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VOA PRN Occupational Therapist (CO Float Team/On Call) in Montrose, Colorado

Description:The Volunteers of America Colorado Float Team is a team of experiencedprofessionals that assist in the facilities that we serve, such as theSenior Community Care Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly(PACE), Horizons Health Care Center, Valley Manor Care Center, theHomestead at Montrose, and Home Health of Western Colorado.As a PRN Occupational Therapist, you will enjoy ultimate flexibility andwork as little as 4 shifts per month or up to full time hours, it is YOURchoice.One (1) year of experience is required - you will be expected to work atany VOA facility that has a need.Occupational Therapists are instrumental in determining the healthcare needsof the geriatric population and providing therapies that help seniors performactivities of daily living (ADLs). In this role you will provide ongoingtherapy in a timely manner per physician's orders.Core Responsibilities:Communicate resident progress within the facility.The Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats patients,communicates with families, physicians and other health team membersand maintains appropriate documentation of servicesParticipates in on-going facility meetings and conducts in-service andtraining for facility staff on ongoing basis in restorative and maintenancetechniques.Work where you feel at home.The warm and caring atmosphere of our communities is created by nurses,environmental specialists, certified nursing assistants and other teammembers who love to help older adults feel healthy and at home.At Volunteers of America, we're also dedicated to creating thoughtful,caring and flexible work environments for our team members. When you begin acareer with us, expect the support you need to succeed in your role,respect for your individuality and beliefs, and opportunities for personaland professional development.When you join our team of exceptional professionals, we'll trust you to doyour best each day, and to show compassion and caring for our residents andyour fellow team members. In return, you'll be rewarded with a generousarray of industry-leading benefits and workplace considerations.Work where you feel safe.During the National Public Health Emergency caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic,do you want to work in one of the safest environments possible? A placewhere the people you serve average 85% fully vaccinated? A place whereyour co-workers will also be fully vaccinated? Recently, the Healthcaredivision of Volunteers of America National Services decided to requirevaccination for all employees, volunteers and contractors. While thisdecision was difficult, we understand that we care for individuals who aremost susceptible to advanced COVID illness and death. We are committed toproviding the safest environment possible for those we serve. This commitmentextends to another very important group of individuals, our employees.Join us today in providing care and services to older adults in anorganization that cares deeply about the health and well-being of others;those we care for, our employees, our community and our Nation.COMPENSATION & BENEFITS$55.00/hourMileage between home health visits will be paid according to Volunteers ofAmerica's mileage policyFlexible schedulingOvertime is availableColorado SAFE Sick403 (b) participation is available with annual company contributions afterone year and 1,000 hours of serviceQUALIFICATIONS:Graduate from an Occupational Therapy curriculum accredited jointly by theCouncil on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Associationand the American Occupational Therapy Association, or is eligible forcertification by the American Occupational Therapy Association under itsrequirements.A minimum of one year experience as an Occupational Therapist in a long-termcare facility.Ability to understand medical terminology and how it applies to OccupationalTherapy in order to communicate effectively with residents, staff andphysicians, and to prepare meaningful reports.Coordination and dexterity necessary