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Catholic Health Initiatives OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST in Williston, North Dakota


CHI St. Alexius Health WillistonWilliston, North Dakota

Requisition ID 2020-136270 Employment Type Part Time Department Outpatient Rehabilitation Hours/Pay Period 40 Shift Day Standard Hours Monday-Friday


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Occupational Therapist (OT) delivers quality therapy services to patients by performing evaluations and developing individual treatment plans and goals to maximize functional outcomes. Services are delivered to both inpatients and outpatients of all ages within the framework of an interdisciplinary team approach including the patient, significant others and medical professionals. This position supports the mission, vision, and philosophy of CommonSpirit Health.

  1. Evaluates/assesses patients in a systematic and thorough manner; establishes appropriate treatment plans and goals within specified time frames; administers appropriate treatments; knowledge and skill in therapeutic exercises, modalities, rehab equipment, manual techniques, transfers, and ADLs

  2. Interprets orders from physicians and other referral sources.

  3. Fosters communication with other therapists, physicians, nurses, and other hospital personnel to establish appropriate care.

  4. Completes all patient and family education; provides information on outside resources to meet the patient’s specific needs.

  5. Recommend special equipment, such as wheelchairs and eating aids, and instruct patients on how to use that equipment.

  6. Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms

  7. Maintains order, stock, and cleanliness of all areas in the department

  8. Practices safe work habits, compliance with safety rules and regulations, and adheres to safety policies

  9. Utilizes resources appropriately and follows facility guidelines, policies, and procedures

related skills: rehabilitation, acute care, outpatient, inpatient, evidence based practice, research, promoting independence, meaningful occupations, patients' functional ability, daily routines and roles, therapist, rehab, trainer, therapeutic, recovery, patient care, occupational therapy, treatment planning



Required Licensure and Certifications

North Dakota Occupational Therapy (OT) License and Basic Life Support (BLS)

Required Education for Staff Job Levels

Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy (OT)

Required Minimum Experience

No experience required but is preferred

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to manage multiple priorities

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents

Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community

Ability to collect and analyze data

Ability to use the Internet for research and communications

Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.