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Licensed Therapist / Occupational Therapist / Pennsylvania / Occupational Therapist Job

Company: Therapist Jobs
Location: Altoona
Posted on: January 10, 2021

Job Description:

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona (formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital ofAltoona) is an 80-bed acute rehabilitation hospital that providescomprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. We offer a widebase of physical rehabilitative care for orthopedic, neurologic, multi-trauma,spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, pulmonary, cardiac rehabilitationneeds and more. Our hospital has a full complement of therapists, nurses, behavioralhealth providers and medical staff to offer the best possible outcomes for ourpatients. With an average length of stay of approximately 2 weeks, we have theability to get to know our patients and their families.We are proud of the fact that approximately 80% of thepatients admitted to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoonaare discharged directly to their homes. Come see how we are changing peoples lives- everyday.Maybe you can too!SixJCAHO disease specific certification: Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury,Cardiac and Ortho Rehab, Advanced Diabetes.
More one-on-one timeMore success for patients and professionalsBE THE CONNECTION.In your role as an occupational therapist (OT), youllbe the connection between the additional one-on-one time we enjoy with eachpatient and the progress they make. Following them throughout their stay,youll work with the latest technologies and experience unprecedented growthopportunities within your chosen field. Get to know your patients and help themreach their goals, while pursuing some of your own as part of nationalpost-acute care leader Encompass Heath.WhatMakes Encompass Health Careers Differentand Better:Working at Encompass Health means being partof something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact onpatients lives each day. Unlike the typical hospital setting, Encompass Healthoffers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road torecovery from stroke, spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders, jointreplacements, multiple trauma and cardiac/pulmonary conditions. As you helppatients achieve goals and regain independence, you can form significantrelationships with them and celebrate the successes they experience along theway.Our culture of compassion and collaborationis founded on more than just the care we provide our patients; it is expressedin the values we live.We encourage and empower each employee to keeplearning and growing by providing the resources to deliver a better way tocare. At Encompass Health, youll find something decidedly different and moresatisfying: A career that is challenging, inspiring and rewarding. Maximize your talent and join ateam that is committed to setting the standard for better healthcare with this engaging opportunity:OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (OT)(HOSPITAL/FACILITYNAME)(CITY/STATE)(SHIFTINFORMATION)(BONUSINFORMATION, IF APPLICABLE)Here is youropportunity to channel the full extent of your knowledge, skills, ambition, andexperience on a daily basis. Inspire our patients to progress each day as you: Effectively delegate tasks andsupervise occupational therapist assistants and technicians. Provide occupational therapy treatmentand patient care according to hospital, state and federal regulations andprofessional guidelines. Maintain open and ongoing communicationwith hospital departments to ensure that patient, staff and hospital needs aremet.Credentials: Current state licensure orcertification on or before first day of employment required. CPR certification preferred, unlessotherwise required by hospital policy. Successful completion of a degree froman accredited therapy program or one that is determined to be substantiallyequivalent to a U.S.-accredited program by an appropriate certifying agencypreferred. Effective communication skills forworking with patients, families, and caregivers required. Demonstrated competency in occupationaltherapy evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment.Enjoy competitive compensation and benefits that start on day one,including: Benefits that begin when you do. Affordable medical, dental and vision plansprovided to meet the needs of full and part-time employees and their families. Generous paid time off that increases withtenure. Tuition reimbursement and continuingeducation opportunities. Company-matching 401(k) and employeestock-purchase plans. Flexible spending and health savings accounts.About Us:Helping patients regain hope andindependence, Encompass Health is a national leader in post-acute care. Weoperate rehabilitation hospitals and offer home health and hospice care in 36states as well as Puerto Rico. Following the Encompass Way, we are driven byour core values: We proudly set the standard, lead with empathy, do whats right,focus on the positive, and remain stronger together.Realize the powerful difference you can make.Take this opportunity to join our team.To learn more about us, pleasevisit us online at encompasshealth.comConnect with us:Equal Opportunity Employer

Address: 2005 Valley View Blvd, Altoona 16602
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: PRN / Pool / As Needed
Job ID: 2016868
Contact Name - External: Christine Filer
Contact Email - External:

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