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SCL Health Occupational Therapist PRN1 in Wheat Ridge, Colorado

You.You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as anOccupational Therapist.Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold.Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh loudly.You're equally comfortable with Occupational Therapy, being able to thinkquickly on your feet, communication and patient care.You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something evengreater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the rightteam is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organizationthat focuses on person-centered care. Our 249-bed community-based hospitalprovides comprehensive, specialty care to the poor, the vulnerable, ourcommunities and each other. Dating back to 1905, we are proud of the richhistory and inspiring mission our hospital has embodied for over 110 years.are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generouspackage includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is morethan a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being.To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address yourholistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digitaltools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We alsooffer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.We.Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'llencourage joy and take pride in our integrity.We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll helloand high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value ofspirituality in healing.We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.Your day.As an Occupational Therapist you need to know how to:Evaluate a patient upon initial encounter to determine need for occupationaltherapy intervention and make referrals to other treatment team members asdeemed appropriate.Plan occupational therapy treatment program for each patient, based uponinterpretation of evaluation results; interpret evaluation findings forpatient, family, and treatment team members.Develop realistic goals with patient input; explain treatment plan and goalsto patient.Implement treatment or supervise treatment provided by Certified OccupationalTherapy Assistant, or occupational therapy student. Delegate routine care tosupportive personnel as appropriate.Terminate occupational therapy services when patient has attained maximumbenefit from occupational therapy; provide in-service education to membersof treatment team to ensure follow-through of treatment program.Evaluate, record and report on a patient's progress for review by othermembers of the rehabilitative team.Communicate effectively with physician, other members of rehabilitation teamand others as indicated regarding treatment plan and patient response to plan.Complete all required documentation thoroughly and in a timely manner.Your experience.We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is whywe require:Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited school ofOccupational Therapy, requiredCurrent license as an Occupational Therapist in the State of practice,requiredCurrent BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association, requiredAt least one (1) year of experience in a setting serving the sameage/type of patient population served by this facility or department,preferredYour next move.Now that you know more about being an Occupational Therapist on our team wehope you'll join us. At SCL Health you'll reaffirm every day how much youlove this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race,color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to,or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, oron the basis of sex (gender)