Willow Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is looking to hire a part-time Occupational Therapist to provide patient centered occupational therapy for patients in our long-term care facility in Louisiana. Are you a passionate professional with high ethical standards? Do you have a positive, helpful, and enthusiastic attitude and want to join a rapidly growing skilled nursing rehabilitation team that will appreciate what you have to offer as an Occupational Therapist? Are you looking for a well-respected and supportive company that can offer you opportunities for professional growth? If so, please read on.
This occupational therapy position offers a very competitive hourly wage for the region commensurate with experience. We also offer benefits including a 401 (k) plan, paid time off (PTO), web-based training program that can be used for continuing education, and a referral bonus program. If this sounds like the opportunity in long-term care that you've been looking for, apply today!
Our primary focus is on providing patients with the best possible care by providing our employees with the high-quality education and training needed to be leaders in the industry. Our employees have access to the latest technology regarding therapy programs, treatment approaches, and documentation. We are invested in the success of each team member, providing not only exceptional pay and benefits, but a very supportive work environment.
A DAY IN THE LIFE AS AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
As an Occupational Therapist at a long-term care facility, you arrive each day happy to work for a practice that gives you the time and support to get real results for your patients. You love the collaborative spirit at Willow Ridge Nursing and Rehab where you have ample opportunities to learn and develop into a better therapist. You use your knowledge of developmental factors specific to adult and geriatric residents to plan and deliver the best individualized care for each of your patients whether challenged with orthopedic issues, neurological diseases, or complex medical conditions.
You conduct patient evaluations and take the time to really understand their complaints and goals as you work on their individual treatment plans. Your attention to detail is essential to your success, as you keep up-to-date and accurate records. You also provide excellent leadership for assistants. And, your collaborative skills come into play as you play an active role on each patient's interdisciplinary team. Using your good communication skills, you also take the time to thoroughly educate caregivers at the skilled nursing facility on how to assist patients with their individualized maintenance programs. After a day of hard work, you feel great about the measurable progress you have observed in your patients!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
- Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited occupational therapy program
- Current occupational therapy license
- Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations as they pertain to long-term care, skilled nursing, and rehabilitation facilities
Are you committed to safety and conscientious about following OSHA and other established procedures? Do you present yourself professionally? Are you patient-focused and always eager to learn and improve? Do you have respect for privacy and confidentiality? Are you a self-motivated team player? Do you have the ability to be tactful and sensitive to the emotional needs of others? Are you a problem solver? If so, then you might just be perfect for this Occupational Therapist position!