Occupational Therapist in Palatka, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida Putnam Hospital

Occupational Therapist

Palatka, FL, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule
Therapy and Rehabilitation   Job ID: 193107
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HCA Florida Putnam Hospital, a 99-bed, acute care facility, located at 611 Zeagler Dr, in Palatka, provides the latest technology with the assurance of highly trained, caring professionals to the residents of Putnam County. The hospital serves North Central Florida with a full complement of quality healthcare services while maintaining cost-effectiveness.

The hospital provides individualized care directed to the specific needs of each patient. Putnam Community Medical Center offers a 10-bed Intensive/Critical Care Unit, Step-Down Care Unit, Cardiac Cath Lab, medical and surgical units, family birthplace center, and a 24-hour emergency department. We also provide inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services.

  1. Occupational Therapist's function is to perform a thorough evaluation of patients assigned to them, to establish goals and plans of care to meet the needs of said patients as outlined in the Rehabilitation Department's Policy and Procedure Manual
  2. Organizes and conducts Occupational Therapy treatment and programs in the hospital, out-patient and in-patient departments to facilitate rehabilitation of the mentally or occupationally handicapped and injured.  Directs patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance; facilitates the learning of those skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity, diminish or correct pathology and to promote and maintain health.


Education: Minimum of BA of Occupational Therapy degree.

Experience: Successful completion of an Occupational Therapy program including supervised clinical internships in acute-care facilities.

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration: Occupational Therapy Licensure in the State of Florida, Current CPR certification.

Other Minimum

Qualifications: Relevant knowledge of Florida Occupational Therapy Practice act and Board of Occupational Therapy rules and regulations.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.   Excellent patient care and interaction skills. Good working knowledge of computer and keyboarding.  Good self motivation and ability to set priorities, performs well in stress and emergency situations, ensures accuracy & completeness of work performed, follows established procedures performing job functions.


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Therapy and Rehabilitation
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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