Occupational Therapist-PRN-Rehab Services

Company: Memorial Medical Center ( Learn More )

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US-NM-Las Cruces
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Job Description Memorial Medical Center

Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM is a Life Point AcuteCare Hospital nestled in the beautiful Land of Enchantment. Las Cruces offers amultitude of outdoor adventures, unique culinary experiences, vibrant heritageand culture, top-rated farmers markets and beautiful views of the OregonMountains.

Memorial Medical Center’s mission of “Making CommunitiesHealthier” allows every team member to focus on the exceptional care we provideour families, friends, and neighbors. At Memorial Medical Center we strive tocreate places where people choose to come for healthcare, physicians want topractice and employees want to work. Our focus on these areas is evident dailyas we deliver high quality patient care, support our physicians, createexcellent workplaces for our employees and take leadership roles our communityall while maintaining fiscal responsibility.

Memorial Medical Center is proud of our achievements andrecognition. We are accredited through The Joint Commission for our Total Hipand Knee Joint Replacement Program, Commission on Cancer Accredited Program,and a Chest Pain Center accreditation through SCPC. We have been awarded the2016 Readers Choice Favorite Hospital.

If you are a compassionate Occupational Therapist looking for asuperb career opportunity with one of New Mexico’s leading healthcare providers,join our Occupational Therapy team at Memorial Medical Center! We are seeking apositive and dedicated Occupational Therapist to provide excellent therapyservices for our patients in our growing department. As an Occupational Therapistwith Memorial Medical Center, you will provide direct patient care services toindividuals of all ages that facilitate progress towardperformance-based goals in a supportive, team orientedenvironment in accordance with the principals and practices of occupationtherapy and with Memorial Medical Center policies and procedures. Our rehabdepartment has an active role in communicating recommendations for next levelof care and assessing DME needs. Our occupational therapists have theopportunity to evaluate and treat patients with a variety of medical needslocated throughout the facility including ICU/CCU, orthopedics, medical/surgical,NICU, PICU, ED, and others. You will work closely with a dynamic, interactiveinterdisciplinary team including physical therapy, speech therapy, therapytechnicians, nursing, patient care technicians, physicians, case management,respiratory therapy, pharmacy, and others.

Additional responsibilities of the Occupational Therapistinclude:
•        Perform appropriate occupationaltherapy evaluations, implement and manage an individualized evidence-basedpatient plan of care according to physician orders
•        Documenting patient progressdaily and adjusting treatment plans as necessary
•        Accurately bill for servicesprovided in accordance to CMS guidelines
•        Supervise assistants,technicians, students
•        Openly communicate with casemanagement to assist with throughput
•        Assess patients’ need and usedevices such as walkers, shower chairs, bedside commodes, splints, ADLequipment, etc.
•        Collaborate with otherhealthcare providers to maintain continuity of care and focus on patient goals
•        Maintain productivitystandards

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: BS degree in Occupational Therapy from an

accredited university.

Minimum Experience:      Oneyear previous experience in both inpatient

and outpatient, and/orhome health settings preferred.

Certification/Licensure:  Currentor eligible New Mexico Occupational Therapist license and Certification by theNational Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy as an OccupationalTherapist Registered (OTR).  CPR required.          

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran