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Occupational Therapist (Full Time) *Competitive Pay*

Delta, CO 81416

Posted: 06/08/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Rehab Job Number: 79229

Job Description

Job Title: Full Time Occupational Therapist (LTC + Rehab)
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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

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About Delta, CO

Discover exciting job opportunities around Delta, Colorado! Nestled in the picturesque Western Slope region of Colorado, this area offers a unique blend of outdoor adventures, vibrant arts scene, and a friendly community spirit. With stunning views of the Grand Mesa and the Colorado National Monument, Delta provides a perfect balance of work and play. Explore career options in this charming region known for its local wineries, farm-to-table cuisine, and the vibrant art displays at the Creamery Arts Center. Don't miss the chance to join a community that values growth and well-being while enjoying easy access to hiking, biking, and skiing in the nearby Gunnison National Forest. Start your career journey in Delta today!