Essential Job Functions: OTR
An occupational therapist must
- have physical, psychosocial and cognitive abilities to interact and insure safety with clients.
- communicate written and verbally in a respectful and professional manner, being sensitive to cultural diversity.
- deal with people's daily occupations, including self-care, work and leisure.
- observe and evaluate client performance; process and interpret findings; plan and implement client centered treatment.
- create documentation that is clear, concise, functional, formalized, and measurable which meets facility time constraints and procedures.
- integrate client information holistically using critical thinking and creative problem solving to meet the clients' goals.
- demonstrate flexibility while managing multiple tasks, such as organizing, rearranging and adapting to the client and facility needs.