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Occupational Therapist - Acute Rehab Services

Company: Salem Health
Location: Salem
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

Location Site: Salem Hospital Main CampusDepartment: SH Acute Rehab ServicesPosition Type: Unscheduled, per diemPioneering healthcare since 1896, Salem Health is a top workplace offering highly competitive pay where you can make a difference in the lives of those in the community where you live. Through incorporation of Lean driven principles, staff are able effect change in the organization to solve problems, and drive continuous improvement.As an employer of choice, we are devoted to assuring that we provide a safe, healthy, and patient-centric workplace, while keeping staff wellbeing and satisfaction top of mind.We invite you to learn more about our wonderful community: Your Role With Us:Join Salem Health as a Per Diem Occupational Therapist and play a key role in delivering high-quality patient care by conducting comprehensive patient evaluations, developing and implementing individualized treatment plans, and ensuring effective follow-through to support our mission of exceptional healthcare. This position requires flexibility to cover various shifts for leaves, vacations, and census fluctuations, and involves collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to ensure cohesive patient care while maintaining accurate documentation of patient progress and treatment outcomes.Core Functions:Evaluation and Treatment - Using evidence based standards and measures, the evaluation reflects an organized assessment based on the patient's diagnosis, presenting signs and history. Develops a treatment plan that reflects the objective findings of the evaluation. Involves the patient/family in establishing measurable and functionally based goals. Utilizes evidenced based treatment strategies with attention to patient safety to progress patients toward goals. Documentation and Billing- Documents within the time frame specified within each program area. Documentation reflects patient response to therapy interventions, progress towards goals, and supports each billing entry. Submits complete and accurate charges on a daily basis. Caseload Management- Proactively manages caseload, optimizes access, and identifies barriers and opportunities to support daily therapist efficiency to meet the demand. Flexibility and a cooperative effort is required which may include working outside of your home department to meet the patient need when requested. Direct and delegate tasks to the rehab aide appropriately in program area. Regulatory/Compliance- Understands and follows regulatory and compliance standards as well as licensure guidelines related to department area. Clinical Competence- All licensed professional staff are expected to maintain clinical competence within the scope of practice. Competency is defined as demonstrations of expertise as required by individual departments. Performance Improvement- Integrate lean tools for department continuous performance improvement activities. Communication- Timely and effective communication is expected within department guidelines. Total Rewards Offerings:

  • Family Support (Childcare discounts, new parent resources, and discounted Pet Insurance)
  • Onsite fitness center with 24/7 badge access
  • Food and drink discounts in the cafeteria.
  • Impressive discounts offered by Nike, Adidas, Carhartt and others.Background/Expertise:
    • BS, MS, or Doctorate in Occupational Therapy, or certification by NBCOT required.
    • Minimum of one (1) year of experience or clinical rotation in department specific area required.
    • Holds a valid license to practice in the state of Oregon or is license eligible.
    • BLS from the AHA within 90 days of hire required.Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by law. Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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