Encompass Health Careers

Occupational Therapist - PRN

Westerville, Ohio
Staff Therapy


Job Description

 
Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospital in partnership with HealthSouth is currently looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our hospital.  

Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospital is located north of Mount Carmel St. Ann's near the southwest corner of Cleveland Avenue and Polaris Parkway.
 
The 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital is a joint venture between HealthSouth and Mount Carmel and provides specialized rehabilitative care to patients who have experienced stroke, trauma, brain and orthopedic injuries or other major illnesses or injuries.  The 60,000-square-foot freestanding hospital includes 60 all-private rooms, a spacious, on-site therapy gym, a walking path and cutting-edge rehabilitation technologies

Location:       597 Executive Campus Drive, Westerville, Ohio 43082

 
EXPERIENCE HEALTHSOUTH 
 
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 technicians.
 
- Maintains open and on-going communication with hospital departments to ensure patient, staff, and hospital needs are met.
 
The Occupational Therapist creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment
 
Benefits
 
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 assess 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: 100006
 
About HealthSouth 
HealthSouth is one of the nation's largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 33 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies.  
 
HealthSouth can be found on the web at: www HealthSouth.com

About Mount Carmel Health System
A member of the Catholic Health Association and Trinity Health, Mount Carmel has been a leader in patient care for more than 125 years. Its team of more than 8,000 employees, 1,500 physicians and 1,000 volunteers provides an array of cutting-edge, patient-focused primary and specialty healthcare services at four central Ohio hospitals and a free standing emergency department – Mount Carmel East, Mount Carmel West, Mount Carmel St. Ann's, Mount Carmel New Albany and Mount Carmel Grove City. Mount Carmel also provides high-quality healthcare services at its surgery centers, multi-specialty physician group practices, emergent, ambulatory and urgent care centers, hospice, palliative care, home care services and through MediGold, a Medicare Advantage plan. Mount Carmel is dedicated to medical and nursing education and training as well, with six physician medical residency programs and the Mount Carmel College of Nursing – one of Ohio's largest baccalaureate nursing degree programs. Mount Carmel Health System can be found on the web at: www.MountCarmelHealth.com
 
 
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: 597 Executive Campus Drive, Westerville 43082
Job ID: 1624410