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Occupational Therapy Practitioner

Company: Sacred Circle Healthcare Inc
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Sacred Circle Healthcare is seeking a full-time Occupational Therapy Practitioner for our clinics in Salt Lake City and West Valley City, Utah. As an entity of the Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation, we, at Sacred Circle Healthcare, preserve the Goshute heritage of protecting and caring for family and extend the tradition to all marginalized and underserved populations in our area. We refuse to let access, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status restrict someone from receiving complete healthcare. Interested in joining our team? We are looking for people who are genuine, kind, ambitious, positive, and helpful - exceptional people building on a celebrated heritage who are passionate about delivering uncompromising care - people who make a difference every day no matter what their role or position. If you are looking for a job where the work you do impacts lives for the better every day, you are in the right place! Job Summary

  • Overview: Responsible for the assessment and treatment of patients with varying diagnoses to assist in improving their ability to complete and participate in tasks related to daily life, recreation, and work. Duties include assessment, treatment and discharge of appropriate patients and working in an integrated medical model to help patients reach their greatest recovery potential.
  • Reports to: Director of Physical Therapy
  • Department: Physical Therapy
  • Business Unit: Operations
  • Patient Care: Yes
  • Worker Status: Full-time, salary
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Starting Wage/Salary:
  • Work Schedule: To Be Determined with the availability of 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday through Friday. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
  • Location: Salt Lake City Main Clinic, West Valley City Clinic and Pamela's Place.
  • Supervisory responsibilities: No The successful candidate:
    • Provides compassionate and patient centered?care, including examinations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment for a specified patient population.
    • Performs thorough assessment of the patient's physical, social, environment, emotional and cognitive needs to develop a treatment plan.
    • Focuses on patient centered goals and includes family/caregivers in treatment plan as appropriate
    • Reviews the patient's progress and adapts the treatment accordingly.
      • Performs administrative tasks such as keeping records, writing reports and making telephone calls.
      • Coordinates with interdisciplinary team on patient needs, treatment modifications, and progress. Minimum Requirements
        • EDUCATION: Bachelor or Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from an American Occupational Therapy Associations (AOTA) or the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) certified school
        • EXPERIENCE: Must have 3 years of experience with 5+ years preferred in an outpatient or community-based practice setting including but not limited to: treatment of chronic pain, substance use disorders and mental health diagnoses.
        • CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Occupational Therapist License
        • Other:
        • Must be enthusiastic to work in an integrated team model to provide well rounded treatment to the native and underserved population.
        • Must be enthusiastic about interdisciplinary care.
        • Preferred Requirements Preferred Requirements
          • EXPERIENCE:
          • At least 5 years of clinical experience
          • Outpatient and/or community-based practice experience.
          • Experience initiating or adding occupational therapy service line to existing programs.
          • Additional Information - Join us as we are Redefining Compassionate Healthcare, together! Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
            • Knowledge and experiences related to leading and development of group treatments, motivational interviewing, ACT, CBT, and willingness to engage in evaluation and treatment in a primary care setting.
            • Knowledge and use of evidence-based interventions in the treatment of relevant diagnoses.
            • Knowledge of or familiarity with sensory modulation and disintegration treatment.
            • Ability to organize and lead group treatment.
            • Aware and able to build strong patient rapport
            • Strong communication and problem-solving skills and able to work collaboratively in an integrated rehabilitation/medical environment
            • Strong documentation and scheduling skills.
            • Ability to be dependable.
            • Ability to function autonomously as the sole occupational therapy practitioner. As group of 4 healthcare clinics, diversity drives our identity. We are proud of our Native American heritage. Whether you are seeking your first job, transitioning back into the workforce, looking to start your career, or grow an existing one, Sacred Circle Healthcare walks with you. We need you for what you can do. We strive for a mix of benefits to help you combine great work with a great life.
              • Competitive pay
              • Healthcare coverage for you and your family
              • Generous PTO, paid holidays and floating holidays to celebrate what is important to you (prorated for part-time employees)
              • Retirement matching to invest in your future
              • Student loan repayment options
              • Colleagues that are unparalleled
              • A culture that is second to none Sacred Circle Healthcare/Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation gives preference to qualified American Indian/Alaskan Native Applicants PI190473022

Keywords: Sacred Circle Healthcare Inc, Salt Lake City , Occupational Therapy Practitioner, Healthcare , Salt Lake City, Utah

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