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Dignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America’s Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in 2023. A career at Dignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, a 50-bed state-of-the-art inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepoint Health and Dignity Health, is more than a job. It’s a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the “Valley of the Sun” who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Phoenix metropolitan area, need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!


Occupational Therapist

Chandler, Arizona

Req ID 513475 Post Date Jul. 01, 2024 CategoryRehab FacilityDignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
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Description

Dignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America’s Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in 2023. A career at Dignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, a 50-bed state-of-the-art inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepoint Health and Dignity Health, is more than a job. It’s a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the “Valley of the Sun” who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Phoenix metropolitan area, need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!

What you will do in this role:

  • Assumes responsibility and accountability as indicated for the care of those patients being treated by Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants, rehabilitation technicians and occupational therapy students. May be assigned to orient staff and students and assume the duties and responsibilities of the supervisor in the absence of that individual as qualified to do so
  • Assesses patients’ needs; identifies and initiates appropriate occupational therapy interventions; works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional occupational therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork
  • Observes and evaluates treatment affect, accomplishment of short and long term goals. Recommends change to physician, if needed
  • Performs an appropriate assessment on each patient and performs reassessments, as per policy. Performs accurate and timely QI scoring. The population is adult and geriatric patients requiring an adult medical rehabilitation program and services
  • Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function of participation in rehabilitation; makes appropriate interventions to reduce pain; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors
  • Other duties as assigned

Dignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.


Qualifications

  • Current licensure as an Occupational Therapist in the state where the hospital is located
  • Previous experience in all aspects of occupational therapy preferred, but not required
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English with additional languages preferred
  • Current CPR/BLS certification
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