Job Description

North Star, 3185 W Arkansas Ave, Denver, Colorado, United States of America Req #720
Saturday, October 10, 2020

At Vivage, we’rerecognized as a national leader driving high quality service innovation forseniors and value for our investors. "Vivage" means "celebratingaging" inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven modelsfilled with personalized and meaningful living experiences.

We are a senior healthcare, solution driven company which provides right care.. right place..righttime. Our Mission, Vision and Pillars of Commitment have come from ourcollective personal awareness and professional dedication to the importance ofeach person we serve, each employee we work with, and each business partner wehave. At Vivage we bridge today’s healthcare opportunities with innovativestrategies and solutions.

THE ADVANTAGE OF WORKING WITH US

Engaging Culture - Competitive Pay - GrowthOpportunities - Great Benefits - Family Environment - Payactiv

Occupational Therapist

The primary responsibility of the Occupational Therapist (OT) is to plan, delegate and provide safe and competent occupational therapy interventions as ordered by physician. In this role, you are entrusted to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times. 


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Resident Care Duties: 80% time

? Provide occupational therapy assessments as well as develop and implement individualized treatment plans to increase client’s independence and functioning 

? Supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants, temporary licensees, students and support personnel in accordance with state licensure requirements and professional standards

 ? Identify need to make referrals to other disciplines to address comprehensive care needs of the client ? Demonstrate competent technical skills according to current Occupational Therapy standards of practice

 ? Communicate changes in resident’s condition 

? Participate in collaborative care conferences 

? Participate in discharge and community mobility planning 

? Prescribe necessary durable medical equipment to facilitate independence 

? Provide accurate and timely billing records and supervise supporting clinical documentation 

? Respond to family requests and concerns timely 

? Coordinate and provide training with Restorative Nursing and other Care staff 

? Assure resident abuse or neglect does not occur 

? Provide education and training to patient, caregiver, and community partners 

? Observe confidentiality and safeguards for all patient information


Department Duties: 20% time

 ? Assist with training and education of facility and professional partners 

? Perform screening rounds as directed by Director of Rehabilitation to assess for client needs and environmental safety 

? Provide recommendations to Director of Rehab and other team members opportunities for business improvement, safety concerns or other updates 

? Participation in OT/OTA student development and educational programs 

? Ensure compliance with mandatory education, training and competency programs 

? Assist in maintaining cleanliness and tour readiness of the therapy department 

? Performs other duties as assigned 


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/JOB TRAINING

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.  (AA Degree in Business Administration preferred but not necessary.)

  • Must have basic computer knowledge.



TALENT:

 Executing 

Detail oriented and follow through 

Takes responsibility and ownership 

Ability to prioritize and multi-task priorities 

Creates efficiency and effectiveness in process 


 Influencing 

Communicate clearly and effectively and brings people along

 Tough skin to deal with multiple personalities and stakeholders 


Relationship Building 

Works well with people including staff, residents and families 

High customer services oriented 

Ability to foster teamwork 

Leads with honesty and integrity 

Ability to read people and understand what motivates them 


 Strategic Thinking 

Curiosity and desire to learn 

Ability to think quickly on your feed and come up with alternate solutions 

Able to ask great questions

 Process information quickly and conceptually 


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Effective and efficient time management skills 

  • Sufficient verbal and written communication skills to perform the tasks required 

  • Previous experience and knowledge to provide appropriate care in post acute or long term care environment (preferred) 

  • Knowledge of current Colorado occupational therapy practices and procedures including laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities 

  • Current, unencumbered, active Colorado Occupational Therapy License (required) Current NBCOT certification 

  • CPR as requested


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Program by AOTA


JOB TRAINING: 

  • How long it usually takes to completely perform this job when the incumbent has the minimum knowledge, skills, ability, work experience and/or education: up to 6 months


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Works in all areas of the facility  

  • Moves intermittently during working hours 

  • Is subject to frequent interruptions

  • Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances

  • Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc 

  • Communicates with facility staff and department supervisors 

  • May work beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary 

  • Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.)

  • Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants 

  • Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses 

  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals

  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace

  • Must be familiar with the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing personnel administration

  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc


PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS (with or without aide of medical devices)

  • Frequent squatting, twisting, and reaching; 

  • Frequent walking and standing 

  • Occasional resident handling, transferring and lifting from floor over 100 pounds 

  • Occasional crawling, climbing, and sitting; frequent repetitive pushing, pulling, and grasping up to 50 pounds 


OTHER:

  • Professional memberships are not required ut encouraged

  • Classification: non-exempt

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled. No Agencies or Affiliations please!

 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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