting ID 116083
Department Rehab Therapy/UIHC
Jobcode Occupational Therapist
Working Title PRN Occupational Therapist
Details

Classification Title: Occupational Therapist PD31

Department: Rehabilitation Therapies

Pay Grade: https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/plans (https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/plans)

Salary: $35.00 per hour to commensurate

Percent of Time: PRN

Staff Type: SEIU

Type of Position: Temporary

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics – recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States – is Iowa’s only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.

The Department of Rehabilitation Therapies at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is seeking Occupational Therapists for PRN work. The selected candidate must be capable of caring for acute inpatients with a variety of complex medical and/or behavioral health diagnoses. Weekday and weekend hours are available.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provides quality patient care, evaluation, assessment and treatment appropriate for patients’ needs.
  • Evaluates and instructs patients in appropriate treatment plans in order to achieve treatment goals.
  • Participates in divisional quality/process improvement activities and recommends opportunities for improvement in service quality.
  • Attends and participates in educational programs and provides educational experiences as assigned.
  • Demonstrates respect for all members of the University community in the course of performing one’s duties and in response to administrators, supervisors, coworkers, and customers.
  • Welcomes the richness of talent from a diverse workforce and recognizes that diversity brings stimulation, challenge, and energy that contribute to a productive and effective workplace.
  • Represents the interests of the University of a Unit Leadership in the use of resources to meet service and productivity demands within unit goals and budgets; strives to promote continual process and quality improvement.
  • Seeks opportunities to enhance one’s own professional knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to one’s current position and/or to prepare for potential future roles and overall career development.
  • Performs special projects and tasks as assigned.

Please emailresume and cover letterto carol-seaman@uiowa.edu

For questions, or additional information, please contact:

Carol Seaman, UIHC-Rehab Therapies,
Administrative Services Specialist

carol-seaman@uiowa.edu (mailto:carol-seaman@uiowa.edu)

319-384-8252 (#).

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

Position Qualifications:

Education Required:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy.

Experience Requirements:

  • Typically has had entry level experience in occupational therapy in an inpatient acute care setting.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensure in accordance with the Iowa Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy is required.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Reasonable (1-3 years) experience in Occupational Therapy

  • Reasonable (1-3 years) experience in providing occupational therapy primarily to adults in an inpatient acute care setting and/or a behavioral health setting

  • Ability to function as part of a multidisciplinary team

  • Demonstrated leadership in a work or academic setting.

  • Experience working with a variety of psychiatric diagnoses

  • Demonstrated efficiency in the provision of patient care


Contact CAROL SEAMAN
Phone: 319-384-8252
Email: carol-seaman@uiowa.edu
Application Instructions Please email resume and cover letter to carol-seaman@uiowa.edu

Ad Start Date 01/30/2019
Ad End Date 01/30/2020