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Occupational Therapist (FT) *Competitive Pay*

Paonia, CO 81428

Posted: 05/10/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Rehab Job Number: 74000 Priority?: Specialty:

Job Description

Job Title: Full Time Occupational Therapist (LTC + Rehab)
Competitive Pay + Potential Sign-on!

Job Description:

  • Provide occupational therapy services to patients in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) and rehabilitation setting to improve their functional abilities, independence, and quality of life.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments, develop individualized treatment plans, and implement therapeutic interventions tailored to patients' needs and goals.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, including physicians, nurses, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists, to coordinate patient care and optimize outcomes.
  • Administer therapeutic exercises, activities of daily living (ADL) training, adaptive equipment recommendations, and environmental modifications to promote recovery and enhance daily functioning.
  • Educate patients, families, and caregivers on therapeutic techniques, safety precautions, home exercises, and adaptive strategies to support continued progress and independence.
  • Document patient progress, treatment plans, and outcomes accurately and in compliance with regulatory standards and healthcare policies.

Education + Certification Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program.
  • Valid state licensure as an Occupational Therapist (OT).
  • Certification by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).
  • CPR certification.
  • Previous experience in a SNF or rehabilitation setting is preferred.

Area Description:

Paonia, CO, is a scenic town nestled in the beautiful North Fork Valley, surrounded by breathtaking mountain views and picturesque landscapes. Here are some activities and attractions that make Paonia a desirable place to live and work:

  • Explore the nearby Gunnison National Forest, offering hiking trails, camping spots, fishing opportunities, and scenic drives amidst towering mountains and lush forests.
  • Enjoy outdoor recreational activities such as mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, and skiing in the winter months at nearby outdoor destinations.
  • Visit local wineries, orchards, and farms to experience wine tastings, fruit picking, and farm-to-table dining showcasing the region's agricultural bounty.
  • Attend community events, festivals, and cultural performances highlighting the vibrant arts and music scene in Paonia.
  • Engage in small-town charm with friendly residents, local shops, farmers' markets, and opportunities to immerse yourself in the close-knit community.

Join our dedicated healthcare team in Paonia, CO, and make a positive impact on the lives of patients while enjoying the natural beauty and recreational offerings of the North Fork Valley.
 

Location: Paonia, CO

Company: Connected Health Care

Job Type: Full Time

Contact: Nicole - Account Manager
Phone: 512-808-4774
Email: nicole@connectedhc.com

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About Paonia, CO

Discover exciting job opportunities in the picturesque town of Paonia, Colorado, where career growth meets enchanting charm! Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Paonia offers a vibrant arts scene, farm-to-table culinary delights, and access to stunning natural wonders like the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Explore job listings in this thriving community and consider immersing yourself in the local culture by visiting the Blue Sage Center for the Arts or catching a show at the Paradise Theatre. Embrace a new career path in Paonia and experience the perfect blend of work and play in this hidden gem of the Centennial State.