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Occupational Therapist/Shift-Based/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Occupational Therapist/Shift-Based/UKHC
Requisition Number RE25935
Working Title Occupational Therapist
Department Name H6271:Rehab Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 12
Salary Range $61,630-100,485/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

BS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Certification eligible

Physical Requirements

This position requires regularly lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds; and occasionally standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); and working in confined spaces and/or at heights above four feet. Also involves some exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, and combative/violent people.

Shift

Days, occasional weekends/holidays.

Job Summary

Therapeutic Services is seeking an Occupational Therapist to perform occupational therapy evaluations and render occupational therapy treatments following a physician’s order. Will treat patients with a variety of diagnoses. Will perform appropriate documentation in the medical record. This position will provide direct patient care and will assist the Supervisor and Senior Leaders in program development while adhering to the policies and procedures of the University of Kentucky HealthCare Enterprise and in accordance with state and federal regulations.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills (written and verbal), exceptional attention to detail, and computer skills; ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Hospital occupational therapist experience highly preferred.

Deadline to Apply 01/19/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2021-01-08 Expires: 2021-02-07

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