Occupational/Hand Therapist PRN in Adrian, MI at Athletico

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Adrian, MI
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Mission Statement and Core Values

Athletico’s sole purpose is to provide exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury.  This is accomplished through building on our core values of patient/client satisfaction, accountability, teamwork and continuous improvement, which are the foundation for our unique culture.


Position Summary

The Occupational Therapist helps patients improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily lives and working environments.  The OT will assist patients to develop, recover, or maintain daily living and work skills with the goal of guiding clients to resume independent, productive, and satisfying lives.  The OT must also assess and record patient activities and progress while maintaining accurate records for evaluating patients, billing, and reporting to physicians. This is a PRN position. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide patient care by developing a plan using treatment techniques to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability.
  • Interpret prescriptions, perform an initial evaluation, and establish a treatment plan with functional goals updating them throughout the continuum of care.
  • Periodic and timely written communication to physicians and/or case managers.
  • Determine appropriate discharge management and patient follow-up.
  • Monitor clinic support staff with patient care and administrative assistance.
  • Responsible for documenting all treatment in patient charts and completing all written communications in a timely manner.
  • Maintain compliance with all HIPAA, PHI and OSHA rules and regulations.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform additional duties as required
  • Responsible for continuing to establish and develop professional relationships with Athletico’s valued referral sources.
  • Promote health and wellness in the professional and community organizations.
  • Accompany patients to their physician visits.
  • Shadowing physicians in clinic and/or surgery.


Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s, Masters or Doctorate Degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy Program
  • Current Professional licensure as an Occupational Therapist
  • Meet licensure requirement for the state(s) in which they practice
  • Current CPR Certification

Essential Qualifications:   

  • Energetic and a team player
  • Able to demonstrate compassion toward patients
  • Service oriented


Language Skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently


Physical Demands:  

  • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • Possess the ability to fulfill any office activities normally expected in an office setting, to include, but not limited to:  remaining seated for periods of time to perform computer based work, participating in filing activity, lifting and carrying office supplies (paper reams, mail, etc.)
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to feel, and reach with hand and arms
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20-25 pounds 
  • Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding)
  • Travel may be required to existing or new Athletico locations or corporate onsite meetings

Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.   This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.