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Occupational Therapist - Per Diem

Location: Washington
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, DC. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis—caring for the whole person—MedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment. MedStar Georgetown’s healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership.

The Occupational Therapist provides an advanced level of technical skill, evaluating and treating patients within the outpatient pediatrics unit. The Occupational Therapist coordinates the daily operations; including consultation, teaching, quality assurance, staff mentoring, and scheduling of patients. Provides direct PT evaluations and treatments, sets appropriate goals and makes discharge recommendations in accordance with standards of practice. Supervises PTAs and rehabilitation technicians. Instructs OT interns and other students as indicated.

Primary Duties

* Provide direct OT evaluations and re-evaluations, including assessment of prior and current level of functioning, setting appropriate goals and making appropriate discharge recommendations.

* Provide direct OT treatments, including patient and family education, progression of treatment plan and implementation of appropriate therapeutic interventions.

* Report on patient progress through appropriate written documentation including evaluation forms, progress notes, education forms and interdisciplinary rounds forms.

* Collaborate with physicians, patients, family and other members of health care team relative to patient treatment and progress as well as other affiliated agencies for effective discharge planning.


* Graduate of an accredited school.

* Current D.C. license, or qualified candidate for DC license as an Occupational Therapist (license must be obtained within six months of hire).

* OT experience preferred.

* Current CPR certification.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

Keywords: MEDSTAR HEALTH, Washington DC , Occupational Therapist - Per Diem, Other , Washington, DC

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