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Boulder Community Health: Occupational Therapist

Boulder Community Health

This is a Part-time position in Boulder, CO posted September 12, 2021.

Part Time, Days.

16 hours/weekPay range is between $32.46-$42.78/hr, depending on years of relevant and like experience.

There is an additional $2.50/hr for working weekend shifts.Boulder Community Health is a Certified Level II Trauma Center.

We are honored to hold the awards of 2019 Best Medical Facility from Boulder Weekly, 2019 Best Medical Center from Yellow Scene’s, and Best Local Employer from Daily Camera.

Come be part of an independent, community-focused health system; feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people’s lives and positively contribute to the community.POSITION SUMMARYAssumes responsibility and accountability for providing quality care to patients with disorders affecting daily living skills, sensory-motor functions and cognitive/perceptual functions.

Occupational therapy services include the following: assessment of patient level of function/needs assessment, development of treatment programs, provision of treatment and education of the patient, family and caregivers as related to daily living skills, physical/cognitive functions and perception.

Diagnostic and treatment services must adhere to the AOTA Code of Ethics and the Standards of Care of this institution.

Must promote interdepartmental and intradepartmental teamwork, establish and maintain effective communication with patients, families and rehabilitation team members and work professionally with physicians and the community.

Responsible for maintaining departmental standards for productivity.JOB QUALIFICATIONSEducation Or Formal TrainingSpecial QualificationsCurrent registration as an OT with the State of ColoradoBLS certification required by the end of conditional periodKnowledge, Skill And AbilityKnowledge, skill and ability to apply occupational therapy treatment, procedures and standards to clinical practice.ExperienceExperience in an inpatient rehabilitation environment with an interdisciplinary team is preferred.WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIESWorking Conditions:1.

Stress of keeping to schedules2.

Busy environment, numerous interruptions3.

Exposure to emergency situations and equipment with potential hazards4.

Hours may include holidays, weekends and/or extended hours depending on job necessity.Physical Activities:Physical activities include fine motor dexterity, auditory and visual acuity, adequate eye-hand coordination and adequate physical strength of both upper and lower extremities.The following abilities/ senses will be needed for essential duties of the job: speech, vision, hearing, smell and touch.Position requires considerable standing, hand strength and endurance, lifting, walking, reaching, bending and sitting.The employee must be able to consistently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 10 pounds, frequently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 30 pounds and occasionally support, push, pull and/or transfer up to 50 pounds (for example, moving a patient from a wheelchair to a bed).Must be capable of transferring patients, have good functional communication skills, visual and auditory acuity to complete written tasks and manual dexterity to write.ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIESEvaluative skills: selects appropriate tests and measures to determine goals and problems, course of treatment and appropriate therapeutic interventions.Assessment skills: identifies problem list/ assessment results, evaluates patient response to treatment and revises plan of care as indicated.Planning skills: formulates and maintains an individualized treatment plan based on functional long and short-term goals.Implementation skills: provides treatment using appropriate techniques and tools.Promotes effective communication and teamwork.Reports and documents evaluations, plans, treatment techniques, assessment and patient progress.Initiates and is responsible for problem-solving and decision-making regarding patient care.Functions as an advocate for the patient within the rehabilitation system.

Identifies patient/family goals and incorporates this feedback into the overall plan of care.About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, ColoradoUncompromising medical excellence delivered with respect and compassion.

Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built a strong reputation on these values.

As community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinic locations, we remain dedicated to the evolving needs of our citizens and providing access to high-quality care.Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Boulder lifestyle is conductive to enjoying the outdoors and brings a fresh perspective to healthcare practice.Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community.

Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and equipment along with competitive compensation and benefits, including health/dental/life, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center, Employee Wellness, Employee Activities & Discounts, and many more!EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplaceLocation: Boulder Community Health
· IP TherapySchedule: Part-time, Days 8 hour shifts, E/O Sat, Sun, Mon, Tues