The occupational therapist works with patients and clients who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or changes in physical function and health status resulting from injury, disease or other causes. The occupational therapist evaluates and treats patients under the supervision of a physician utilizing the parameters established by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The goal of the occupational therapist is to alleviate discomfort and restore function, provide education on prevention and wellness issues.
Education: Graduate of a program in Occupational Therapy at a masters or bachelors level degree.
Experience: Clinical experience with geriatric and orthopedic outpatient setting.
Licenses/Certification: Current certification with the National Board foe certification in Occupational Therapy. Maintenance of current CPR or BLS