Occupational Therapist


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PRN – Variable Mon – Friday and some weekends.


Ascension‌ ‌Via‌ ‌Christi‌ ‌has‌ ‌a‌ ‌rich‌ ‌history‌ ‌of‌ ‌serving‌ ‌the‌ ‌people‌ ‌of‌ ‌Kansas‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌surrounding‌ ‌region,‌ which‌ ‌dates‌ ‌back‌ ‌more‌ ‌than‌ ‌125‌ ‌years‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌healing‌ ‌ministries‌ ‌of‌ ‌our‌ ‌founding‌ ‌congregations.‌ ‌Today,‌ ‌our‌ integrated‌ ‌health‌ ‌system‌ ‌–‌ ‌with‌ ‌hospitals,‌ ‌physician‌ ‌clinics,‌ ‌therapy‌ ‌centers‌ ‌and‌ ‌other‌ ‌health‌ ‌services‌ ‌–‌ ‌is‌ 
the‌ ‌largest‌ ‌healthcare‌ ‌provider‌ ‌in‌ ‌Kansas.‌ 
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,‌ ‌with‌ ‌special‌ ‌attention‌ ‌to‌ 
persons‌ ‌living‌ ‌in‌ ‌poverty‌ ‌and‌ ‌those‌ ‌most‌ ‌vulnerable.‌ ‌In‌ ‌FY2019,‌ ‌Ascension‌ ‌provided‌ ‌$2‌ ‌billion‌ ‌in‌ ‌care‌ ‌of‌ persons‌ ‌living‌ ‌in‌ ‌poverty‌ ‌and‌ ‌other‌ ‌community‌ ‌benefit‌ ‌programs.‌ 
Ascension‌ ‌includes‌ ‌more‌ ‌than‌ ‌150,000‌ ‌associates‌ ‌and‌ ‌40,000‌ ‌aligned‌ ‌providers.‌ ‌The‌ ‌national‌ ‌health‌ system‌ ‌operates‌ ‌more‌ ‌than‌ ‌2,600‌ ‌sites‌ ‌of‌ ‌care‌ ‌–‌ ‌including‌ ‌150‌ ‌hospitals‌ ‌and‌ ‌more‌ ‌than‌ ‌50‌ ‌senior‌ ‌living‌ facilities‌ ‌–‌ ‌in‌ ‌20‌ ‌states‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌District‌ ‌of‌ ‌Columbia,‌ ‌while‌ ‌providing‌ ‌a‌ ‌variety‌ ‌of‌ ‌services‌ ‌including‌ ‌clinical‌ and‌ ‌network‌ ‌services,‌ ‌venture‌ ‌capital‌ ‌investing,‌ ‌investment‌ ‌management,‌ ‌biomedical‌ ‌engineering,‌ facilities‌ ‌management,‌ ‌risk‌ ‌management,‌ ‌and‌ ‌contracting‌ ‌through‌ ‌Ascension’s‌ ‌own‌ ‌group‌ ‌purchasing‌ organization.‌ 

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. Design the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of treatment.
  • Implement the treatment plan using appropriate modalities. Document 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 provide 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 within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
  • Licensed Rehab Therapist specializing in Occupational Therapy (OTR) credentialed from the Kansas Board of Healing Arts obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.



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

Additional Preferences:

Acute care experience 

Why Join Our Team:

For more than 125 years, Ascension Via Christi has been providing caregivers rewarding careers. As the largest provider of health services in Kansas, Ascension Via Christi offers competitive pay and benefits, professional and personal training and development and an innovative work environment. We aim to care for our associates so they can focus on providing compassionate, personalized care to our patients, with special attention to those most in need. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, 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 Via Christi is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration 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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