Eastside is a 310-bed, full-service, acute care medical center with nearly 1,200 employees and 450 affiliated physicians. The hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. Eastside Medical Center has been a leader for 31 years in a wide range of state of the art healthcare, including emergency services, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, women's services, neurosciences, oncology, cardiology and behavioral health.
Eastside Medical Center is seeking an Occupational Therapist.
*** Must be able to work some weekends during the day and flexible around some of the holidays. Possible vacation coverage during the week. ***
The Occupational Therapist is charged with completing an initial evaluation; setting realistic, functional goals; and determining the plan of care and treatments needed to obtain the established goals.
The OT must take into consideration past and current medical history; thoroughly review the chart; ensure patient is medically stable; complete patient interview and testing.
The OT is responsible for treatment, discharge planning, safety, and education for the patients served. Services are rendered in a cost conscious, quality focused and customer oriented manner. The focus of this job is the restoration or improvement of function while reducing dependencies; and the reduction or prevention of injuries.
The OT must possess strong communication skills; have a customer service mindset; and be a team-player.
The OT must incorporate age specific and cultural competencies into the care and treatment of patients.
Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and all other customers.
Promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment.
Graduate of an accredited school in OT; current state of Georgia licensure.
Acute care hospital experience preferred.
BLS (Basic Life Support) required within 90 days of hire or promotion.
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