Job added in hotlist
Applied job
Contract job
90-day-old-job
part-time-job
Recruiter job
Employer job
Expanded search
Apply online not available
View more jobs in Chicago, IL
View more jobs in Illinois

Job Details

Occupational Therapist Manager - 20000.00 SIGN ON BONUS

Location
Chicago, IL

Apply for this job






5 hit(s)  

Profile

Occupational Therapist Manager
The Occupational Therapy Manager is a clinically specific position, which may include inpatient or outpatient therapy and directs the day to day therapy services provided by our Occupational department.  Reporting to the Director of Therapy Operations, the Occupational Therapy Manager:
- Requires effective supervisory skills along with good communication skills for interdepartmental relationships
- Requires competency in their specific therapy discipline for evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment 
- Typically provides patient care in a licensed discipline 50%-75% of work hours 
- Requires task delegation and supervision of therapy staff to include assistants and technicians
- Is responsible for staffing and scheduling to provide adequate coverage for patient treatments 
- Maintains open and on-going communication with directors and managers to ensure patient, staff and hospital needs are met.  The Occupational Therapy Manager is responsible to help create a positive work environment, motivating staff to improve performance and being responsible for the operation of the department, measurement, assessment and continuous improvement of the department's performance.
Benefits
To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive Benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.  For more information on available Benefits, please click here. 
Who will you treat? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our therapists can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients treating a wide clinical caseload such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.
 We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients.  We utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.
You will use standard and advanced therapy technologies- depending on hospital location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulators, Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Hand Mentor, SmartStep, Anodyne, Wii and CAPs may be available.
 Helping you become a better therapist is critical to our success
- You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.
License or Certification: 
- Must have current Occupational Therapy license in the State of IL.
- CPR from the American Heart Association required.
Education, Training and Experience:
- Successful completion of a Master's degree or higher from an accredited therapy program preferred 
- Three years of rehabilitation experience with some supervisory experience is required.
Physical Requirements:
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and re positioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.
The JAG Group
Derrick Green
404-874-3624
****678-904-7808 fax
Job Requirements
Careers.org gives you access to over a million jobs and career opportunities across the US including in Chicago. Find your perfect job and apply directly through a simply online application process

Company info

Sign Up Now - OccupationalTherapyCrossing.com

Similar Jobs:
Occupational Therapist (Inpatient)
Location : Chicago, IL
Regular Employment / Collaborator Keywords university, occupational, exam, chicago, therapist, inpatient, certifications, licensure, sciences, therapy, coursework, transcript, credential, therapist-js, residency, minorities, ged, ...
Occupational Therapist- Acute Care Per Diem Rush University Medical Center • Chicago IL Job #703079058 Job Title: Occupational Therapist- Acute Care Per Diem Department: Occupational Therapy Shift: 1st Full/Part: Active Regula...
OT - Occupational Therapist
Location : Roselle, IL
OT - Occupational Therapist CareerStaff Unlimited • Roselle IL Job #703078560 OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - OTR - SKILLED NURSING FACILITY An Occupational Therapist is needed for PRN openings in Roselle, IL. This facility has low cen...
The number of jobs listed on EmploymentCrossing is great. I appreciate the efforts that are taken to ensure the accuracy and validity of all jobs.
Richard S - Baltimore, MD
  • All we do is research jobs.
  • Our team of researchers, programmers, and analysts find you jobs from over 1,000 career pages and other sources
  • Our members get more interviews and jobs than people who use "public job boards"
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.
OccupationalTherapyCrossing - #1 Job Aggregation and Private Job-Opening Research Service — The Most Quality Jobs Anywhere
OccupationalTherapyCrossing is the first job consolidation service in the employment industry to seek to include every job that exists in the world.
Copyright © 2018 OccupationalTherapyCrossing - All rights reserved. 168