Occupational Therapist


: $87,380.00 - $118,900.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

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 + 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 care,, documentation and therapy software responsibilities, 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'sCode of Conductand completes mandatoryCode of Conductand 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 Benefits for Full-Time Associates + medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage + 401(k) + paid vacation, sick days and holidays An Equal Opportunity Employer LCAD 140449 North Billerica, MA APPLY NOW
Associated topics: cht, certified occupational therapy assistant, cota, ffs, newborn care specialist, occupational, occupational therapist, occupational therapist ot, therapist, therapist ot * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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