The best of modern health care technology, plus the best of small town America!
Located in the midst of the beautiful rolling hills and woodlands of Pennsylvania, you don't have to be a native to feel at home here. No matter where your roots, you'll quickly recognize that the staff at Penn Highlands DuBois (PHD), like other residents of the community, will make you feel right at home.
Penn Highlands DuBois (PHD) offers residents of west central Pennsylvania a rare combination of technologically advanced health care in a warm, friendly environment. Widely recognized as one of the leading health centers of its kind in the commonwealth, PHD is an oasis of clinical and technical excellence, with a focus on patient-centered care. Its rural setting is just far enough from the hustle of the city life to make it peaceful, but close enough to provide easy access to sought-after urban attractions.
THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST USES OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION TECHNIQUES TO DETERMINE THE PATIENT’S ASSETS AND LIMITATIONS, ESTABLISH GOALS, AND PLAN AGE-APPROPRIATE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY TREATMENT IN COLORATION WITH THE PATIENT/FAMILY AND TREATMENT TEAM MEMBERS.
*Complies with PENN HIGHLANDS DUBOIS policies and procedures, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state or local law and regulations
Perform occupational therapy interview and evaluation using standardized and non standardize test; interpret data, document results and plan treatment based on finding
Using occupational therapy evaluation results, and in collaboration with the patient and team members, determine the patient’s assets and limitations, establish goals, and plan age appropriate Occupational Therapy treatment
Implement the treatment plan using meaningful goal-directed activity in a therapeutic environment in order to achieve optimum level of function
Completes billing attendance and other records as required.
Plan for discharge of patient in a timely manner by providing assessment and recommendations
Supervises and effectively utilize support personnel and students
Contribute to departmental and hospital program development and evaluation
Responsible to develop clinical competence/specialty in chosen appointed area
Other duties as directed.