Children's Hospital Colorado Occupational Therapist I - 57312 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Briargate POC Occupational ThpHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: Occupational Therapist with 2+ years of experience in the areas ofSensory integration and feeding experience to support a busy outpatienthospital based clinic. Hours to include days M-F with possible Saturday's.Job OverviewProvides occupational therapy services including evaluation, treatment,follow up and documentation using general competencies for inpatients and/oroutpatients referred to the OT department. Provides supervision for therapyaides/assistants and students with specific patients or tasks asappropriate. Provides continuous consultation and education to families.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific CareNeonate -Infancy - >30 days to 1yrToddlers - >1yr to 3yrsPre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsSchool age - >5yrs to 13yrsAdolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsAdult - >18yrs to 65yrsEssential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Collaboration: Collaborates with the family, physicians, schools andother providers to ensure continuum of care for the child and optimal clinicalservices.Documentation: Completes written documentation in accordance with departmentstandards for format, location and time frames.Evaluation/Re-evaluations: Independently evaluates children from birth to21 years of age, with a variety of diagnosis, in specialized programs,on inpatient and/or outpatient units. Incorporates principles ofcultural-competence and family-centered care into clinical services.Financial Responsibility: Assists in achieving departmental financial budgettargets.Leadership and/or Professionalism- Demonstrates professional behaviors;adheres to hospital and departmental policies and promotes personal anddepartmental development through participation in development activities toimprove the patient experience and quality goals of the department andhospitalProvides consultation and education to families.Treatment: Treat children ages birth to 21 years of age, with a variety ofdiagnoses, and in specialized programs on inpatient and outpatient units.Incorporates principles of cultural-competence and family-centered care intoclinical services. Seeks out appropriate mentoring/training and consultswith relative Program Coordinator and/or assigned mentor for complex patientdiagnoses.Other InformationCOMPETENCIESADAPTABILITY - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes inwork responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes,structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring thebenefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make thechange successful.APPLIED LEARNING - Assimilating and applying new job-related information in atimely manner.BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS - Developing and leveraging relationships within andacross work groups to achieve results.COLLABORATING - Working cooperatively with others to help a tea