The Pediatric and Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health and Addictions units are comprised of three units: 7A Mental Health, ITC with a higher acuity and a higher staff to patient ratio, and 6A Dual Diagnosis each unit is a short-term crisis stabilization unit. Each unit offers a unique pediatric and adolescent inpatient hospital program. Each program offers select services to teens who are experiencing mental health and chemical dependency challenges. Members of the interdisciplinary team include Medical Doctors, Registered Nurses, Psychiatric Associates, Rehabilitation staff (Licensed Music Therapist, Art Therapist, Recreational Therapist), Chemical Dependency Counselors, Chaplains, Clinical Treatment Coordinators (social worker/psychotherapist) and an Advance Practice RN with specialization in Child/Adolescent Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing. In addition to joining a team that is part of one of the largest hospitals based Mental Health and Addiction Services service lines in the country, an individual who works in this program has access to many resources for expanding their clinical expertise. Clinical staff report to the Manager of Clinical Services for the pediatric and adolescent units, who works closely with the peds and service line leadership teams in promoting patient centered care that is effective and efficient.
Occupational Therapist will work a block schedule with a rotating weekend. The blocks can be flexible, and we will work with new hires to identify schedules and needs for individual and unit. Occupational Therapist will partner with the physician and interdisciplinary team to navigate the patient/family through stabilization and work toward ongoing care through therapeutic interventions with an emphasis on individualized care plans, behavioral plans, and group therapy. Duties will include sensory evaluations and assessment, participation in team approaches toward ensuring patient needs are met through individualized plans and interventions. Development and maintenance of sensory rooms and OT clinic. This includes but is not limited to managing patient/unit expectations, responding to the crisis of hospitalization, supporting the discharge and community re-entry needs through assessment and treatment team engagement.
The occupational therapist partners with the patient and treatment team while performing the Evaluation/Re-evaluation
Gathers pertinent data
Determines treatment diagnosis
Develops an individualized plan of care through coordination with the patient and family
Analyzes data to identify needs and potential risks
Determines prognosis for recovery
Establishes individualized goals with patient and/or caregiver
Individualizes plan of care considering developmental level and cultural differences
Implements and modifies plan of care based on reassessment and patient response
Coordinates care and communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team for all aspects of patient care
Establishes appropriate discharge plan
Partners with patients and families to provide skilled intervention
Implements plan of care
Alters treatment/plan of care to reflect change in patient status and response to treatment
Assesses patient and/or caregiver learning needs and provides appropriate education
Uses acceptable medical terminology
Follows professional practice standards
Completes documentation in a timely manner per department standards
Complies with department billing standards
Prioritizes tasks and patient care for effective time management
Understands and follows professional licensure/certification requirements
Directs team members and/or supervises students as designated
Pursues personal and professional development to support clinical best practice
Meets or exceeds departmental standards for productivity
Identifies opportunities for process /quality improvement
Participates in and supports entity/system initiatives
Occupational Therapy Licensure in State of Minnesota or temporary license in State of Minnesota
Active Basic Life Support Certification
Certification with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (COTA)
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