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UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America’s Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in 2023. UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a 50-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly by Lifepoint Health in partnership with UW Health and UnityPoint Health – Meriter. A career at UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is more than a job. It’s a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the “City of Four Lakes” who need continued care to recover completely.

You have specialized skills and our patients in the Madison 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 (OT) PRN

Madison, Wisconsin

Req ID 510300 Post Date May. 29, 2024 CategoryRehab FacilityUW Health Rehabilitation Hospital
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UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America’s Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in 2023. UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a 50-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly by Lifepoint Health in partnership with UW Health and UnityPoint Health – Meriter. A career at UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is more than a job. It’s a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the “City of Four Lakes” who need continued care to recover completely.

You have specialized skills and our patients in the Madison 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!

Our Benefits:

       ·Tuition assistance/reimbursement

       ·Low therapist-to-patient ratios

       ·Expansive benefit package including PTO plan, 401k + Match, and insurance coverage

       ·Professional development and advancement opportunities

       ·Targeted approach to career development

       ·Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities

       ·Superior quality patient outcomes

       ·Supportive leadership and culture

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
  • Assesses 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

Qualifications

  • Current licensure as an Occupational Therapist in the state of WI
  • Previous experience in all aspects of occupational therapy preferred
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Current CPR/BLS certification

UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. We are accredited by The Joint Commission and CARF-accredited for our Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program and Stroke Specialty Program.

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