Oct 13, 2020

Occupational Therapist - Park Manor

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Walla Walla, WA 99362, USA

Job Description

Park Manor Rehabilitation Center, a state of the art skilled nursing facility nestled in the heart of Eastern Washington, is seeking a full time OT to join our fun and dedicated in-house therapy team. We are proud of our spacious therapy gym, outstanding ADL spaces, our outdoor therapy courtyard, indoor pool with patient lift and in-water treadmill, as well as our beautiful patient rooms and community spaces. Our program has a diverse and interesting geriatric patient population and a stable therapy team in place. As part of our team you can develop more programs to meet the needs of your patients, participate in many on-going professional development opportunities and enjoy a rehab director who celebrates EVERYTHING!! In return for your clinical excellence and professional passion we are able to offer a highly competitive hourly rate, comprehensive benefits, paid CEUs and many career growth opportunities.    Walla Walla, WA is a beautiful mid-sized community on the eastern side of Washington surrounded by vineyards and orchards.  The Mediterranean climate offers more sunshine than the western side of the state and the cost of living is much more affordable.  If you enjoy outdoor recreation, this is the place for you!  Close to home are mountains, streams and many hiking/biking/kayaking locales and the city is a four hour drive from Portland, OR and Seattle, WA .     Park Manor 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:  Evaluate patients within forty‑eight (48) hours of physician referral Develop effective treatment plans and obtains approval for services from referring physician Treat patients according to the physician's treatment plan Supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides in direct patient care and patient related activities and adhere 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 Conference, Utilization Review Meeting 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 charges daily per facility policy and procedures Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance programs Participate in discharge planning Coordinate necessary durable medical equipment and adaptive equipment for patients to facilitate safety and independence in ADL's Report any problems with department equipment so that it is maintained in good working order Comply with Occupational Therapy Practice Act and the facility Policy and Procedures   Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Occupational Therapist This position is open to OTs at all experience levels   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  Park Manor is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.