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UnityPoint Health Occupational Therapist in Fort Dodge, Iowa

Occupational Therapist

UnityPoint Health Fort Dodge

FTE: 1.0 FTE (Full-time, 40 hours per week)

Shifts: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, every 6th weekend rotation

Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

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· Evaluates and treats occupational therapy patients under physician orders

· Develops treatment plans for all patients assigned to case load

· Maintains appropriate documentation in the patient’s medical record

· Ongoing commitment to reducing costs and improving productivity in the occupational therapy department

· Maintains positive relationships with the health care team, patient and family

· Communicates effectively in writing and verbally with all appropriate members of the patient’s healthcare team

· Adheres to departmental and hospital policies and procedures


Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy


Entry level/new graduate acceptable


Occupational Therapy licensure in Iowa or eligible for licensure in Iowa Valid Iowa Drivers License Maintains Basic Life Support certification Refer to Stroke Service policy for annual stroke education requirements

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: · Effective written and verbal communication skills · Basic knowledge of computer concepts · Ability to meet time frames for work completion · Effective skills for teamwork/team facilitation · Ability to evaluate critically and think creatively · Able to read and understand a variety of patient related documentation · Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate and treat rehabilitative needs of patients relative to development and age


Electronic and mechanical patient care equipment, office equipment PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT Gloves, gait belt, seat belt, gowns, mask when necessary.

Requisition ID: 2022-124325

Street: 802 Kenyon Rd

Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .9

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, every 6th weekend rotation

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