Mar 27, 2020

Occupational Therapist - Lemon Grove

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Lemon Grove, CA, USA

Job Description

Lemon Grove Care and Rehab Center, located in San Diego County, is an incredible skilled nursing facility with a wonderful staff. There is a terrific relationship between nursing and therapy, and we are well loved by our community. We seek a dynamic OT to join our stable in-house team for PRN hours and help us in providing outstanding programs and services to our deserving patients. In return for your clinical expertise and professional passion, we can offer you a strong facility team with excellent administration and nursing, highly competitive compensation and a culture that promotes ownership and facility level decision making.    Lemon Grove 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.     Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Occupational Therapist This position is open to OTs at all experience levels.   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 Record evaluations, daily treatment notes as necessary, weekly progress notes, HFCA therapy cert/POC forms per facility policy and procedure 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   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    Lemon Grove Care and Rehab 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.