Company: Senior CommUnity Care
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Relocation Assistance Available! Looking for an Occupational
Therapist to work in the homes of our senior participants and in
our Day Center in the Eckert, CO area. Relocation packages
available up to $2000. Competitive pay - $73,236 - $93,371
depending upon experience Do you have a passion for geriatrics?
This is a unique opportunity to improve the quality of life for
seniors while working as part of a team who's goal is keep our
participants in their own homes. Occupational Therapists are
instrumental in determining the healthcare needs of the geriatric
population and providing therapies that help seniors perform
activities of daily living (ADLs). In this role you will provide
ongoing therapy in a timely manner per physician's orders. Core
- Communicate resident progress within the facility.
- The Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats patients,
- communicates with families, physicians and other health team
- and maintains appropriate documentation of services
- Participates in on-going facility meetings and conducts
in-service and training for facility staff on ongoing basis in
restorative and maintenance techniques. Work where you feel at
home. The warm and caring atmosphere of our communities is created
by nurses, environmental specialists, certified nursing assistants
and other team members who love to help older adults feel healthy
and at home. At Volunteers of America, we're also dedicated to
creating thoughtful, caring and flexible work environments for our
team members. When you begin a career with us, expect the support
you need to succeed in your role, respect for your individuality
and beliefs, and opportunities for personal and professional
development. When you join our team of exceptional professionals,
we'll trust you to do your best each day, and to show compassion
and caring for our residents and your fellow team members. In
return, you'll be rewarded with a generous array of
industry-leading benefits and workplace considerations. Work where
you feel safe. During the National Public Health Emergency caused
by the COVID-19 Pandemic, do you want to work in one of the safest
environments possible? A place where the people you serve average
85% fully vaccinated? A place where your co-workers will also be
fully vaccinated? Recently, the Healthcare division of Volunteers
of America National Services decided to require vaccination for all
employees, volunteers and contractors. While this decision was
difficult, we understand that we care for individuals who are most
susceptible to advanced COVID illness and death. We are committed
to providing the safest environment possible for those we serve.
This commitment extends to another very important group of
individuals, our employees. Join us today in providing care and
services to older adults in an organization that cares deeply about
the health and well-being of others; those we care for, our
employees, our community and our Nation. At VOA we understand that
our employees are our greatest asset, and we are happy to offer
them the following benefits:
- Competitive pay - $73,236 - $93,371 depending upon
- Stable organization; we've been a nonprofit for over 120
- PTO for full-time staff
- Positive work environment
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Paid training/Continuing education
- A variety in your daily duties
- Supportive managers
- Fast paced, low stress working environment
- Flexible Spending Account
- Loan Program
- ID Theft
- Insurances offered:
- critical illness
- short-term disabilities Objective: Provides clinical
occupational therapy evaluation and treatment for program
participants, on acute, restorative or maintenance levels as needed
in our Day Center. Integrates the occupational therapy treatment
plan into Interdisciplinary Team plan of care. Assists in the
ordering, inventory, distribution and maintenance of durable
medical equipment for participants. Qualifications: To perform this
job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. Must have
medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date
immunizations before having direct participant contact. 2. Must
have a valid driver's license and have means of transportation. 3.
Must clear background check. 4. Education: Graduate of an
occupational therapy curriculum. Be legally authorized, currently
licensed, registered or certified if applicable to practice in the
state. 5. Experience: A minimum of one year's experience working
with a frail or elderly population required.
6. Skills and Knowledge:
--- Working knowledge of the scopes or practices of occupational
therapy and speech/language pathology related to geriatrics.
--- Knowledge of safety requirements.
--- Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working
relationships with participants, co- workers, medical staff, and
--- Skilled in identifying and recommending problem resolution.
--- Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
--- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
--- Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for
tasks such as timekeeping, in- servicing and documentation.
--- Only acts within the scope of his or her authority to practice.
Must meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific
position description established by Senior Community Care and
approved by CMS before working independently. EOE
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