Occupational Therapist – Rehab Services PRN

Ascension

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We Are Hiring:

730am-4pm; Minimum Weekend Commitment; Weekday Opportunity Available as Well

What You Will Do:

Evaluate and treat patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.

  • Assess patient 's ability to safely and effectively perform independent living skills.
  • Desigs the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of treatment.
  • Implement the treatment plan using appropriate modalities.
  • Documens findings of patient progress.
  • Monitor and modify the plan of care as needed.
  • Seek consultation as necessary.
  • Educate the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits.
  • Plan and/or assist with patient discharge from therapy services and provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive
    equipment and support programs.
  • Oversee the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy 3-Technicians according to established regulations and practice standards.

What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.For current incumbents as of 4/30/18, BLS required upon expiration of Heart Saver.
  • Rehab Therapist specializing in Occupational Therapy (OTR) credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Master's degree preferred.

Why Join Our Team:

As one of the largest health systems in the state, we offer rewarding careers across eight hospitals, in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. We employ more than 8,000 associates and serve a 68-county area. As we continue to grow, we need compassionate caregivers to join us on our journey and to help influence care across our hospitals. We provide our associates with the support needed to re-energize, engage and experience the joy of caring for our patients. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Saint Thomas is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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