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Therapist / Occupational Therapist Job in Las Vegas, Nevada / Hospital

Company: Encompass Health
Location: Henderson
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Job Description:

HealthSouth Desert
Canyon Rehabilitation Hospital

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Why Choose HealthSouth?
At our hospital, the
core of our strength is our dedicated rehabilitation professionals. Our work
environment is patient-centered, team approached, and committed to
evidence-based practice for the best possible outcomes. As a clinician, you
will be provided with cutting-edge
equipment, technology, and other resources that will help you achieve
better outcomes that give strength to our patients and greater ability to your

The Occupational
Therapist provides occupational therapy treatment and patient care according to
hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. In
addition, the position:

- Requires
effective communication skills for working with patients, families, caregivers,
and departmental and interdepartmental relationships.
- Requires competency in
occupational therapy evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment.
- Requires task
delegation and supervision of occupational therapist assistants and
- Maintains open and
on-going communication with hospital departments to ensure patient, staff, and
hospital needs are met.

To attract and retain
the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive Benefits
package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan,
employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.- For more
information on available Benefits, please click here.

Who will you treat? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital
setting. Typically our therapist can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks
with our patients treating a wide clinical caseload such as: stroke, spinal
cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid
arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple
trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are
discharged directly home.

We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients.- We
utilize our clinical outcomes to asses and improve our treatment interventions
and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides
benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and
improve our patient outcomes.

You will use-standard and advanced therapy
technologies - Depending on hospital
location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulators, Bioness, Interactive
Metronome, Hand Mentor, SmartStep, Anodyne, Wii and CAPs may be available.

Helping you become a better therapist is
critical to our success. -
You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external
educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists,
nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn
beyond your own discipline.

Job Code: 100005
License or Certification:
- Must be in possession of current state license or certification on or before the first day of employment.
- CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.
Education, Training and Experience:
- -Successful completion of a degree from an accredited therapy program or one that is determined to be substantially equivalent to a U.S. accredited program by an appropriate certifying agency preferred.
Physical Requirements:
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate
- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements
Address: 9175 W. Oquendo Road, Las Vegas 89148 Shift: Day Job Job ID: 1722054

Keywords: Encompass Health, Las Vegas, Therapist / Occupational Therapist Job in Las Vegas, Nevada / Hospital, Healthcare, Henderson, Nevada

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