Sep 03, 2020
Peoria, IL, USA
We are seeking an Occupational Therapist to join our in-house therapy team and treat our patients at Peoria Post-Acute Care Center in Peoria, AZ. Our therapy team is dynamic, passionate, and lots of fun to work with. Candidates must have a passion for working with patients that have cognitive decline and Peoria has already implemented some excellent programs to maximize the potential of this patient population. In addition we see a wide variety of orthopedic and neurological diagnoses so this is an interesting and challenging job! In return for your clinical excellence we can offer you a stable work environment and many opportunities for career growth as well as competitive compensation and benefits.
Peoria Post Acute Care 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. We have been in-house with therapy for many years which gives us a significant edge going into the current payment model changes. Our therapy and nursing teams work collaboratively to ensure outstanding outcomes for our patients. While some companies are preparing for layoffs, we are gearing up for amazing rehab programs! 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.
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 inservice 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
Licensed Occupational Therapist
This position is open to OTs 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
Peoria Post Acute Care is 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.