Outpatient Occupational Therapist

SCL Health
Lafayette, CO
Post Date:
November 21, 2022
Job Status:





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




Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.




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




Youre equally comfortable with Occupational Therapy, being able to think quickly on your feet, communication and patient care. 




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.








Good Samaritan Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. At our 234-bed Level II Trauma Center, our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Were especially proud of our people, who helped make us one of Americas 100 Best Hospitals according to Healthgrades.




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 encourage joy 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 Outpatient Occupational Therapist you need to know how to:



  • Evaluate a patient upon initial encounter to determine need for occupational therapy intervention and makes referrals to other treatment team members as deemed appropriate.
  • Plan occupational therapy treatment program for each patient, based upon interpretation of evaluation results; interprets evaluation findings for patient, family, and treatment team members.
  • Develop realistic goals with patient input; explains treatment plan and goals to patient.
  • Implement treatment or supervise treatment provided by Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, or occupational therapy student. Delegate routine care to supportive personnel as appropriate.
  • Terminate occupational therapy services when patient has attained maximum benefit from occupational therapy; provides in-service education to members of treatment team to ensure follow-through of treatment program.
  • Evaluate, record and report on a patients progress for review by other members of the rehabilitative team.
  • Communicate effectively with physician, other members of rehabilitation team and others as indicated regarding treatment plan and patient response to plan.
  • Complete all required documentation thoroughly and in a timely manner.



Your experience.




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



  • Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy, required
  • Current license as an Occupational Therapist in the State of practice, required
  • Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association, required
  • At least one (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred



Your next move.




Now that you know more about being an Outpatient Occupational Therapist 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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