Provide˙timely Occupational Therapy evaluation of referred patients through established patient evaluation procedures.
Undertake assessment and treatment of children with a variety of conditions.
To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of his/her˙work within the scope of professional practice and˙hold˙responsibility for own caseload.
Provide spontaneous and planned advice, teaching, and instruction to patients and caregivers.
Responsible for maintaining accurate, comprehensive, and timely patient treatment records in line with professional and Hospital standards of practice.
Comply with the organizational and departmental policies and procedures.
Monitor the patient?s progress by re-assessing continuously.
Provide˙assessment and reassessment to monitor patient?s progress.
Set appropriate, measurable, and purposeful long and short-term functional activity goals and participation goals˙with the patient and caregiver(s).
Plan˙and implement age-appropriate treatment interventions, effective in promoting patient motivation and progress in activities of Daily Living, Functional Mobility, Cognitive and Visual Perceptual Assessment and Intervention, Sensory-Motor Assessment and Intervention, School readiness, Home and/or school visit for environmental assessment, and Adjustment to disability.
Assess, plan, provide˙and evaluate˙the educational needs of the patient and family.
Provide˙appropriate discharge planning and patient/ family teaching, including documentation and provision of necessary home programs as intervention occurs.
Consult with and report to the Rehabilitation team on a regular/weekly basis, including daily huddles.
Provide appropriate and timely progress notes, at least daily for inpatients and each visit for outpatients, education updates, and contact updates as indicated by patient condition or special program.
Identify and manage patient deterioration of patient conditions, initiates appropriate action, and escalates accordingly.
Demonstrate˙critical thinking skills by problem-solving appropriately during patient care.
Utilize a professional practice framework and evidence-based care, identifies improvement areas while minimizing risks creating care that is optimal for˙children and families.
Provide˙comprehensive clinical handover for weekend duty and leave coverage as required.
Prescribe and request˙optimal, appropriate, resource-efficient equipment/supplies.
Ensure˙all equipment used is in proper working order and remove˙defective equipment for repair and report this to Rehab Aide and/or Team Leader
Demonstrate understanding and support of, as well as a commitment, to the organization through providing patient services in an ethical and legal manner.
Display competence and responsibility in the prevention of contamination and transfer of infection.
Demonstrate competency with basic Physical Therapy equipment and attend training on any new items.
Facilitate the incorporation of patient safety and transformational leadership principles into clinical rehabilitation interventions.˙