Occupational Therapist PRN

SCL Health
Butte, MT
Post Date:
November 29, 2021
Job Status:






You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an Occupational Therapist.




You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh loudly.




Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.








St. James Healthcare is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 98-bed hospital is the only full-service acute care facility in Butte, and were the largest hospital serving a seven-county area. Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.




Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.








Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.




Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.




Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.




Your day.




As an OT you need to know how to:



  • Perform assessment of patients including motor, neurological and functional components and utilize this information to formulate treatment plan.
  • Perform assessment of patients with oral motor/dysphagia impairments and utilize this information to formulate a treatment plan.
  • Plan occupational therapy programs involving activities of daily living, and participation in a variety of sensorimotor, educational, recreational, and social activities designed to help patients regain physical or mental functioning to adjust to their handicaps.
  • Consult with other members of interdisciplinary team to select the most appropriate interventions, monitoring of progress, needs and discharge plans.
  • Document all patient treatments and assessment in medical record.
  • Teach patients the skills and techniques required for participation in activities and evaluate patients' progress, attitudes, and behavior as related to their rehabilitative potential.
  • Design and fit adaptive devices, such as splints and braces, for patient use.
  • Conduct training programs and participate in training medical and nursing personnel in occupational therapy techniques and objectives.
  • Requisition supplies and equipment.
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with organizational mission and goals.
  • Follow all applicable hospital policies and procedures.
  • Participate in facility Quality Improvement/IOP Program.
  • Follow policies and procedures for infection control and facility safety in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Follow "Patients Rights Policy" at all times.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of information management as appropriate.



Your experience.




We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:



  • Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university, required
  • Current Montana Occupational Therapy License, required
  • Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association, required



Your next move.




Now that you know more about being an OT on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.




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