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Occupational Therapist

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Miles City, montana


Job Details

Full-time

6/10/2024


Full Job Description

TITLE: Occupational Therapist
LOCATION: Miles City, MONTANA

Now is your chance to join a top hospital where career growth and opportunity await you.

They are committed to building healthcare teams whose care exceeds the expectations of their patients and community and are looking for individuals who share the same values.

You could live in an area with a low cost of living work at a medical center which is a progressive rural healthcare organization located in the picturesque Badlands of Eastern Montana might be the place.

What you’ll be doing:

•The Registered Occupational Therapist will provide diagnostic evaluations and treatment to assigned patients, and help patients reach maximum performance level and to use skills learned to the fullest to function in the community within the limits of their capabilities.

•Administers comprehensive evaluations and documents of assigned patients in accordance with departmental standards and procedures. Provides consultation in areas such as environmental design, adaptive equipment, proper positioning of patients to prevent contractures and splinting, and to agencies such as local schools, nursing homes, home care agencies, and hospital settings.

•Maintains timely and accurate patient records and reports.

•Designs and administers treatment programs to increase patients' levels of functioning. Uses therapeutic exercises and activities to improve or maintain strength, range of motion, and fine-motor coordination. Instructs patients in adapted techniques and the use of adaptive equipment for meal preparation, home management, dressing, feeding, and other self-care skills. Trains patients in the use of upper-extremity prosthetic devices to resume previous daily routines. Participates in home assessments.

•Provides therapy for neurological integration; administers sensor-motor integration treatment techniques and visual perceptual-motor remediation programs. Uses activities to increase developmental levels of patients. Designs and provides individualized therapy for adult learning-disabled patients.

•Designs and fabricates splints as specified by doctors' prescriptions; designs and/or fabricates slings and adaptive equipment to meet the needs of patients and/or their families.

•Administers treatment programs to traumatic brain-injured patients. Uses activities to improve judgment skills, reality orientation, and organizational skills.

•Provides prevention therapy to maintain functional skills; instructs patients in energy conservation, joint protection, safety techniques for sensory loss, and transferring and visual field deficits; instructs patients' families in personal care for patients, especially proper transfer techniques to avoid back strain.

•Provides activities to assess patients' organizational skills, attention spans, cognitive abilities, coordination (fine and gross-motor), and adaptive-equipment needs.

•Designs home programs and instructs patients or families in carrying out such programs.

•Participates in patient support groups with other team members.

•Provides evaluations and develops a plan of care.

Requirements

What they’re looking for:

•Bachelor's degree in occupational therapy required.

•Current registration with the American Occupational Therapy Association required.

•Licensed within the State of Montana

Hours and compensation potential:

•Position is day shift. 

•The range is between $33.50hr-$40hr plus full benefits and relocation/sign on bonus.

Benefits

Additional Info:

Facility is a 25 bed critical access hospital. Great team environment and it's a great place to work.

If you're a dedicated Occupational Therapist seeking a rewarding career in a supportive healthcare environment, look no further. Join us outside of Miles City and become part of our exceptional team dedicated to providing top-notch care to our community. Apply now and take the next step in your career journey!

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