Sep 03, 2020

Occupational Therapist - Timberwood

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Livingston, MT 59047, USA

Job Description

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.   Duties:  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 Document all regulatory and clinically required information in the electronic documentation system and maintains 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 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   Requirements: 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.   Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Occupational Therapist New graduates are welcome   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.