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Occupational Therapist (OT)

Fulton, MO 65251

Posted: 02/24/2023 Certification: OT Job Number: FUL-OT Pay Rate: $40-$45/hr Specialty:

Job Description

American Medical Staffing is partnering with an Inpatient Psychiatric hospital to provide an Occupational Therapist (OT) for an ongoing assignment. Ideally, the Occupational Therapist (OT) would work full-time, but we will consider part-time.

  • Location: Fulton, MO
  • Setting: Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital 
  • Hours: Full-time/Part-time
  • Length: Ongoing 
  • Compensation: $40-$45.00 per hour 


The contractor shall provide Occupational Therapy (OT) Services in accordance with the provisions and requirements stated herein.
The contractor shall assess mitigating chocking risks including but not limited to the following:
  Assess feeding skills to determine the needs of adaptive equipment (weighted utensils, cups, built up
handles, plate guards, etc.);

b. Assess seating/positioning to determine if changes need to be made (sitting upright, feet flat on floor);
c. Observe mealtime environment for any needed changes (quieter environment to limit distractions);
d. Evaluate/treat any motor abilities that may affect feeding (coordination, crossing midline, postural
control); and

e. Other interventions as needed.
  The OT shall assess fall risk mitigation and adaptive equipment including but not limited to the

a. Assess balance/functional mobility to determine needs for mobility equipment;
b. Complete purchase requisitions for equipment as needed or notify FSH of equipment needed;
c. Provide client/caregiver education on appropriate use and safety with adaptive equipment;
d. Other interventions as needed.

  The OT shall provide additional OT assessments and interventions as requested.


Job Requirements

· OT license in Missouri

· OT previous LTC experience strongly preferred, psych experience preferred but not required

· Benefits: health, dental, and vision insurance begins on the first date of employment


American Medical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.

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American Medical Staffing (AMS) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.