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Registered Occupational Therapist (OT)

Company: University Park Care Center
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Position Details: Employment Status: PRN Salary: 50.00 - 55.00 Hourly Shift: DayUniversity Park Care Center in Pueblo, COPueblo is in southern Colorado where we welcome sunshine and warmer temperatures throughout the year. This amazing town has so many activities that both individuals and families can enjoy. We have the historic and beautiful riverwalk with many restaurants and activities. We are home to the Colorado State Fair and the amazing Chile and Frijoles festival. You can enjoy year-round outdoor activities like camping, hiking, biking, boating and water sports on the 10,000 acres of land at Lake Pueblo State Park and the 4600 Acres of surface water at the Pueblo Reservoir. This great city has a lower cost of living where you can enjoy ALL the perks of Colorado right in your backyard. $10,000 sign-on bonus/student loan repayment! Mentorship programs available new grads welcome Shared position to float between University Park and Pueblo (Travel reimbursement available) Part of a network of nearly 200 facilities in 26 states In-house rehab programs with empowering work environments Continuing education and growth opportunities.Position Summary:The OT - Occupational Therapist provides direct rehab care in occupational therapy to patients upon physician referral in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements: NBCOT certified upon hire, but renewal is optional going forward Graduate of an accredited program in occupational therapy (BSOT or MSOT) Currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment. One (1) year experience in post acute care or related setting preferred CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.Specific Job Requirements: Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e mail Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs Must demonstrate good body mechanics at all times Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc. Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance trainingEssential Functions: Follow occupational treatment plans for patients (i.e., activities of daily living) Establish, assess, and modify realistic, measurable, timely, and functional goals Oversee and evaluate care given by OTAs, Rehab Aides, and students Chart appropriately and timely Utilize therapy software appropriately and accurately Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients Assist in the evacuation of patients Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours Read, write, speak, and understand the English languageAn Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: University Park Care Center, Pueblo , Registered Occupational Therapist (OT), Other , Pueblo, Colorado

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