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Occupational Therapist

Company:
Frontline National
Location:
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Posted:
November 19, 2018
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Description:

Frontline National is currently seeking Occupational Therapists for opportunities near Bethesda, Maryland. Please apply online or contact a recruiter at 513-528-7823 to learn more about these great opportunities!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale. Frontline National is proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

-Performs a full range of occupational therapy services in accordance with the scope of clinical privileges granted by the Commanding Officer. Perform a full range of therapy services in support of PH/TBI and related concomitant co Morbidities/disabilities.

-Evaluates all referred patients to determine current levels of Function-/dysfunction using standardized and clinically accepted measurement and evaluation tools, clinical observations, patient and staff interviews, and review of medical histories

-Provides comprehensive rehabilitation objectives/goals to individual patients with deficits in functional performance and occupational roles.

-Plans and implements complex goal-oriented treatment plans for patients presenting a multiplicity of complex dysfunction. Designs plans to meet patient and clinical objectives in order to maximize restoration of occupational roles/function, such as: selecting activities to increase or improve muscle functional status as well as strength, range of motion, sensation, edema control, and coordination/manual dexterity.

-Designs and fabricates simple and complex thermoplastic splints, orthotic devices and adaptive equipment to enable patients to complete activities of daily living.

-Assures patient treatment is adequately documented in medical records. Participates in various ward meetings, discharge planning, and rounds; validates assessments, communicates finding (orally and in written format) and makes appropriate clinical recommendations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Completion of the following:

-Possess Masters or Doctoral degree in Occupational Therapy from an Occupational Therapy program/institution accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)

Experience: Candidates must have the following experience:

-Possess a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the evaluation and treatment of patients with neurologic and/or brain injury diagnoses (e.g. Cerebrovascular Accident, Traumatic Brain Injury, Brachial Plexus Injury, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, etc.).

Security:

-National Background Investigation

-Must be a US Citizen

-Must have reliable transportation to and from site

License/Certification and Training:

-License in any US or territory as an Occupational Therapist (License cannot be under investigation nor have any adverse action pending from a State Board or national licensing/certification agency) The license must grant the provider the ability to use diagnostic pharmaceutical agents (DPAs) and therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPAs).

-Certified in occupational therapy through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

-Basic Life Support from American Heart Association or American Red Cross

Schedule:

-Monday to Friday between hours of 6:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.