HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Occupational Therapist PRN in Denver, Colorado
Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as an Occupational Therapist.
HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitiousOccupational Therapistto help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!
Occupational Therapists treat injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They help these patients develop, recover, improve, as well as maintain the skills needed for daily living and working. OT Staff functioning in this role will participate in direct patient care, staff & program development, and professional initiatives. Responsibilities include: * Your role demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for assigned patients: Each service area may require specialized skills and/or serve specific age categories, which may include pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. * You will review patients’ medical history, ask the patients questions, and observe them doing tasks, while evaluating a patient’s condition and needs * Your role will develop a treatment plan for patients, identifying specific goals and the types of activities that will be used to help the patient work toward those goals * You will demonstrate exercises—for example, stretching the joints for arthritis relief—that can help relieve pain in people with chronic conditions * Your role evaluates a patient’s home or workplace and, on the basis of the patient’s health needs, identify potential improvements, such as labeling kitchen cabinets for an older person with poor memory * You will recommend special equipment, such as wheelchairs and eating aids, and instruct patients on how to use that equipment Occupational therapists need the following qualifications: * Graduate of an American Occupational Therapy Association accredited school with bachelors, masters or doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy * Maintains current registration with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy * Maintains active Occupational Therapy Certification in the State of Colorado * Maintains current certification in BLS for HealthCare Providers (in accordance with American Heart Association guidelines) * Successful completion of student clinical rotation or work experience in at least one of the following settings: o acute care hospital, long-term acute care facility, skilled nursing facility, and/or acute rehabilitation setting.* * * Will require weekend and weekday coverage. * Prior acute care experience required.
Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, located in the Uptown neighborhood in Denver, CO and licensed for 680 beds, PSL provides the most advanced care for patients across the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains. We are proud to serve our community with experienced physicians who offer a wide range of medical services for patients of all ages.
Since delivering our first baby in 1882 at St. Luke’s Hospital, we have focused on providing exceptional baby care. Today, P/SL offers the region’s most advanced maternal-fetal care, focusing on rare conditions that put mothers and their developing babies at high-risk. The Advanced Cardiac Center at P/SL is known as a major heart hospital, recognized several times over the American Heart Association for excellence and for its success in implementing a higher standard of cardiac care that effectively improves treatment of patients hospitalized for heart disease. While the tools are ever changing and our ability to care for patients is always advancing, one things remains constant - putting our patients first, with quality, respect, safety and teamwork.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation
Title: Occupational Therapist PRN
Location: Colorado-Denver-Presbyterian/St. Luke%27s Medical Center
Requisition ID: 03166-103056