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Occupational Therapist

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Racine
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring: Full Time Occupational Therapist, All Saints Spring St Campus-outpatientEntry level OT degree with working experience with Orthopedics population: comfortable with splinting; comfortable managing post-surgical patients including shoulder/elbow/wrist/hand; comfortable negotiating orthopedic protocolsClinic hours 7am-630 Monday - Friday, position will include clinic closing hours.Benefit Program:We offer a generous annual CE budget, support time to attend external CE courses, a strong internal CE program, and every therapist has access to Medbridge.

  • Compensation/Benefits: -At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to our associates inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.
  • Affordable Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage
  • Eight Paid Holidays
  • Retirement Matching
  • Leadership Development: -We know that the development of our associates is key to our mission of providing the best care possible to those we serve. We have various in-depth leadership programs to meet you where you are on your career journey.
  • Paid Time Off: -As a new Ascension associate you will begin to accrue paid time off with your first paycheck.
  • Tuition reimbursement: -At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. In addition to the chance to have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from our tuition reimbursement program. You will also have the opportunity to take advantage of one of four online universities partnering with Ascension associates seeking a Bachelor or Master degree; offering them either discounts, scholarships or go at your own pace learning options. What You Will Do: Evaluate and treats patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.
    • Assess patient's ability to safely and effectively perform independent living skills.
    • Design the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of treatment.
    • Implement the treatment plan using appropriate modalities.
    • Document findings of patient progress.
    • Monitor and modify the plan of care as needed.
    • Seek consultation as necessary.
    • Educate the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits.
    • Plan and/or assist with patient discharge from therapy services and provide information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.
    • Oversee the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy 3-Technicians according to established regulations and practice standards. What You Will Need: Licensure/Certification/Registration:
      • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date required..
      • Rehab Therapist specializing in Occupational Therapy (OTR) credentialed from the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.Education:
        • Bachelor's degree required.
        • Master's degree preferred. Additional Preferences: No additional preferences. Why Join Our Team: For over 170 years, Ascension Wisconsin has been providing rewarding career opportunities at 20 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Nearly 20,000 Ascension Wisconsin associates currently serve in four locations throughout Wisconsin - Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Ministry Healthcare, Columbia St. Mary's, and Affinity Healthcare. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.This Ministry does not participate in E-Verify and therefore cannot employ STEM OPT candidates.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Racine , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Racine, Wisconsin

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