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My name is Roland G., and my wife, Rita G., has been a patient in your Marion facility for two years. I would like to thank you for appointing Mrs. Karen Wadlow as the Administrator of this wonderful organization. Let me say I retired as Chief of Security in a healthcare facility that changed hands three times and saw four different administrators. I would like to say that none of them compared to Mrs. Karen Wadlow. This woman is a kind and intelligent individual, and she has no problem greeting patients with a warm, “hello, how are you today?” Not only does this speak volumes, but it is a testament to her great personality in terms of compassion and caring. At gatherings and functions, she navigates the room easily, conversing with everyone. She thinks nothing of going “the whole nine yards” for people. In my opinion, the staff also appears to interact well with Mrs. Karen Wadlow. As I am only a visitor to see my wife, I wish to add that my wife receives exceptional care from all the nurses and staff in the Bradford Unit. —Thank you for all you do, Roland G.


Sippican Healthcare Center

Occupational Therapist - Per Diem - Inpatient & TCU

Location: Bradford, MA - Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital

Category: Rehabilitation

Occupational TherapistPer Diem - Inpatient & TCU

Primary Responsibilities:
• Provide individualized evaluation, documentation of findings and progress, comprehensive planning, and implementation of treatment plan, patient / family education and determination of rehabilitation and patient goals under the direction of a physician.
• Assess and implement appropriate treatment plans according to patient diagnosis and status and in accordance of the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics.
• Complete documentation (e.g., initial evaluation, daily flow sheets, weekly progress notes, discharge summaries and statistics) on a timely basis.  Complete letters of justification for Durable Medical Equipment.
• Delegate appropriate duties to certified occupational therapy assistants, aides and supportive personnel.
• Coordinate and organize a full treatment caseload.
• Attend and report at rehabilitation team conferences (RTC), treating team conferences (TTC) and family team conferences (FTC).
• Seek to provide or enhance staff, patient and family education through continuing education courses/seminars and review of current relevant literature.

Prerequisites:
• Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from an AOTA-accredited program.
• Current licensure by the Board of Allied Health Professionals, Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
• American Occupational Therapy Association membership preferred.
• Certification in BLS of Adult, Child and Infant.
• Demonstrated pursuit of continuing education courses relevant to the field of occupational therapy.
• Demonstrated ability with interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Knowledge, experience, and proficiency in dealing with adult rehabilitation and geriatric age group.
• Knowledge of growth and development across the life span.

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