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Occupational Therapist (OT)

Company: Baptist Memorial Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Germantown
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Description



Baptist Memorial Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as the #1 Rehabilitation Hospital in Tennessee. A career at Baptist Memorial Rehabilitation Hospital, a 64-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepoint Health and Baptist Memorial Health Care, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the Memphis area who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in Germantown, and the surrounding area, need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!



Our Benefits:
- - - - - - - - - Tuition assistance/reimbursement
- - - - - - - - - Low therapist-to-patient ratios
- - - - - - - - - Expansive benefit package including PTO plan, 401k + Match, and insurance coverage
- - - - - - - - - Professional development and advancement opportunities
- - - - - - - - - Targeted approach to career development
- - - - - - - - - Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
- - - - - - - - - Superior quality patient outcomes
- - - - - - - - - Supportive leadership and culture
What you will do in this role:

Assumes responsibility and accountability as indicated for the care of those patients being treated by Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants, rehabilitation technicians and occupational therapy students. May be assigned to orient staff and students and assume the duties and responsibilities of the supervisor in the absence of that individual as qualified to do so
Assesses patients' needs; identifies and initiates appropriate occupational therapy interventions; works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional occupational therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork
Observes and evaluates treatment affect, accomplishment of short and long term goals. Recommends change to physician, if needed
Performs an appropriate assessment on each patient and performs reassessments, as per policy. Performs accurate and timely QI scoring. The population is adult and geriatric patients requiring an adult medical rehabilitation program and services
Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function of participation in rehabilitation; makes appropriate interventions to reduce pain; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications


Current licensure as an Occupational Therapist in the state where the hospital is located
Previous experience in all aspects of occupational therapy preferred, but not required
Effective oral and written communication skills in English with additional languages preferred
Current CPR/BLS certification




Baptist Memorial Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Uniform Data Systems (UDS) named our rehabilitation hospital a Top Performer in 2018 and 2019. -This award recognizes rehabilitation hospitals in the nation who perform in the top 10 percent for clinical outcomes. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury. We are accredited by The Joint Commission and CARF-accredited for our Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program and our Stroke and Brain Injury Specialty programs.


Keywords: Baptist Memorial Rehabilitation Hospital, Memphis , Occupational Therapist (OT), Healthcare , Germantown, Tennessee

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