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Occupational Therapist I, Acute Care Rehab

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Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 204894
Date Posted: May 31, 2024

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Occupational Therapist I, Acute Care Rehab

Location: UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central, US:CO: Colorado Springs

Department: Acute Care Rehabilitation

FTE: Full Time, 1.0, 80.00 hours per pay period (2 weeks)

Shift: Days 

Pay: $36.19 - $54.28 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience

Summary:
Evaluates and treats patient populations for therapy needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs and documents initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition.
  • Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient/family according to their capabilities and desires. Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits.
  • Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services and treatment setting. Provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.
  • Supervises and delegates the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy technicians according to established licensing laws, state regulations and practice standards.
  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy. Preferred: Master's degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Current licensure with Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies to practice Occupational Therapy. 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire.

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