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Occupational Therapist-Fulltime

Phoenix, Arizona
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

Love what you do; Love where you live

Occupational Therapists are dynamic, fun, patient focused professionals who use their knowledge, skills and energy to carry out the sacred task of helping others to improve their ability to function - thereby bettering lives.

2 Full Time Positions available

Required Behaviors:

As you go about fulfilling this mission, your work habits and work relationships should embody SJRMC's values. These values are our culture, our identity as an organization: Sacred Trust, Personal Reverence, Thoughtful Anticipation, Team Accountability and Creative Vitality ask more of us than merely completing some list of tasks. Our values ask for a deeper level of commitment, and what is asked of us we freely give because we believe in our mission.

Required Qualifications:

Current NM O.T. License

Sufficient previous experience to perform duties

Physical demands : refer to Rehab department description physical demands

Preferred Qualifications:


If Therapist's routine work schedule is 50% or greater at SJRRH, then current FIM Scoring Competency

Duties and Responsibilities:

Interpretation of referrals & orders to check for appropriateness, indications and contraindications

Initial Evaluations/ Discharge Summaries/ Re-Evaluations/ Daily Treatments:

Are performed & documented in timely manner , may include but are not limited to: Medical diagnosis, medical history, objective physical/cognitive findings, measurable / functional/behavioral based patient goals, treatment plan ,discharge plan, education and communication as indicated

Determination of which tasks require the expertise and decision making capacity of the occupational therapist and must be personally rendered by the occupational therapist and which tasks may be delegated to other (family, nursing, rehab tech etc.)

Delegation and instruction of the services to be rendered by the occupational therapy assistant or other supportive personnel, including but not limited to specific treatment program with patient goals/ plan, precautions, special problems or contraindicated procedures

Education and instruction as indicated, including , but not limited to: patient, family, other staff, follow up facilities

Transportation of patients as needed

Maintain, gather, clean ,set up all equipment per facility policies

Daily record Keeping, including (but not limited to) evaluations, daily treatment notes, discharge notes and daily charges, all communication/education provided (per facility / department policy)

Each employee is responsible for implementing SJRMC's Service Standards into their daily work:

                                                     Safety, Courtesy, Effectiveness, and Stewardship

Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands and Environmental Work Conditions:

ALL Rehab Department jobs may place heavy physical demands on the employee. The amount of time that the employee is exposed to these demands will fluctuate, as there are uncontrollable variables inherent in healthcare: patient's height and weight, patient's level of cooperation and strength, specific clinical needs, etc.

Physical Activities:

All Rehab Department jobs may require lifting / pushing / pulling varying weights, may exceed 200 pounds

Activities may include intermittent or prolonged: standing, walking, sitting, talking, hearing, using the hands to finger and feel, pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching with arms, and smelling

Repetitive motions may also be required, such as: wrist / hand movements, grasping, and finger dexterity (as in typing, writing, faxing, filing papers, etc.)

Work Environment:

The job requires exposure to the following environmental conditions: wet, humid conditions (not the weather), working near moving or mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, risk of vibration

The noise level will vary from very quiet to very loud

Sensory Requirements:

The employee will need to be able to hear:

Alarms on equipment, fire alarms, and overhead announcements

Patient/families verbal discussions

Instructions and feedback from other healthcare providers

The employee will need to be able to see:

Focus on close-up and distant objects

Distinguish colors

Have intact: peripheral vision and depth perception

San Juan Regional Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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  • Job Reference: 673969040-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: SJRMC Hospital
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent