Hand Therapist – AdventHealth Sports Medicine & Rehab - Prlando
Location Address: 2519 S. Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32806
Join our team of over 40 Outpatient Clinics across Central Florida as we continue to grow! You will be part of a winning team of experts dedicated to whole-person care to help our patients heal, strengthen and renew. We have career opportunities in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Polk, Volusia, Flagler and Lake Counties for dedicated Team of therapists, clinicians and staff willing to carry on AdventHealth’s mission in the communities we serve.
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Sports Medicine & Rehab
Commitment to whole-person care, giving you the opportunity to help heal people in mind body and spirit.
Fulfilling work with people who treat you like family.
Excellent benefits, market-driven wages and career development opportunities.
Recognized for the seventh year in a row as a recipient of the Gallup Great Workplace Award as part of the AdventHealth network.
Opportunities for advancement as we expand our network across the nation.
Be part of a Team of Winning Care that supports Orlando Magic, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Daytona International Speedway, Walt Disney World, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Citrus Sports, Orlando Solar Bears, Lakeland Magic, runDisney and Track Shack.
Work Hours/Shift: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, with the ability to Float to locations throughout Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Polk County as needed
You Will Be Responsible For:
Determines Occupational Therapy Diagnosis and establishes plan of care, make recommendations for referral if treatment needed outside of scope of Physical Therapist practice.
Engages in promoting evidence-based standards of care and lifelong learning through autonomous and collaborative participation in research, journal club/reviews, teaching/mentoring/CI and/or clinical practice education within a peer group.
Performs evaluations and re-evaluations according to standards and recommended techniques. Establishes, implements, and adapts an individualized treatment plan of care (including appropriate goal setting, treatment activities and frequency). Discharges patients when maximum benefit has been achieved and/or according to standards of practice and payer guidelines.
Documents and charges accurately, completely, and timely using measurable and objective terminology, following standards of practice, insurance guidelines and department/hospital policies and procedures.
Identifies the need for patient/caregiver education and utilizes each opportunity for teaching on a planned or spontaneous basis. Documents education and understanding as appropriate.
Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.
Does discharge planning and provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of equipment and follow up services.
Oversees the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy technicians, according to established regulations and practice standards.
Attends department meetings and education as required.
Meets productivity standard as defined by department.
Actively supports scheduling so that each patient meets the plan of care as agreed upon by the patient and referring physician by adjusting and adapting their own schedule and/or working within the team in order to meet the patients’ needs. Willingly adjusts and adapts to changes in patient census by altering working hours to assist in other centers/programs as needed/approved and observed by manager.
Practices principles of employee and patient safety when performing daily job activities via observation
Regularly participates in marketing to physicians/physician practices to build referral relationships with a minimum of two contacts per month. Supports consumer marketing and public awareness through participation in community events, educational lectures/speaking and/or other extension of clinical expertise to the community as approved by manager or director.
Consistently living AdventHealth Services Standards: Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make It Easy, Own It, to ensure that every person, every time has an exceptional experience.
Performs other duties as assigned
What You Will Need:
At least entry-level professional competency of Occupational Therapy practice, theory, principles and applications as defined in competencies departmental policy
Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy plus five or more years of work experience in Occupational Therapy OR Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy
Active State of Florida Occupational Therapist License
Active Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Previous experience or clinical rotations/fieldwork in Hand Therapy preferred
Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) preferred
Provides direct and indirect services to specific age groups in the outpatient rehabilitation settings. Utilizes process improvement in achieving the goals of the Sports Med & Rehab Department. Accepts the responsibility to practice autonomously and collaboratively in all practice environments to provide best practice to the patient/client. Autonomous practice is characterized by independent, self-determined, professional judgment and action. Adheres to the Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies, and accrediting bodies. May supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants, volunteers, technical aides and interns. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.