Intermountain Healthcare PRN Occupational Therapist - Riverton Hospital in Riverton, Utah

Job ID:225448
Greater Salt Lake area

About Us

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining a world-class team of over 37,500 employees and caregivers while embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

To find out more about us, head to our career site here .

Job Description

The Occupational Therapist provides direct patient services that may include identifying, evaluating, diagnosing, and treating. This position also provides indirect services including consulting, advising, teaching, and training patients and their caregivers.

Patient-centered and conveniently located, the Riverton Hospital campus includes a full-service hospital and medical office building. We provide state-of-the-art equipment, a healing environment, stunning views of either the Wasatch or Oquirrh mountain ranges, and skilled caregivers who offer great clinical expertise with a spirit of compassion. Our commitment is to offer you outstanding healthcare services, and to provide our patients with a healing experience.

Essential Job Duties

  • Assesses and evaluates a patient's condition according to the physician order and current standards of practice. Provides appropriate intervention including treatment related to the established plan of care with appropriate duration and intensity. Educates and trains patients and their caregivers.
  • Accepts assignments from Director or Team Lead including case load, productivity standard, education and in-servicing others, orienting and training new employees, supervising and training students, and supervising COTAs and Aides.
  • Actively participates in the quality improvement process for the team and the clinical setting and then follows through with the improvements.
  • Communicates through written chart notes, evaluations, progress reports, and discharge summaries regarding patient's status, any complications, prognosis, and plans for follow-up care.
  • Records daily charges and submits for payment according to department billing guidelines.
  • Participates in regularly scheduled or special clinical meetings related to patient care and clinic management.
  • Maintains appropriate team and interdisciplinary relationships.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate: Commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits Eligible: No
  • Shift Details: This position will help cover OT needs that exceed our current capacity. Shifts will be worked on an as-needed basis and hours may vary from 0 to 40 each week. This OT must be willing to work some weekend shifts.
  • Department: Riverton Hospital Rehabilitation
  • Additional Details: Additional shifts may also be available at Alta View and American Fork Hospital's acute units on an as-needed basis.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy. Education must be obtained from an accredited program. Degree will be verified.
  • Current license in the State of practice.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.

Physical Requirements

  • Hearing/listening, lifting, manual dexterity, pulling/pushing, seeing, sitting, speaking, squatting/kneeling, standing, and walking.

Preferred Requirements

  • Certified Occupational Therapist through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).
  • Experience in a hospital setting working with adult patients.

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. Intermountain Healthcare prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, disability and/or genetic information.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 0

Primary Work Location Riverton Hospital

Expertise Rehabilitation

Job Type On-Call / PRN

Location US-UT-Riverton