Occupational Therapist - Las Cruces Home Health, NM - Full Time
Company: Good Samaritan Society
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: November 25, 2022
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Facility: GSS NM Las Cruces Hm Care
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Address: Las Cruces, NM, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36. 00
Salary Range: $33.00/hr. (Based on years of experience) - $44
Assesses clients/patients/residents and designs occupational
therapy treatments. Help clients/patients/residents to develop,
maintain and recover their ability to perform tasks in client
s/patient s/resident's occupations of life. The therapist conducts
evaluations and provides interventions for
clients/patients/residents who have functional, cognitive or
behavioral impairments. Occupational Therapist evaluate physical,
cognitive, developmental and psychosocial abilities of
clients/patients/residents; developing realistic therapy goals and
administering appropriate occupational therapy programs. Documents
client's/patient's/resident's information for evaluation;
establishes therapeutic plans and modifies them if necessary.
Provides clients/patients/residents education designed to enhance
understanding and improve functional outcomes. Knowledge of and
utilizes appropriate age-related treatments and evaluations
relating to the needs of clients/patients/residents. Demonstrate
and incorporate knowledge of current research into daily treatment
May treat individuals of all ages with varying diagnosis and
disorders. Will demonstrate documentation in accordance with
departmental guidelines and meet all regulatory requirements.
Demonstrates level of treatment associated with their specialty
provided to their clients/patients/residents. Follows and adheres
to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional
Exhibits flexibility with acceptance of variable work
schedules/assignments. Participates in activities to promote the
department, Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health. Will be
interacting with individuals outside of the department including
but not limited to: providers, case managers, family members, third
party payers, public organizations, etc. May be asked to supervise
assistants, aides, and students as they provide patient/resident
care, treatment, or other services. Will be expected to provide
ongoing education and training to peers in the area(s) of expertise
as determined by the department leadership. Performs other related
duties as requested by manager.
Dependent on facility and location, work may focus on those
receiving intervention in the post-acute, long term care, and home
health care environments.
Appropriate education level required in accordance with state
Must be licensed in the state(s) of practice as Occupational
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, and a generous time off package
to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about
Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/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
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.
Req Number: R-78220
Job Function: Allied Health
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