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Occupational Therapist / Business Unit Leader - Full Time

Heartland Rehabilitation Services is a leading provider of outpatient rehabilitation in a variety of outpatient settings including free standing clinics, assisted living facilities, industry, schools and various contract locations providing physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and wellness services We are seeking a passionate and driven Occupational Therapist / OT. If you are looking for a rewarding career assisting our clients in their time of need, then we are looking for YOU! Our motto is Therapy for Today, Wellness for Life!
For this position your workload would consist of 80% patient care and 20% administrative duties.
In this position you will cover two Assisted Livings Facilities between Nazareth, PA and Kunkletown, PA. Travel between the facilities will be compensated.
Our Occupational Therapists - OT are the cornerstone to HCR ManorCare's dedication to mission. Working in the health care environment can be very demanding, and it is our goal to provide the tools to help you understand and commit to the philosophy that defines our culture. We are interested to employ an OT who is as passionate as we are about ensuring that our patients and residents receive the support services they need and deserve.
As a team member at HCR ManorCare your duties may include, but will not be limited to:
Plan and administer prescribed occupational therapy treatment program for patients to facilitate rehabilitation following illness, disease, or injury.
Take patient medical history.
Discuss special equipment, such as wheelchairs and eating aids, and instruct patients on how to use that equipment
Sit and evaluate a patient's home or workplace and, based on the patient's health needs, identify potential improvements, such as labeling kitchen cabinets for an older person with poor memory
Required to develop a treatment plan for patients, laying out the types of activities and specific goals to be accomplished
Demonstrate exercises?for example, joint stretches for arthritis relief?that can help relieve pain for people with chronic conditions
Your main duties will be to observe patients doing tasks and ask them questions.
Qualifications
Currently licensed or registered as an occupational therapist by the state in which practicing, unless that State does not license occupational therapists or otherwise regulate the practice of occupational therapy. Is eligible to take or has successfully completed the NBCOT entry-level certification examination for occupational therapists.
Prior experience in Occupational Therapy/OT preferred, but not necessary.
Job Specific Details:Will cover two Assisted Livings Facilities between Nazareth, PA and Kunkletown, PA. Travel between the facilities will be compensated. Educational Requirements
Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy or a foreign degree equivalent as accepted by US Citizenship and Immigration Services or a Bachelor's Degree or foreign degree equivalent plus 5 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience.
Category
Therapy
Posting ID 101018 IP



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