Pediatric Occupational Therapist-Ankeny, IA

ID268271
Full Time Regular
2455 Southwest State Street
Ankeny, IA 50023
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Job Description

At Select Kids, a division of Select Medical, we deliver quality in all that we do. We treat each other with respect and promote a positive environment where people feel valued. We are honest and open in our relationships and straightforward in our communications. At Select Kids, we work together to achieve our company objectives.

 

The Occupational Therapist implements, with minimal supervision, high quality occupational therapy services for patients, caregivers and facilities in accordance with the principles and practices of occupational therapy and with NovaCare/Select Physical Therapy policies and procedures. Develops treatment plans, supervises assistants and aides, contributes to case management, and provides quality patient care. Develops relationships with referral sources. Maintains positive level of interaction with facilities and clients. Enhances and expands client relations with facilities and their staff.

Compensation: Starting at $65,000 with potential for sign on bonuses and loan reimbursement packages

Benefits and Incentives (for full-time at 32 hrs+):

  • Multiple health plans: PPO and HSA options through BC/BS
  • Dental/vision/prescription/disability/supplemental life insurance and more
  • Company matching 401(k)
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) and extended illness days (EID)
  • Indefinite student debt benefit program
  • Competitive compensation with annual performance reviews

Why Join Our Team:

  • Outlined and defined mentorship program
  • Clinical Support (locally and nationally: speakers & journal clubs)
  • Dedicated career paths for clinical and professional growth
  • Paid National certifications (COMT, dry needling, blood flow restriction, pelvic, Graston, KT tape, and more)
  • Specialties offered nationwide: aquatic, vestibular, concussion management, sports medicine, pelvic health, oncology rehab, hand therapy, pediatrics, lymphedema, neurological, and FCE/work conditioning.
  • 1900 centers in 39 states, offering internal movement

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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 SelectKids Physical Therapy 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

Minimum Requirements:

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

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Additional Data

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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