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At the Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health, our diverse therapy care team offers compassionate care and strives to always put our residents and patients first. Join one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States, where we have openings available across 24 states and we’re proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities.
Facility: GSS NM Las Cruces Vlg
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Address: 3025 Terrace Dr, Las Cruces, NM 88011, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: 27.50 (based on years of experience)
As an Occupational Therapist, you will assess residents/patients and use treatments to help them develop, maintain and recover their ability to perform tasks in their occupations of life. Occupational Therapists who thrive at Good Sam and Sanford are typically good communicators, compassionate, and enjoy working with people. In this Occupational Therapist role you may be asked to supervise assistants, aides, and students as they provide care, treatment, or other services inside the department as well as interact with individuals outside the department like providers, case managers, family members, and more.
Conducts evaluations and provides interventions for residents and residents
Evaluates abilities of residents/patients and develops realistic therapy goals
Documents resident's/patient’s information for evaluation and establishes therapeutic plans
Provides education designed to enhance understanding and improve functional outcomes
Demonstrates and incorporates knowledge of current research into daily treatment
Provides ongoing education and training to peers in the area(s) of expertise
Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.
Must be licensed in the state(s) of practice as Occupational Therapist.
When working at a Sanford Health Facility (not required but preferred for GSS Facilities): Must also be certified through the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). When applicable, may require valid driver's license. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care providers required or within the first 60 days of employment.
In the state of South Dakota and Iowa, new graduates in the process of testing with the board, will be considered with the possession of a temporary license.
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, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-58591