Job Description

Elkhorn Valley is the only free standing acute rehabilitation hospital in Wyoming and has been in the Top 10% of all inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in the Nation since opening in 2008.  Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Hospital is designed solely for the care and treatment of individuals who, as a result of illness or injury, have suffered a loss or limitation in their ability to function.  Through our dedicated and passionate staff of inpatient therapist they provide skilled therapy to help restore and achieve functional independence.  Our Occupational therapists are an integral part of the interdisciplinary team and are responsible for evaluating patients and implementing a treatment plan designed to help patients improve their functional and reasoning abilities and assist them in relearning to perform the tasks of daily living.  They may assist patients with adaptive equipment or skills allowing the patient to return home independently.

Our PRN Occupational Therapists work on an as needed basis which will include at least one weekend shift per month.  Shifts are generally scheduled in advance however, you may be contacted on short notice to cover for sick calls if available.  This position does offer flexibility but also requires weekends and some holidays on a rotating basis.  Additional needs may include vacation or leave coverage. 

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Skills / Requirements

Current Wyoming licensure as an Occupational Therapist required,  Basic Life Support/CPR card required w/ proof of skills check.  One year of experience working in a hospital or rehab setting preferred.  Successful applicants should have:  knowledge of clinical operations and procedures, competency in the provision of care according to established standards, appropriate application of age specific standards, policies and procedures and guidelines in caring for adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, general computer skills including: data entry, word processing, email, and effective time management skills.

Important Notes

PRN Occupational Therapist opportunity in Wyoming's only free standing acute rehabilitation hospital.  Shifts are scheduled in advance, and this PRN position offers flexibility and is perfect for the OT who wants to keep their skills up and work an occasional weekend shift, or has the ability to pick-up shifts during the week.  Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Hospital offers a professional working environment, educational opportunities and a very rewarding experience working with patients who have lost some ability to function independently and watching them walk out the door - it's all part of what Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Hospital offers. Join our team of dedicated professionals today!