Occupational Therapist - Lymph/Oncology

ID207354
Full Time Regular
2 Harbor Bend Ct., Suite 102
Lake Saint Louis, MO 63367
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Job Description

Experience the power of cancer rehabilitation and lymphedema therapy with SSM Health Rehabilitation in Lake St. Louis, MO!

SSM Health Physical Therapy in Lake St. Louis, MO is seeking a dynamic full-time lymphedema/cancer rehabilitation Occupational Therapist to join our amazing outpatient team! This clinic is a large specialty clinic, serving a wide array of patients, including ortho, neuro, lymphedema, pelvic health, cancer rehab, vestibular, concussion, etc. Caseload will be a mix of lymphedema & oncology, with expectation to backfill with ortho patients if not full with specialty patients. 

Seize the opportunity to join our highly trained and respected ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation Program team, who provide rehabilitative services to help improve quality of life for people affected by cancer.  Lymphedema certification and an interest in cancer rehabilitaiton are required. Our ReVital team provides the necessary cancer rehabilitation education and training for therapists invested in treating our diverse patient population, which must be completed within the first 6-12 months of employment. Our work environment offers a great opportunity to provide quality care to our patients and grow with the nation’s leader in outpatient physical therapy.

 

SSM Health Physical Therapy is the premier provider of comprehensive outpatient services! With a network of more than 80 outpatient physical therapy centers located throughout the St. Louis Metro area, SSM Health Physical Therapy specializes in the treatment of sports, orthopedic, hand and work-related injuries. Our team of more than 400 physical, occupational and speech therapists, along with our patient service specialists, focus on providing exceptional care and unparalleled customer service.

We have been recognized numerous times by the St. Louis Post Dispatch as one of the "Top Workplaces" in St. Louis!

 

Select Medical, Missouri, has been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best-In-State Employers!

*Robust benefits package including:

  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • Tax Free Student Loan Repayment 
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance 
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave

 

If you are an Occupational Therapist who is compassionate, loves working on a highly skilled team, and looking for professional growth opportunities, this is the position for you! 

Responsibilities

 Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift patients using appropriate biomechanical techniques frequently throughout the course of a workday/shift. Must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds dead weight alone
  • Ability to walk, bend, stand, and reach constantly during a workday/shift
  • Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to evaluate, diagnose and monitor patient needs and to maintain accurate records, recognize people and provide directions
  • Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions
  • Ability to push wheeled equipment through the facility and in the community
  • Possess fine motor skills for legible and accurate reporting, charting, scheduling, daily correspondence, and presentations, either manually or through use of electronic equipment
  • Possess fine motor skills for effective and efficient handling of diagnostic or therapeutic equipment

Do you strive to join a fast-paced, mission-focused team that is changing the world for people living with and beyond cancer?  Is career growth and opportunity appealing to you?  Apply today!

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of those educational requirements as mandated for state licensure or eligibility for a license in Occupational Therapy
  • Current State licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of practice
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week with occasional late or early shifts to accommodate patients
  • Lymphedema certification
  • Interest in cancer rehabilitation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cancer rehabilitation experience preferred

Additional Data

ReVital is an innovative oncology rehabilitation program offered exclusively by Select Medical. Our mission is to deliver outcomes that matter to our patients throughout the cancer journey by understanding their needs and goals and providing specialized, comprehensive services at the hands of compassionate, dedicated clinicians. Our vision is to establish comprehensive cancer rehabilitation as a standard of care for people affected by cancer.

 

Our network of 900+ specially trained therapists work closely with oncologists and people affected by cancer to create personalized rehabilitation plans. Utilizing physical, occupational, and speech therapies, ReVital specialists address pain, fatigue, neuropathy and many other cancer-related side effects with encouragement and compassion. An overwhelming majority of people affected by cancer do not receive treatment for functional impairments. ReVital addresses this gap in care and helps people regain strength, function, independence, and quality of life.

 

Learn more at www.revitalcancerrehab.com

 

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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