Occupational Therapist IP
Company: SCL Health
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: February 5, 2020
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an
You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh
Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something
even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be
strong, the right team is invincible.
St. Marys Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based,
nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered
care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one
of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring
health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your
family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision
coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it
encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve
launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health.
Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools,
tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also
offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well
honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well
encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.
Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and
high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of
spirituality in healing.
Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to
As an Occupational Therapist you need to know how to:
- Maintain established policies and procedures, objectives,
quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection
- Evaluate patient upon initial encounter to determine need for
occupational therapy intervention and make referrals to other
treatment team members as deemed appropriate.
- Plan occupational therapy treatment program for each patient,
based upon interpretation of evaluation results; interpret
evaluation findings for patient, family, and treatment team
- Develop realistic goals with patient input; explain treatment
plan and goals to patient.
- Implement treatment or supervise treatment provided by
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, or occupational therapy
student. Delegate routine care to supportive personnel as
- Terminate occupational therapy services when patient has
attained maximum benefit from occupational therapy; provide
in-service education to members of treatment team to ensure
follow-through of treatment program.
- Evaluate, record and report on patients progress for review by
other members of the rehabilitative team. Communicate effectively
with physician, other members of rehabilitation team and others as
indicated regarding treatment plan and patient response to
- Complete all required documentation thoroughly and in a timely
- Conduct and participate in training medical and nursing
personnel in occupational therapy techniques and objectives.
Participate in educational programs and in-service meetings.
Participate in continuing education program to ensure appropriate
units are attained for maintenance of State license. Attend
meetings as required.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which
is why we require:
- Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited
school of Occupational Therapy, required
- Current license as an Occupational Therapist in the State of
- Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart
Association or the ability to obtain within one (1) month of hire
(with prior approval), required
- At least one (1) year of experience in a setting serving the
same age/type of patient population served by this facility or
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being an Occupational Therapist on our
team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day
how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the
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