Jul 30, 2021

Occupational Therapist - Julia Temple

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Englewood, CO, USA

Job Description

Julia Temple Healthcare Center in Englewood, CO, is seeking a full time Occupational Therapist to join our in-house therapy team. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to work with an award winning dementia specialist at Julia Temple as well as our amazing JTOPS outpatient team to expand our therapy services to the Englewood community. While this position will require some travel, we offer on-going continuing education in our areas of specialty and leadership development opportunities through our DORITO program. We also see a wide variety of orthopedic and neurological diagnoses so this is an interesting and challenging job! Come visit our beautifully remodeled facility with it's spacious and well equipped therapy gym and meet our award winning DOR. Our therapy team is dynamic, passionate, and lots of fun to work with. In return for your clinical excellence we can offer you a stable work environment and many opportunities for career growth as well as a competitive compensation package. Julia Temple 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
  • 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 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.