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Neonatal Occupational Therapist - PRN

at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Posted: 4/5/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 58796

Job Description

  • Posted Date1 month ago(3/14/2019 5:12 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Patient Care
    Position Type
    Temporary Part-Time
    ICE MUSL Occupational Therapy Inpatient
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    This a PRN position

    Occupational Therapist in Neonatal ICU provides examination/evaluation and treatment plans based on best practice from evidence and patient goals.

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.

    Salary: Commensurate with experience


    • Examination/evaluation
    • Development of treatment plans
    • Therapy reassessments with revised treatment plans and/or discharge summary
    • Screening to determine appropriateness of therapy
    • Daily treatments which may consist of, but are not limited to: developmental evaluation & intervention, pre-feeding assessment & interventions, and patient and family education.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree or higher in Occupational Therapy
    • Current Arkansas license or eligible for licensure, (must obtain license upon hire)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 2 years of experience as Neonatal Occupational Therapist

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Sharp objects/tools