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Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

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Date: Dec 7, 2017

Location: Colorado Springs, CO, US 80907

Company: Centura Health

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/.



Job Description/Job Posting ID: 117267



Recruiter Contact:  Todd Napikoski    toddnapikoski@centura.org



Clinic/Department: 7361 PSF PHYSICAL THERAPY 



Hospital: PENROSE HOSPITAL 



Schedule: Per Request Needed



Shift:Days


Position Summary



Responsible for a continuum of treatment by providing care to patients with neuromuscular, orthopedic and other physically-related disorders requiring strengthening, modalities, manual therapy, neuromuscular re-education and training in activities in daily living under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist. Utilizes rehab process to promote and restore optimal health and well-being of the patient. Participates in professional responsibilities, including documentation, program development, teaching, and enhancement of clinical skills.



 



Minimum Education Requirements



Associates Degree from an accredited Occupational Therapist Assistant program



 



Minimum Experience Requirements



Previous work experience providing direct patient care in outpatient, inpatient or inpatient rehab unit preferred. Ability to perform basic treatments of orthopedic, neurological, medical, and psychiatric patients. Basic splinting knowledge, preferred Prior use of electronic medical records (EMR), preferred



 



License/Certifications



Current Colorado Occupational Therapist Assistant licensure Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association



 



Physical Requirements



Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly.


 



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 


Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs

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