Sep 22, 2020
Livingston, MT 59047, USA
Timberwood Nursing & Rehab Center, a beautiful skilled nursing facility in south Texas, is seeking a PRN Occupational Therapist to join our wonderful in-house therapy team. Join us as we create and implement great therapy programs, provide excellent patient care, and work closely with our highly qualified facility staff, residents and their families. We are a repeat 5-star facility and see a diverse mix of orthopedic, neurological and cognitive disorders, and a large percentage of our patients complete their rehab programs and return to home. In return for your professional passion and clinical expertise, we can offer you a highly competitive rate of pay and many career growth opportunities.
Timberwood 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.
Evaluate patients within (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
Record evaluations, daily treatment notes as necessary, weekly progress notes, HFCA therapy cert/POC forms per facility policy and procedure
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
Act as a clinical preceptor for affiliating Occupational Therapy or Occupational Therapy Assistant Schools
Comply with Occupational Therapy Practice Act and the facility Policy and Procedures
Although prior therapy experience is preferred, we place a high value on intelligence, drive and willingness to learn and grow, making this an excellent opportunity for an exceptional new graduate who is willing to work hard and make him or herself an indispensable member of our team. The right individual will be committed to providing the superior service levels that our patients and residents need and expect.
Licensed Occupational Therapist
New graduates are welcome
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
We are 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.