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Occupational Therapist - Full Time
South Mountain Post-Acute Care Center - Phoenix, AZ
About the Opportunity:
We are seeking a full time OT at South Mountain Post-Acute Care Center at Baseline and Central in Phoenix. As part of our team you will enjoy a stable in-house environment and have the freedom to implement the programs that you feel will most benefit your patients. We have an awesome Director of Rehab and facility team who can offer the support and training needed to provide excellent programs such as specialty programs for Parkinson's Disease and other neurological impairments, Abilities Care Approach, Alter G treadmill programs, cardiac rehab, and many more! We see a diverse mix of orthopedic, neurological and cognitive disorders, and many of our patients are returning to home. This is a great opportunity to be part of building something great in Phoenix. In return for your clinical excellence and professional passion we can offer you a highly competitive hourly rate, comprehensive benefits, paid CEUs and many career growth opportunities with our growing organization.
South Mountain 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, Alter G, Big & Loud, and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career.
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
Although prior therapy experience is preferred, we place a high value on intelligence, drive and willingness to learn and grow, making this an excellent opportunity for an exceptional new graduate who is willing to work hard and make him or herself an indispensable member of our team. The right individual will be committed to providing the superior service levels that our patients and residents need and expect.
Licensed Occupational Therapist
New graduates are welcome
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
South Mountain Post-Acute Care Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Website : http://ensigntherapy.com
The Ensign Group is a network of more than 200 independently owned and operated skilled rehabilitation facilities located throughout the United States. We have a busy in-house therapy program in each facility with an on site director of rehabilitation as well as a full complement of therapists of all three disciplines. We are a dynamic and growing organization, adding 10-15 new facilities to our network each year and we have been included on the Forbe’s List of Top Small US Companies for the past several years. We are built upon our philosophy of facility-based decision making and our clinicians have an enormous impact on the facility programs and areas of specialization.