Occupational Therapist PRN

Job Locations US-IN
Post Date 2 weeks ago(1/23/2023 2:10 PM)
Job Function
Occupational Therapy
Metropolitan Area
Northwest Indiana
Employment Type
Requisition #
Zip Code


Mission Statement and Core Values

Athletico’s sole purpose is to provide exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury.  This is accomplished through building on our core values of patient/client satisfaction, accountability, teamwork and continuous improvement, which are the foundation for our unique culture.


Position Summary

The Occupational Therapist helps patients improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily lives and working environments.  The OT will assist patients to develop, recover, or maintain daily living and work skills with the goal of guiding clients to resume independent, productive, and satisfying lives.  The OT must also assess and record patient activities and progress while maintaining accurate records for evaluating patients, billing, and reporting to physicians.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide patient care by developing a plan using treatment techniques to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability.
  • Interpret prescriptions, perform an initial evaluation, and establish a treatment plan with functional goals updating them throughout the continuum of care.
  • Periodic and timely written communication to physicians and/or case managers.
  • Determine appropriate discharge management and patient follow-up.
  • Monitor clinic support staff with patient care and administrative assistance.
  • Responsible for documenting all treatment in patient charts and completing all written communications in a timely manner.
  • Maintain compliance with all HIPAA, PHI and OSHA rules and regulations.


Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform additional duties as required
  • Responsible for continuing to establish and develop professional relationships with Athletico’s valued referral sources.
  • Promote health and wellness in the professional and community organizations.
  • Accompany patients to their physician visits.
  • Shadowing physicians in clinic and/or surgery.


Job Requirements/Specifications


Education and Experience:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill,

and/or ability required.

  • Bachelor’s, Masters or Doctorate Degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy Program
  • Current Professional licensure as an Occupational Therapist
  • Meet licensure requirement for the state(s) in which they practice
  • 2 years of Hand Therapy Experience required
  • Current CPR Certification


Essential Qualifications:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Energetic and a team player
  • Able to demonstrate compassion toward patients
  • Service oriented


Language Skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently

Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.   This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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