Jul 14, 2020

Occupational Therapist - Cedar Health

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Cedar City, UT, USA

Job Description

Cedar Health & Rehabilitation Center is the newest addition to our Southern Utah group of facilities and we are excited to help them grow!  We are seeking a PRN OT to join our in-house therapy team. This 80-bed long term care and skilled nursing facility serves a small, rural market, and our amazing in-house therapy team is able to spend meaningful time with each patient and build lasting relationships.  We provide 7 days a week therapy and see a wide variety of patients creating an opportunity for on-going professional growth and skills development for our therapists along with competitive compensation.   Cedar Health & Rehabilitation 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  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/or Aides in direct patient care and patient related activities, following state practice act 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 Record evaluations, daily treatment notes, weekly progress notes, HCFA 700 & 701, per the facility policy and procedure 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 Act as a clinical preceptor for affiliating Occupational Therapy or Occupational Therapy Assistant Schools Comply with the Occupational Therapy Practice Act in the state and the facility policy and procedures       Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Occupational Therapist This position is open to therapists 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   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.