Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Responsible for the evaluation, planning, directing and administering of occupational therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician, determined by a recognized plan of care. Administers treatments in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following an injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, and creates physical coping strategies in instances of permanent disability. Delegates and monitors treatment provided by the Occupational Therapist Assistants. The Occupational Therapist coordinates, delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (Rehabilitation Tech). The Occupational Therapist participates in operational aspects of the department, . Maintains awareness of budgetary and fiscal responsibility as it pertains to wages, overtime, productivity, and continuing education. Takes appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines. Ensures that patient charges are accurate and entered on a timely basis. Participates in all mandated departmental and organizational educational programs.
Successful completion of Registry Examination post graduation from accredited school. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Strong written and verbal skills. Basic computer knowledge. Knowledge of physical medicine, occupational therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology. Knowledge of physical and occupational therapy machine operation, maintenance and repairs of same. Decision-making and problem solving. Team building skills.
Prefer 1 year of experience as an Occupational Therapy.
License or certification
Licensed or eligible for Occupational Therapy license in the state of Wisconsin. Certification in Hand Therapy as appropriate. Current BLS certification. Drivers License may be required depending on location of hire.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2258.40, based on a full-time position.
Monday through Friday 8-4:30 working in the hospital.
Could flex to travel to assist at other NWWI sites if needed.
Rotating Weekends Saturday and Sunday. Approximately 1 in 5 weekends.
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2019-2020).
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