Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Varied Hours: Varied Hours and weekends
Penn State Health is seeking an Occupational Therapist to join our collaborative team of professionals!
Our amazing team of Occupational Therapists play an integral role in leading our patients to positive outcomes by evaluating assigned patients and implementing appropriate treatment plans. Our Occupational Therapists provide comprehensive goal-directed patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes while providing education to the patient, family and supportive personnel for in-hospital care and to assure safe discharge. Our team's goal is always to provide an exceptional patient experience while helping them achieve their goals.
Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited ACOTE program and completion of clinical rotations required
Must hold a Pennsylvania license (or eligibility) in Occupational Therapy
WHY HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER?
The Penn State Health Therapy Services program offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community. This is an opportunity to see a varied population and work with the care team to provide a positive patient experience. Hershey Medical Center treats some of the most varied and medically complex patients in the area.
Able to stand and walk frequently; sit occasionally
Able to lift/carry 0-20 frequently; 21-50 lbs occasionally
Able to push/pull 0-35 lbs frequently; 36-75 lbs occasionally
Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly
Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping
*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.
If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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