HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Occupational Therapist PRN in Englewood, Colorado
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!
Our therapy teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
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 or ARC 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.* * Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.
With stroke door to treatment times averaging just 20 minutes, Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment, and was the state’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region’s neurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the area’s only level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center. Over 150 facilities regularly transfer highly complex cases to Swedish.
Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology.
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-Englewood-Swedish Medical Center
Requisition ID: 03167-105048