Company: Phoenix Children's Hospital
Posted on: April 6, 2021
This position provides Occupational Therapy services to a pediatric
population, from infant through adolescence/young adulthood.
Performs evaluation, program planning, and treatment of patients in
activities of daily living, sensorimotor integration, cognitive and
psychosocial skill, and feeding therapy, specific to age and
developmental/functional level determined by assessment.
- Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child
first and values the family as an important member of the care
- Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
- Collaborative within our institution and with others who share
our mission and goals
- Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care
today and innovations of the future
- Accountability to our patients, community and each other for
providing the best in the most cost-effective way.Position
- Evaluates and treats patients with a wide range of diagnoses
including but not limited to: neurological, sensorimotor,
musculoskeletal, complex medical conditions, trauma, and/or
occupational performance disorders/delays. Demonstrates knowledge
of typical development and possesses skills necessary to provide
age appropriate services in areas of self-care and play involving
motor, sensory-integrative, cognitive, and psychosocial functions.
Uses pediatric-based behavior management strategies and matches
diagnostic/therapeutic interventions to age/ability of the child
using a framework of family-centered care. Establishes appropriate
treatment plans with age appropriate, functional, and measurable
goals with target timeframes. Obtains mutual agreement upon
discussion with family/guardian. Implements patient's plan of care
using treatment modalities including but not limited to: exercise,
splinting, taping, heat/cold, electrical stimulation, massage, and
ultrasound as prescribed by a physician. This may include
recommendations for dynamic medical equipment to maximize function.
Performs patient/family teaching for maximizing function within the
home/community and implementation of home program. Provides care as
outlined in standards of care section of the AOTA and PCH Policies
& Procedures Manual.
- Maintains appropriate and timely documentation in compliance
with Joint Commission, state/federal guidelines, and CARF
standards, including participation in Total Quality
- Builds and maintains rapport within the department, hospital,
and community, while professionally interacting with physicians,
families, and hospital/community personnel. This includes
preparation and participation in in-service training programs.
Supervises and directs assistive personnel including but not
limited to certified occupational therapy assistants, rehab
technicians, and students, providing input into their performance
- Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Keywords: Phoenix Children's Hospital, Gilbert , Occupational Therapist-MG, Healthcare , Gilbert, Arizona
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