Occupational Therapist - Northern Oaks

Full Time Occupational Therapist
Northern Oaks Living & Rehabilitation Center is a charming skilled rehab facility in Abilene, TX, with a busy geriatric caseload and a diverse mix of cognitive, orthopedic and neurological diagnoses. We are currently seeking a full time OT to join our fun and dynamic in house therapy team. We care about the WHOLE you.  Ask us about our competitive compensation, career development, continuing education and mind-body-spirit wellness programs! 
 

Northern Oaks receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 200 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. Help us build something great and share in the Ensign experience with these in-house facility teams where our core values of  ownership, passion for learning, loving one another, and celebration are evident every day. Be sure to ask us about facility specific specialty programs like Heart PARC, Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Alter G, Big & Loud, and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career. 

 

Duties:
  • Effectively screens/evaluates patients and/ with cognitive and/or ADL physical functioning disorders and develops appropriate plan of care following all regulatory and clinical practice standards.
  • Utilizes standardized assessments and evidence-based practice to support clinical interventions.
  • Provides rehabilitative, skilled and medically necessary treatment intervention to patients with cognitive and/or ADL physical functioning disorders per regulatory and clinical practice requirements.
  • Administers various procedures as part of the rehabilitation plan including but not limited to:  ADL retraining; therapeutic activities; therapeutic exercises; modalities; use of supportive and assistive devices; etc.
  • Assesses patient’s progress and adjust treatments accordingly in the clinical record per regulatory and clinical practice requirements.
  • Evaluates treatment outcomes for effectiveness. Services are modified in relation to patient evaluation and referrals are made in relation to outcomes.
  • Provides consultation and counseling to patients, as well as families, caregivers and other service providers related to the physical disorders.
  • Effectively communicates with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, barriers, and treatment plans.
  • Provides comprehensive discharge summary of services provided per regulatory and clinical requirements.
Qualifications:
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist
  • This position is open to OTs at all experience levels.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.