Occupational Therapist

ID260081
Full Time Regular
14418 W Meeker Blvd, Bldg B, Suite 301
Sun City West, AZ 85375-5283
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Job Description

Occupational Therapist- Outpatient orthopedic center

Join us--- Sun City West

$5k Sign on Bonus

Compensation: Starting at $72,000/Yr commensurate on experience

Clinic Details:

14418W Meeker Blvd, Bldg B, Ste 301

Sun City West, AZ 85375 

Open M-F; 8am to 5pm

We are a large multi-service rehabilitation clinic, providing Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathologist services to an adult, mainly geriatric patient population. We employ 6 PT’s, 1 PRN PT, 2 PTA’s, 1 OT, 1 SLP, 4 PSS, 2 Rehab Aides--Candidate must be open to a variety of patient diagnoses, both neurological and orthopedic cases.  

Full Time clinicians receive- (32hour or more)

  • Industry-leading continuing education opportunities.
  • Diverse patient mix including sports medicine. 
  • Ask about our learning opportunities including journal clubs and study groups.
  • Mentorship and career development programs
  • We offer excellent benefits including.
  • An unmatched Continuing Education Program.
  • Certification and specialist programs.
  • Leadership training program.
  • PPO Insurance. 
  • Paid Time Off 

Experience the power of physical therapy!  Our physical therapy center in Glendale, AZ is looking for a compassionate and driven licensed Occupational Therapist to provide exceptional patient care experiences.  Seize the opportunity to join our highly trained and respected physical therapy team that provides preventative and rehabilitative services that help improve quality of life for the community in which they live and work. Our work environment offers a great opportunity to provide skilled care to our patients and grow with the nation’s leader in outpatient physical therapy.

In May 2018, Select Medical partnered with Banner Health to become Banner Physical Therapy. This has been an exciting venture for us as it brought together two renowned health care organizations that shares the same commitment to providing our patients with exceptional clinical expertise and customer service. Banner Physical Therapy has 67 convenient valley locations providing core and specialty programs and services, such as orthopedics, pelvic floor, cancer rehabilitation, neurological disorders, and pediatrics, among others. Our evidence-based care and ongoing communication with patients and physicians set us apart in getting patients back to life.

Banner Physical Therapy is part of the Select Medical Outpatient Division, a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation. Throughout the country, the Select Medical family of brands includes Banner Physical Therapy, Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT), Saco Bay Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Champion Sports Medicine, Rehab Associates, NovaCare and Select Kids Pediatric Therapy, Emory Rehabilitation Outpatient Center, Kessler Rehabilitation Center, SSM Health Physical Therapy and Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation Outpatient Therapy. Together, these brands comprise a national network of more than 1,900 centers in 39 states and the District of Columbia. The centers offer a wide range of general physical therapy services such as hand therapy, sports medicine and work injury prevention and management. Throughout the country, we also provide physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools and serve as the exclusive physical rehabilitation provider to several major U.S. corporations. 

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Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Understand appropriate state Practice Act and adhere to the laws which govern how Occupational Therapists may practice and whom Occupational Therapists may supervise.
  • Develop objective patient goals and establish the type, frequency and duration of occupational therapy in collaboration with the referring physician.
  • Responsible for the supervision and delegation of the occupational therapy care for each patient within the guideline of state rules and federal regulations.
  • Responsible for the alteration of each patient’s program as changes in the patient’s status occur.
  • Demonstrate completion of patient care responsibilities and documentation requirements in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Participate in student clinical affiliation programs in agreement with NovaCare student manual.
  • Provide comprehensive and individualized treatment programs.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of new programs or procedures with the approval of the manager and referring physicians per HIPPA guidelines.
  • Communicate pertinent patient information to referring physicians, staff, employers, insurance carriers, and rehabilitation specialists.
  • Enhances, develops and expands relationships with referral sources and maintains positive level of interaction with facilities and clients.
  • Stay current and up to date with Occupational Therapy research and employ Evidence Based Practice (RCB, clinician expertise, patient perception).

 

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school for Occupational Therapy.
  • National registration and state licensure or registration REQUIRED.
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
  • Valid state driver’s license.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift patients using appropriate biomechanical techniques frequently throughout the course of a work day/shift; must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds dead weight alone.
  • Ability to walk, bend, stand and reach constantly during a work day/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.
  • Possess fine motor skills for legible and accurate reporting, charting, scheduling, daily correspondence and presentations, either manually or through use of electronic equipment.
  • Possess grasp ability for effective and efficient handling of diagnostic or therapeutic equipment.

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Additional Data

Select Medical Corporation's Outpatient Division, a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation with almost 1900 locations in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Throughout the country we operate primarily as Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Kessler Rehabilitation Center and KORT. Our highly respected clinical team provides preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote well-being. We develop individualized treatment plans to help achieve each patient's specific goals. Our integrated local market network allows us to effectively partner with physicians, employers, payors and case managers to achieve optimal patient outcomes in a cost-effective manner. We also provide physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools.

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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