Jan 05, 2021

Occupational Therapist - Arvada Care

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Arvada, CO, USA

Job Description

Arvada Care & Rehabilitation is seeking a PRN Occupational Therapist to join our fun and hardworking therapy department. We are a busy skilled nursing facility covering both inpatient and outpatient therapy programs. Conveniently located in the Denver Metro Area, Arvada Care & Rehab is a 52 bed facility providing top tier care to the community. As part of our team, you will have exposure to our existing programs in neurology, ergonomics, orthopedics, modalities, splinting, manual therapy, and many more. In return for your clinical knowledge and professional passion, we can offer you a highly competitive hourly rate and many career growth opportunities. Arvada Care & Rehabilitation Center 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, 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 the Occupational Therapy Practice Acts and the facility Policy and Procedures
Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Occupational Therapist This position is open to OTs at all experience levels 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
Arvada Care and Rehabilitation Center 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.