Job: Occupational Therapist (PRN)

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Job Description

ABOUT OUR SEARCH

Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital (NCRH) is currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist (PRN). Make a direct difference today by joining our team of dedicated professionals working together to attain a common goal – giving the gift of time through great patient care. Competitive wages await you!

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Ernest Health owns and operates community-based acute rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. We are dedicated to providing high quality, cost-effective physical medicine and rehabilitation services to promote the recovery of individuals who have functional deficits resulting from injury or illness as well as those with chronic or complex medical conditions. We promote a healing and nurturing environment at each of our facilities, responding to the medical, physical, psychological and social needs of our patients.

ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL

Our Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Facility, designed solely for the provision of specialized rehabilitative care, is the only freestanding acute rehabilitation hospital serving northern Colorado. Since opening its doors in 2005, our hospital has been rated in the top 10% of all inpatient rehab facilities in the United Stated for 9 consecutive years! Through our inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, we are able to utilize our unique design and responsive environment to help patients recover quickly and return home with a renewed sense of self-sufficiency.

BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Occupational Therapist evaluates a patient’s physical, cognitive and perceptual functional capacities and plans, organizes, coordinates, and administers goal-directed, activity oriented treatment while exercising professional judgment, knowledge, and skills in managing treatment plans for the purpose of promoting/restoring optimum independence in daily life tasks. The Occupational Therapist ensures continuation of performance through effective education of the patient, family, support system, and home program, if applicable. These functions are carried out according to hospital policy and in accordance with the mission and vision of the hospital and consistent with the philosophy of the department. The Occupational Therapist supervises/provides occupational therapy services to patients ranging in age from 14 – 100+ in an inpatient and/or outpatient environment. The Occupational Therapist supervises supportive personnel and actively participates in departmental activities and processes.

Minimum Work Experience

One (1) year recent experience in the care of patients in rehabilitation hospital setting preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications

  • Current State of Colorado license as an Occupational Therapist is required.
  • Current BLS/CPR required.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Ability

  • Proficient use of appropriate forms in documenting care and medical necessity.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and care.
  • Ability to demonstrate clinical proficiency utilizing policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Knowledgeable about accreditation standards to ensure adherence to all standard set forth by the state and accrediting agencies of TJC and CMS.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend English at a level necessary to follow written and oral instructions and safety precautions.