Therapists are responsible for the application of current knowledge, theory, evidence and sound clinical judgment in patient management. The therapist works closely with the patient, family and other members of an interdisciplinary team to provide efficient and effective individualized patient care. Therapists also serve as advocates and promoters of health, wellness, and fitness to all stakeholders. They serve as educators and mentors for therapy students, peers and other medical professionals. The occupational therapist assists with department and program planning.
This position is a pelvic health position that will focus on the evaluation and treatment of patients with chronic constipation caused by tension or incoordination of the pelvic floor muscles. This position requires a 2-year commitment. The therapist will focus on the retraining of the pelvic floor muscles using relaxation, biofeedback, and other exercises to develop muscle memory with practice. This position is scheduled Monday-Friday from 8-5 and additionally, the position requires working every 4th weekend in the hospital therapy practice.