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Position Summary:The OT Occupational Therapist provides direct rehab care in occupational therapy to patients upon physician referral in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:

Must be NBCOT certified upon hire, but renewal is optional going forward

Must be a graduate of an accredited program in occupational therapy (BSOT or MSOT)

Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment.

One (1) year experience in post acute care or related setting preferred

Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

Specific Job Requirements:

Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate

Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e mail

Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs

Must demonstrate good body mechanics at all times

Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility

Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department

Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation

Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.

Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions:

Must be able to follow occupational treatment plans for patients (i.e., activities of daily living)

Must be able to establish, assess, and modify realistic, measurable, timely, and functional goals

Must be able to oversee and evaluate care given by OTAs, Rehab Aides, and students

Must be able to chart appropriately and timely

Must be able to utilize therapy software appropriately and accurately

Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients

Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance

Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment

Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team

Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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