Encompass Health Careers

Occupational Therapist (Per Diem)

Las Vegas, Nevada
Therapy Staff


Job Description

D/B/A HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Las Vegas

 

Welcome to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Las Vegas

Our hospital is a 79-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital provides a higher level of rehabilitative care to patients who are recovering from stroke and other neurological disorders, brain and spinal cord injury, amputations, orthopedic, cardiac and pulmonary conditions.

 

At our hospital, the core of our strength is our dedicated rehabilitation professionals. Our work environment is a patient-centered, team approach, 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 meaning to your career.

 

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 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.

 

Keywords: occupational therapy, otd, rehabilitation, ot jobs

 
Job Code: 100006
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.


Address: 1250 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas 89102
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1721553