Occupational Therapist

Cadia Healthcare Cheswold , DE 19904

Posted 1 week ago

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Cadia Healthcare Capitol, a skilled nursing center with a dedicated Dementia unit, located in Kent County, DE, just minutes from Route 1 and Route 13!

We are looking for PRN Occupational Therapist

Who We Are

Compassion and appreciation are at the heart of who we are. We act as an advocate for the patient but also for our employees. At Cadia Healthcare, we have built an environment where new ideas are encouraged. Our company culture is built on being supportive, working as a team and reaching our goals. Cadia is excited to have you continue your career with us!

What You Will Do

Occupational Therapists play a central role in our facilities utilize their skills make difference in patients' lives every day. Cadia Healthcare is dedicated to providing the best care possible and as an Occupational Therapist, that's exactly what you'll do! By deliver therapy to a wide range of patients, we'll ensure our residents complete their recovery. We're excited for you to come and join our accomplished staff of medical professionals!

Responsibilities

  • Use a range of technique, exercises, activities to strengthen muscles, improve balance, coordination, transfers, and gait.

  • Provide dynamic, creative, and challenging treatments to patients to facilitate progress/improvement for a discharge disposition that is at, or exceeds, prior level of function.

  • Instruct, motivate, and assist patients to perform various physical activities such as non manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, daily living activities, and in use of assistant and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes and prostheses.

  • Educate patients and their families on how to lead a healthy lifestyle and to prevent injury.

  • Collaborate with OT Assistants in the delivery of the care plan that's been established

  • May be required to assist with treatments at neighboring facilities based on census.

Requirements

  • Must possess current Delaware Occupational Therapist Licensure or eligible for reciprocity.

  • Bachelor's degree in physical therapy (Master's degree preferred).

  • At least 1 year of experience as an Occupational Therapist with caring for patients of varying age groups.

  • Proficient with Rehab Optima and Microsoft Office software

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