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Occupational Therapist (OT) - PRN

Company: El Paso Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: El Paso
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

A career at El Paso Rehabilitation Hospital, a state-of-the-art, 36-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital owned and operated exclusively by Lifepoint Rehabilitation, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in El Paso County who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the El Paso area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!
--- Various shift availabilities
--- Tuition assistance/reimbursement
--- Low nurse-to-patient ratios
--- Expansive benefit package
--- Professional development and advancement opportunities
--- Targeted approach to career development
--- Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
--- Superior quality patient outcomes
--- Supportive leadership and culture
--- CEU Support
--- State-of-the-art equipment - - - - - - -
What you will do in this role:

Assumes responsibility and accountability as indicated for the care of those patients being treated by Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants, rehabilitation technicians and occupational therapy students. May be assigned to orient staff and students and assume the duties and responsibilities of the supervisor in the absence of that individual as qualified to do so
Assesses patients' needs; identifies and initiates appropriate occupational therapy interventions; works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional occupational therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork
Observes and evaluates treatment affect, accomplishment of short and long term goals. Recommends change to physician, if needed
Performs an appropriate assessment on each patient and performs reassessments, as per policy. Performs accurate and timely QI scoring. The population is adult and geriatric patients requiring an adult medical rehabilitation program and services
Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function of participation in rehabilitation; makes appropriate interventions to reduce pain; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors
Other duties as assigned

Current licensure as an Occupational Therapist in the state where the hospital is located
Previous experience in all aspects of occupational therapy preferred, but not required
Effective oral and written communication skills in English with additional languages preferred
Current CPR/BLS certification

The Rehabilitation Hospital of El Paso offers 36 private suites, leading-edge therapy gyms, custom-designed courtyards and dining areas, and an interdisciplinary team. The hospital provides a broad range of rehabilitation services and care to patients recovering from strokes, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic injuries, neurological conditions, amputations, trauma and more.

Keywords: El Paso Rehabilitation Hospital, El Paso , Occupational Therapist (OT) - PRN, Other , El Paso, Texas

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