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Occupational Therapist

Company: E-Talent Network
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Occupational therapists are the specialists who find out new and easy ways for people going through physical, mental, and emotional trauma so that they can overcome the problems and lead a normal, satisfying, and happy life.
Therapists not only provide them appropriate care and support to combat against their problem but also help them doing daily tasks like washing, dressing, cooking and eating. They examine and treat patients of all ages, from children to elderly people suffering from serious disorders or adverse situations.

Duties of an Occupational Therapist
Different roles and responsibilities carried out by an occupational therapist include:

  • Examining the condition of patients and analyzing their needs.
  • Planning treatment and providing it to the respective patient.
  • Keeping an eye on their medical condition.
  • Reviewing progress and upgrading the prescribed treatment as per the requirement.
  • Educating the patients' family and employer about their needs and how to provide adequate medical care to them.
  • Providing customized services as per different disabilities of the patients.
  • Examining the home and workplace of the patients. Making potential changes as per the health requirement of their client.
  • Installing the required equipment in the classroom to help children with disabilities. Also, providing guidance on how to use the special equipment.
  • Taking exercise sessions so that patients can get relief from chronic pain.
  • Helping people to return to work.
  • Program the aspirants of an occupational therapist and supervising their work.
  • Organizing rehabilitation groups for the clients and carers.
  • Preparing reports and attending multidisciplinary case meeting to decide and review the continuing treatment.
  • Help children participate in school activities.
  • Taking sessions on time management, anxiety management tricks and techniques.
  • Perform administrative tasks like making phone calls, maintaining records and case notes.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: E-Talent Network, St. Louis , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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