To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.
Role has two key functions. 1) A minimum of 80% of time/work load will be to perform duties of staff therapist. 2) Up to 20% of time/work load will be dedicated to maintaining and supporting presently used computer systems, providing support as needed during transition from current computer system/s to new computer system, as well as providing quantitative data as requested to support quality initiatives and utilization assessment initiatives. Percentages are provided as guidance to ensure a balance between patient care and time spent on computer systems. This balance does not need to be maintained daily, but it is expected to be balanced over longer periods of time (ie a month). Other duties may be assigned.
- 1. Clinical Skills - provides appropriate care as defined by hospital policies and procedures. Functions as a staff therapist.
- 1.1 Performs all duties of Staff Therapist
- 2. Accomplishes agreed upon tasks and intiatives within established timeframes.
- 3. Performs administrative tasks as defined by Supervisor.
- 3.1 Provides staff orientation, support, assistance and on-the-job training specific to specialty areas within the department when appropriate.
- 4. Demonstrates professionalism representing team and hospital in meetings or in discussions with system collegues.
- 4.1 Demonstrates Participation in Professional Development
- 5. Computer program oversight and support - ensures systems are working appropriately. Identifies and corrects problems and meets the needs of the system users.
- 5.1 Coordinates appropriate education programs such as inservices
Graduate of accredited Occupational Therapy program and a BS required or Masters degree preferred.
Minimum of 3 years clinical experience.
Current Connecticut licensure in occupational therapy. Current BLS/CPR certification.
The worker must be able to stand, walk, talk, hear, lift, push, pull, reach, stoop, kneel, climb and perform repetitive motions, of the wrist, fingers or hands., The worker is subject to inside environmental/atmospheric conditions such as poor ventilation and is also subject to hazards, such as exposure to chemicals., The worker must be able to operate various exercise equipment, whirlpools, ultrasound and electrical stimulation equipment., The worker must be able to exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and /or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently and/or up to, 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects or the human body. Functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis