OT - Occupational Therapist

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



OT - Occupational TherapistNorth Billerica, MAAPPLY NOW

OT - Occupational TherapistLife Care Center of Merrimack Valley

Position type:Full-timeShift:40 Hours - Weekdays/Weekends

Position SummaryThe 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

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Must be NBCOT-certified upon hire, but renewal is optional going forward
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Must be a graduate of an accredited program in occupational therapy (BSOT or MSOT)
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Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment.
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One (1) year experience in post-acute care or related setting preferred
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Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

Specific Job Requirements

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Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate
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Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e-mail
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Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs
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Must demonstrate good body mechanics at all times
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Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
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Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
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Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
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Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient care,, documentation and therapy software responsibilities, patient rights, and safety and sanitation
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Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
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Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
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Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
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Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care'sCode of Conductand completes mandatoryCode of Conductand other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

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Must be able to follow occupational treatment plans for patients (i.e., activities of daily living)
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Must be able to establish, assess, and modify realistic, measurable, timely, and functional goals
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Must be able to oversee and evaluate care given by OTAs, Rehab Aides, and students
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Must be able to chart appropriately and timely
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Must be able to utilize therapy software appropriately and accurately
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Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
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Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
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Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
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Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
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Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
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Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
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Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Benefits for Full-Time Associates

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medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage
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401(k)
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paid vacation, sick days and holidays

An Equal Opportunity Employer

LCAD ******

North Billerica, MA

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