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Full-Time and PRN Occupational Therapist in Taos, NM (In-House)

Company: Taos Healthcare
Location: Taos
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

We are hiring a Full-time and PRN Occupational Therapist in Taos, NM!Taos Living Center, is a beautiful and prestine102-bed skilled nursing facility with a state of the art rehab gym, boasts modern innovation to help each patient reach a full lifestyle at their maximum potential. Apply Today!Position DescriptionResponsible for the overall day to day operations of occupational therapy services of the center. Ensures services are provided in coordination with other divisions, departments and nursing staff to ensure that quality care is provided and to support the goals and objectives of the company. Promotes wellness through the completion of patient assessment, care planning, direct treatment and consultation to a general rehab caseload.Qualifications--- High school Diploma required.--- Must have a Bachelor or Masters Degree of Occupational Therapy.--- Must be Licensed Occupational Therapist in the state in which practiced.--- Experience in long term care or skilled nursing, preferred.--- Possess effective communication skills to maintain positive relationship with residents, families, staff, physicians, consultants, providers, and governmental agencies, their representatives and the community.Principal Responsibilities--- Meets the resident's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining occupational therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.--- Helps residents develop or regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to disabilities by implementing programs involving activities of daily living skills, practice in functional, prevocational, vocational, and homemaking skills, activities of daily living, and sensorimotor, educational, recreational, and social activities; directing aides, technicians, and assistants.--- Adheres to productivity benchmarks as directed by Director of Rehabilitation, Regional Director and/or VP of Rehabilitation.--- Promotes maximum independence by selecting and constructing therapies according to individual's physical capacity, intelligence level, and interest.--- Prepares residents to return to his/her prior living function and improve quality of life for residents.--- Develop and implement individualized therapy programs designed to restore, maintain, reinforce, and enhance performance.--- Completed required documentation prior to the end of shift.--- Identify need for and make referral to other disciplines to address the comprehensive needs of the patient.--- Instruct, educate and train patients and caregivers in the skills and functions essential for promoting patient independence and productivity, in order to diminish or correct pathology.--- Supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants, temporary licensees, students and support personnel in accordance with state licensure requirements and professional standards--- Screens and evaluates patients and develops an appropriate plan of care.--- Provides direct patient care in accordance with physician's orders and under an established plan of care.--- Contributes to the team decision making process.--- Provides training to patients, families, caregivers, and staff.--- Provides clinical documentation on a timely basis.--- Demonstrates working knowledge and application of Medicare, Medicaid, and other reimbursement systems.--- Communicates effectively and appropriately with patients, families, caregivers, team members, staff, customers, and supervisors.--- Participates in clinical program development and implementation. Participates in new learning to remain current in the field of expertise. Participates in quality improvement programs.--- Participates in orientation of new staff as directed.--- Ensures the delivery of quality rehab services.--- Demonstrates courtesy, compassion, and respect to patients, caregivers, customers, physicians, and co-workers.--- Maintain Compliance with Compliance Program and plan, adhere to the Company's Code of Conduct.--- Work with the facility and organizations on case management needs and requirements.--- Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or assigned at any time with or without notice.For more information about this opportunity, please contact:Ayrika Johnson, M.S., PHR - Director of Talent AcquisitionContinuum Rehab GroupCall/Text: 469.257-4124Email: ayrika.johnson@crgrehab.comTo view all opportunities available with Continuum Rehab Group, please visit us at

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