Florida Hospital Altamonte seeks to hire an Occupational Therapist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named ‘Best Hospital’ for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents. As the largest satellite campus within the Florida Hospital system, Florida Hospital Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973. The 398-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources.
Florida Hospital Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation – Altamonte offers state-of-the-art equipment and rehabilitation services in a beautiful new lakefront facility. The center provides individualized, evidence based and progressive treatment using a manual therapy and sports medicine approach. Our team of highly trained physical therapists, exercise physiologists, massage therapists, and Certified Hand Therapist educate patients, equipping them with the knowledge and ability to prevent further musculoskeletal injuries. The goal of Florida Hospital Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation is to transition patients from injury or sickness to rehabilitation and wellness. We are located next to the Spine Center at Altamonte and work closely with spine surgeon, Dr. Chetan Patel and his clinical and research teams.
Full Time; Monday-Friday; 8a-5p
Provides direct and indirect services to specific age groups in the outpatient rehabilitation settings. Utilizes process improvement in achieving the goals of the Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine 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 Florida 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 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
Basic computer skills to include Outlook, Microsoft Office, and Windows (preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
· Current valid State of Florida license as an Occupational Therapist
· Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
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 accurately, completely, timely, and legibly. Uses measurable and objective terminology according to standards of practice, follows insurance and department/hospital guidelines
Charges patient accurately, completely, timely and legibly according to guidelines of the CPT code format, price file, follows insurance and department/hospital guidelines
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
Meets at least 90% of the productivity standard
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 2 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
Complies with FH Compliance Plan, rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal agencies, and with the standards of all accrediting bodies and payers as evident through documentation reviews, tracers and rounds results. Takes responsibility for the environment of care by monitoring and taking action as needed
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Occupational Therapist opportunity with Florida Hospital Altamonte and apply online today.
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.