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Occupational Therapist (OT) PRN

Company: Dignity Rehabilitation Hospital-Gilbert
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

A career at Dignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital- Gilbert, a 40-bed state-of-the-art inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepoint Health and Dignity Health, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the "Valley of the Sun" who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Phoenix metropolitan 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!
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--- - - - - - - - - - - Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
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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

Dignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital - Gilbert -strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

Keywords: Dignity Rehabilitation Hospital-Gilbert, Gilbert , Occupational Therapist (OT) PRN, Other , Gilbert, Arizona

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