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Acute Occupational Therapist

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Occupational Therapist provides direct patient services that may include identifying, evaluating, diagnosing, and treating. This position also provides indirect services including consulting, advising, teaching, and training patients and their caregivers.

Posting Specifics

Full time 36 hours

Rotating schedule every 3 weeks: 7:30am-5pm

Week 1: Wed, Th, Fri, Sa

Week 2: Su, Wed, Th, Fri

Week 3: Tu, Wed, Th, Fri

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Job Essentials

Assesses and evaluates a patient's condition according to the physician order and current standards of practice. Provides appropriate intervention including treatment related to the established plan of care with appropriate duration and intensity. Educates and trains patients and their caregivers.
Accepts assignments from Director or Team Lead including case load, productivity standard, education and in-servicing others, orienting and training new employees, supervising and training students, and supervising COTAs and Aides.
Actively participates in the quality improvement process for the team and the clinical setting and then follows through with the improvements.
Communicates through written chart notes, evaluations, progress reports, and discharge summaries regarding patient's status, any complications, prognosis, and plans for follow-up care.
Records daily charges and submits for payment according to department billing guidelines.
Participates in regularly scheduled or special clinical meetings related to patient care and clinic management.
Maintains appropriate team and interdisciplinary relationships.

Minimum Qualifications

Degree in Occupational Therapy. Education must be obtained from an accredited program. Degree will be verified.
Current license in the State of practice.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.

Preferred Qualifications

Certified Occupational Therapist through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

Physical Requirements:

Hearing/listening, lifting, manual dexterity, pulling/pushing, seeing, sitting, speaking, squatting/kneeling, standing, and walking.

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The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$40.41 - $62.34

We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Denver , Acute Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Lafayette, Colorado

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