Jul 14, 2020
Cedar City, UT, USA
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.
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
Licensed Occupational Therapist
This position is open to therapists at all experience levels.
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.