FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Full Time

 

Occupational Therapist job in Bethesda, Maryland. 

The Occupational Therapist job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Monday-Friday day schedule
  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

Occupational Therapist Job Overview:

  • Performs a full range of occupational therapy services in accordance with the scope of clinical privileges granted by the Commanding Officer.
  • Perform a full range of therapy services in support of PH/TBI and related concomitant co Morbidities/disabilities.
  • Evaluates all referred patients to determine current levels of Function-/dysfunction using standardized and clinically accepted measurement and evaluation tools, clinical observations, patient and staff interviews, and review of medical histories.
  • Provides comprehensive rehabilitation objectives/goals to individual patients with deficits in functional performance and occupational roles.
  • Plans and implements complex goal-oriented treatment plans for patients presenting a multiplicity of complex dysfunction.
  • Designs plans to meet patient and clinical objectives in order to maximize restoration of occupational roles/function, such as: selecting activities to increase or improve muscle functional status as well as strength, range of motion, sensation, edema control, and coordination/manual dexterity.
  • Designs and fabricates simple and complex thermoplastic splints, orthotic devices and adaptive equipment to enable patients to complete activities of daily living.
  • Teaches compensatory techniques for accomplishing self-care and work tasks regardless of disabilities (i.e., paralysis, amputations, stiff joint, cognitive or psychosocial dysfunction). Provides patient/family/unit education on treatment procedures, joint protection, energy conservation, and work simplification; selects activities to improve abilities in the area of executive function, auditory and visual attention/processing, decision making and perceptual function.
  • Tests and measures the patient's strength, motor development, sensory perception, functional capacity, and/or respiratory and circulatory efficiency. Record findings to develop or revise treatment programs.
  • Plans and prepares written treatment programs based on an evaluation of the patient.
  • Administers manual exercises to improve and maintain function.
  • Instructs, motivates, and assists patients in performing various physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities.
  • Administers treatments involving application of physical agents and evaluates effectiveness of treatment at various stages. Adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefits.
  • Completes patient assessments concerning independent living skills, occupational performance, prevocational work adjustment, educational skills, social skills and abilities.
  • Tests neuromuscular, motor, cognitive and psycho-social skills. Interprets results and proposes a treatment/intervention plan, including short and long range goals, indicating frequency and duration of treatment.

 

Occupational Therapist Job Qualifications:

  • BLS
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Computer competency 
  • Masters or Doctoral Degree in Occupational Therapy from an Occupational Therapy program/institution accredited by ACOTE
  • Certified in occupational therapy through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). 
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in the evaluation and treatment of patients with neurologic and/or brain injury diagnoses (e.g. Cerebrovascular Accident, Traumatic Brain Injury, Brachial Plexus Injury, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, etc.).

  • Licensure: Current. License must grant the provider the ability to use diagnostic pharmaceutical agents (DPAs) and therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPAs)

 

 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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