Oct 13, 2020

Occupational Therapist - Wellington Place

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Temple, TX, USA

Job Description

Wellington Place, a beautiful skilled nursing facility near Austin, is seeking an Occupational Therapist to join our fun and passionate in house therapy team. We are looking for a candidate who is interested in LTC programming and is strong in ADLs.  We see a diverse and interesting patient population, and you will have a significant impact on the programs that we provide. We can offer you a professionally exciting work environment where our team shares ideas and successes. In addition, we can offer you a highly competitive hourly rate, comprehensive benefits, paid CEUs and many career growth opportunities.   Wellington Place receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 200 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. Help us build something great and share in the Ensign experience with these in-house facility teams where our core values of  ownership, passion for learning, loving one another, and celebration are evident every day. Be sure to ask us about facility specific specialty programs like Heart PARC, Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Alter G, Big & Loud, and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career.     Duties:  Screen and/or evaluate patients within forty‑eight (48) hours of physician referral Develop effective treatment plans and obtain approval for services from referring physician Treat patients according to the physician treatment plan Supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides in direct patient care and patient related activities, following state practice acts and adherence to facility Supervision Policy and Procedure Matrix Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans Participate in Patient Care Conferences, Utilization Review meetings and Rehabilitation Conferences Participate in in‑service training program for other staff in the facility Document all regulatory and clinically required information in the electronic documentation system and maintain patient records according to company policy Record treatment changes daily per policy and procedure Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance programs Participate in discharge planning Coordinates necessary durable medical equipment for patients to facilitate safety and independence in mobility; i.e., braces, walkers, canes, elevated toilet seats and grab bars Report any problems with department equipment so that it is maintained in good working order Comply with the Occupational Therapy Practice Act in the state and the facility’s policy and procedures   Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Occupational Therapist   Desired Skills:   Exhibits a sincere desire to help patients and residents in their rehabilitation process  Superior interpersonal communication skills  Strong writing skills required for documentation of the care you provide  Exhibits knowledge and understanding of therapy practice  Possesses and conveys high degree of credibility and integrity  Enjoys team cohesion, is a team player, has a positive attitude and a strong desire to make a constructive impact on organizational excellence  Understands and accepts the unpredictable nature and needs of the therapy function in a busy rehab department  Wellington Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.