OT Occupational Therapist - Sign-On Bonus Available!
Posted on: August 16, 2019
We Are Hiring OT Occupational Therapist - Occupational Therapy -
Full-Time, Day - Via Christi Hospital St Francis - Wichita, KSWhy
Join Ascension? Via Christi Health, a part of Ascension, is the
largest healthcare provider in the state of Kansas. The ministry
operates a network of hospitals, home care services, clinics,
ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, and other health
services. We provide care in 22 cities; and employ approximately
6,300 employees. In Wichita, we were voted best in town by the
Wichita Eagle's 2017 Readers' Choice Awards. Via Christi is also
nationally recognized, being named in Becker's Healthcare 2017 list
of 100 hospitals and health systems with great oncology,
neurosurgery and spine programs. What Via Christi Health offers:
- Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go
each day. It's an environment that nurtures relationships, connects
talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care
that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative
approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.
- Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talents while
offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Professional Development: By supporting our associates and
their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and
services we provide to the community. Through this development, our
associates find new opportunities for career advancement.
- Compensation/Benefits: Via Christi Health offers a
comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision,
retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of
other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption
- Leading with Mission: Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide
everything we do at Ascension. They are foundational to our work to
transform healthcare and express our priorities when providing care
and services, particularly to those most in need. What You Will Do
As a Speech/Language Pathologist with Via Christi Health, you will
have the opportunity to evaluate and treat patients with physical,
emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.Responsibilities:
- 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 provides 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
- Required Credential(s):
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained within 3 months (90 days) of hire date or job
- Licensed Rehab Therapist specializing in Occupational Therapy
(OTR) credentialed from the Kansas Board of Healing Arts obtained
prior to hire date or job transfer date. Education:
- Bachelor's degree required Master's degree preferred. Work
- None required.Equal Employment Opportunity Via Christi Health
is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action
employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration
without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status,
genetic data, or other legally protected status. Please see the
link below for more information.
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement 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.E-Verify
Statement Ascension Health - VIA Christi participates in the
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