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Occupational Therapist – Full Time – JOB#1482

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Company Description:

Estes Park Health exists to make a positive difference to the health and well-being of all we serve. Located about 90 miles northwest of Denver, at 7,522 feet above sea level, Estes Park Health sits in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. As a gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, the adventurous lifestyle Estes Park supplies open endless outdoor opportunities for our staff. We promote a healthy work-life balance to give our staff the time to enjoy the “playground” that is Colorado.  

From pediatrics to geriatrics, Estes Park Health supplies a full spectrum of care for our friends, neighbors, and visitors in the entire Estes Park Valley and Rocky Mountain National Park. Today, over 18,000 patients—residents and visitors alike—see our health care teams for both outpatient and inpatient services.

Summary

To practice Occupational Therapy consistent with the American Occupational Therapy Association Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and Standards of Practice policy.

SHIFT:

Mon -Fri, Shifts Vary

*The shift and hours listed above may be subject to temporary or permanent change at any time according to the needs required to provide excellent and full services to our customers during employment.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an approved program of Occupational Therapy
  • Two years department/facility experience preferred
  • Must have, or be eligible for, State Licensure or Registration to be obtained within one year, or as per state law
  • American Heart Association CPR required

DUTIES:

  • Perform in accordance with EPH vision, mission and goals
  • Perform in accordance with all local, state, and federal laws and regulatory agency standards
  • Keep current and adhere to EPH Policies and Procedures
  • Practice Occupational Therapy consistent with the American Occupational Therapy Association Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and Standards of Practice policy
  • Respect and understand the patient’s right to treatment and right to involvement in treatment decisions
  • Practice ethical responsibility based on the cultural, ethnic and religious beliefs of the patients served and applicable law
  • Responsible for accurately interpreting and carrying out the prescription of the physician; receiving and translating information and in charting and reporting
  • Evaluate/treat patients of many ages (adolescents, adults, geriatrics), races, creeds, genders and disabilities without bias or prejudice; function as a staff physical therapist as necessary
  • Preparation of daily attendance records, evaluations, daily treatment notes, progress and discharge reports; ensure protection of confidential patient information
  • Maintain a patient treatment schedule consistent with the needs of the patient/department/facility with efficient use of time
  • Ensure that all referral sources are advised of department/facility action with the case referred
  • Confer with the person(s) most closely associated with the active management of the patient and to keep them informed of any additional patient needs, treatment modifications and/or progress
  • Exercise necessary inter- and intradepartmental/facility communications
  • Demonstrate coordination of sight and body movements in various applications of procedures; techniques of assisting and handling patients and ability to handle professional equipment
  • Immediately report any concerns/issues with equipment used for occupational therapy or in the department to ensure patient and employee safety
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to emergency situations; be alert to changes in patient’s condition and all activities of the department/facility
  • Supervision of Occupational Therapy Assistants per AOTA guidelines
  • Supervision of Occupational Therapy or Occupational Therapy Assistant students as applicable
  • Supervision of volunteers who may assist in the department/facility
  • Attend Department Director meetings as required to discuss department/facility processes and procedures; report/discuss current and future activities, goals and needs of the department
  • Assist the Director with the revision of any procedures with department/facility personnel as necessary
  • Assist the Director to plan for future improvements in procedures/organization of the department/facility and any new programs to be developed within the department/facility
  • Assist in the recruitment of applicants for staff therapy positions
  • Assist with orientation of new personnel to department procedures
  • Keep abreast of new techniques and trends in the field of Occupational Therapy
  • Attend conventions, meetings or special courses; share information gained with department/facility personnel
  • Maintain good public relations with all community sources
  • Preparation and delivery of presentations for community groups as requested
  • Participate in committees as assigned
  • Delegate portions of the above listed duties to department/facility personnel in line with the best use of time and experience of such personnel
  • All other duties as assigned

Hiring range depending on experience is $31.65 to $39.60

A Unique Retirement Plan for you!

All employees are enrolled in a Money Purchase Pension Plan 401(a) which replaces Social Security contributions.  You control the investments on-line yourself or with you financial advisor to help it grow.  We also offer a 457(b) plan for you to ad additional funds to your investments.

We offer a full range of benefits to fit your needs and family for full time and part time employees!

  • Medical – Choose from a HSA or PPO medical plan with pre-tax spending accounts.
  • Dental – An affordable all-inclusive services plan.  No need to choose from 2 or 3 options.
  • Vision – Just for you or your whole family.
  • Paid Time Off – Personal and sick leave immediately available as accrued each pay period.
  • Medical Transport – Add MASA as a supplemental for both Air and Ground usable in all 50 states.
  • Accident and Critical Illness – For those unexpected life issues that may happen. Cash payouts to you.
  • Term Life and AD&D INS. – Free to full and part time employees.
  • Voluntary Life Ins. – Additional coverage for you to purchase for yourself, spouse and or children.
  • Short Term Disability – 2 levels to purchase for your needs.
  • Long Term Disability – Free to you while employed.
  • Employee Assistance Program – A comprehensive program for you and your family member which includes a national provider network for counseling services, life balance services, legal and financial services.

For more information about this opportunity call Human Resources at 970-577-4458 Monday-Friday 9am-4pm (MST) or e-mail questions to jobs@eph.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer: In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, EPH does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or military service in its administration of policies, programs, activities or employment. In addition, EPH does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

The descriptions above are listed as is at the time of posting and could change as needed at any time in accordance with state, local and federal laws.