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Occupational Therapist

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Centura Health

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Denver, CO

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Occupational Therapist

Centura Health

Denver

CO

Job #682324223

St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus. If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply. In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we’re proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visit ~~~/.

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 131568

Recruiter Contact:

Clinic/Department:

* 7362 SAH OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY*

Hospital:

* ST ANTHONY MEDICAL CAMPUS*

Schedule:

PRN - Per Request Needed

Shift:

Days

Position Summary

Responsible for a continuum of services providing care to patients with neuromuscular, orthopedic and other physically-related disorders requiring mobility training, strengthening, modalities, specialized manual therapy and neuromuscular re-education. Utilizes rehab process to promote and restore optimal health and well-being of the patient. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.

Minimum Education Requirements

Degree in Occupational Therapy required; Master's degree preferred.

Minimum Experience Requirements

Previous work experience providing direct patient care in outpatient, inpatient or inpatient rehab unit preferred Prior use of electronic medical records (EMR), preferred

License/Certifications

Current Colorado state licensure in occupational therapy upon hire or within 3 months Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association

Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an

Evaluates patients, presenting or referred to occupational therapy, by completing initial evaluation within time standards per department protocol. *

Applies appropriate diagnostic and prognostic testing for musculoskeletal, neurological and neuromuscular conditions. *

Standardized testing will include special tests to determine level of disability and track outcomes over the patient care experience. *

Evaluates assigned patients and develops treatment plans including specific goals and activities, reassessing and modifying plans as necessary based on patient's current level of function and makes appropriate disposition recommendations. *

Utilizes a variety of sensorimotor, neuromuscular re-educational, recreational and social activities to foster patients' achievement of maximum independence in activities of daily living. *

Applies technical knowledge in rehabilitative activities tailored to patient's needs including, but not limited to: ADL training, home safety assessment and education, use of compensatory techniques and equipment, neuromuscular and sensory re-education, gross and fine motor coordination, evaluation and training, energy conservation, functional mobility, positioning, splinting and hand therapy techniques. *

Performs a variety of best practice and evidence based therapeutic interventions to address the unique rehabilitation needs of each patient. *

Establishes appropriate treatment plan with measurable and attainable goals and time frames by collaborating with patient, family and other members of the health care team including discharge planning. *

Recognizes individual limitations and capabilities and utilizes available resources. Evaluates patients' learning style and appropriately teaches patients skills and techniques required for participation in occupational therapy. *

Consistently demonstrates flexibility as evidenced by floating to other areas, sites and is available to work flexible schedules including weekends, holidays and after hours. *

Consults with other members of rehabilitation team to select the most appropriate activity and/or program for individual patients, based on patient needs and capabilities. *

Communicates effectively to all patients, families, superiors, staff, physicians and other customers concerning physical medicine and rehabilitation services by direct verbal and/or written communication respecting confidentiality at all times. *

Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements. *

Documents all patient care activities including evaluations, progress notes and detailed treatment records per standards of practice and regulatory/third party payer requirements. *

Facilitates preparation of patient schedules, billing charges and other reports per medical records procedure through timely completion of documentation per policy. On all documentation, utilizes descriptive, behavioral terms using correct grammar, organizationally approved abbreviations and medical terminology. *

Documents ongoing status, interventions, patient response and outcomes to correctly capture billing charges. *

Participates in personal, professional and program development by attending department in-services, meetings and by sharing professional expertise to enhance quality of professional services and staff development. *

Assists in training occupational therapy and certified occupational therapist assistant students and other hospital personnel. Acts as a resource for new staff members and co-workers by sharing information and providing education. *

Participates in department and hospital quality improvement initiatives to improve patient satisfaction and outcomes. *

Adheres to professional code of ethics (AOTA) and to all accreditation and regulatory requirements. *

Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, census and staffing through priority setting and flexibility.

Physical Requirements

Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014:

Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does

not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014

. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

Updated 06/12/2018

Company info

Centura Health
Website : http://www.centura.org

Company Profile
Centura Health, the region’s health care leader, is focused on connecting Colorado and Kansas to affordable, world-class care. Centura Health’s integrated network includes 14 hospitals, seven senior living communities, medical clinics, affiliated partner hospitals, Flight For Life® Colorado, 13 Colorado Health Neighborhoods and home care and hospice services. More than 15,800 of the best hearts and minds in medicine, along with over 6,000 physician partners, have access to the most technologically advanced tools available. For consumers, this means the top expertise and technology is right where you need it – close to where you are. We reach beyond hospital walls to connect with people at every stage of life; Connections that only Centura Health can make. - See more at: http://www.centura.org/about-us#sthash.eyXAK74G.dpuf

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