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Good Samaritan Society Travel Occupational Therapist Assistant COTA (Base Pay & Stipends) - Full Time (Open) in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided over 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

Facility: GSS NM Albuquerque
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Address: 5201 Roma Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $25.00 - $30.50

Department Details

  • Work for one company with consistent processes, EMR, policies & workflows

  • Opportunity to travel as an in-house clinician, build Years of Service with flexible assignment lengths and consistent benefits

  • Our mission is ‘Dedicated to sharing God’s love through health, healing, and comfort’

  • 100 year legacy as a Christian based organization dedicated to serving others

  • We offer the highest quality of care and life possible to residents and clients, so they can focus more on what matters most

  • Committed to safety as our highest priority. As caregivers, we commit to the safety of patients, residents, families, and each other because every moment matters – every day, every word, every interaction… every life!

  • Career growth opportunities including Supervisory and Lead roles, Specialty Certifications, and the Senior Therapist Clinical Achievement Program

  • The Therapy Governing Counsel ensures the therapists have a voice and ability to influence change

Job Summary

100% Traveling Therapist.

Ready for a change? Are you adaptable and adventurous? We're looking for a compassionate, responsible and flexible traveling Occupational Therapist to join The Society. Provide OT services within the entire GSS Footprint (24 states), including NM, AZ, TX, AR, NE, IN & FL. This position comes with premium compensation, intentional placements supporting full-time and a comprehensive benefits package. On top of that, we cover your costs associated with travel, and a healthy stipend for lodging and food. If you love to travel, we offer varied-term assignments. This position will be expected to travel 100% of the time.

Assists patients/residents/clients with therapy activities and exercises scheduled in a treatment plan, under the supervision of an occupational therapist, to improve patients'/residents'/clients' quality of life and ability to perform daily activities. Provides, monitors and records therapy services to patients/residents/clients with physical, cognitive, developmental and psychosocial impairments, in line with related standard concepts, practices and procedures. Selects, implements, and makes modifications to therapeutic activities and interventions that are consistent with demonstrated competency levels, patient's/resident's/client's goals, and the requirements of the practice setting and/or state licensure. The certified occupational therapy assistant contributes to this process by exchanging information with and providing documentation to the occupational therapist about the patient's/resident's/client's responses to and communications during intervention. Responsible for being knowledgeable about the patient's/resident's/client's targeted occupational therapy outcomes and for providing information and documentation related to outcome achievement. Follows and adheres to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional organization. As needed, performs other related duties as requested.

Depending on location and facility needs, work may focus on those receiving intervention in the post-acute, long term care, and home health care environments.

Qualifications

Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.

Must be licensed as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in the state(s) of practice.

When working at a Sanford Health Facility (not required but preferred for GSS Facilities): Must also be certified as an Occupational Therapy Assistant through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Conforms to the supervision and licensing standards of the state(s) where services are provided.

When applicable, may require valid driver's license.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months of employment.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0108531
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No