Occupational Therapist

Community Hospital Corporation Montrose , CO 81401

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Montrose Regional Health (MRH) is the only Colorado hospital to have been named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health for seven years in a row. The award recognizes outstanding performance among rural hospitals based on public data utilizing eight pillars of performance including market share, quality, outcomes, patient perspective, cost, charge, and financial efficiency.

MRH is the only hospital within 100+ miles to receive this award. MMH was also named as the #1 Small Hospital in Colorado by the Lown Institute in 2020.

Position Overview:

Performs evaluations, treatment, planning and implementation, and discharge planning for all patients.

Manages all planning for all patients.

Manages all assigned patients, paperwork that is associated, and aids in all department functions that are assigned by supervisor. Assists with ordering of supplies, maintaining safe environment, and aids in supervising or assignment of tasks and functions to COTA's, aids or volunteers. Will seek out continuing education and maintain effective communication with patients, family and other staff members.

Essential Functions:

a) Organizes and conducts occupational therapy programs for hospital inpatients and/or patients.

b) Occupational therapists provide direct patient care in the application of purposeful, goal directed activity in the evaluation, identification, and/or treatment of persons whose function is impaired by physical illness or injury, emotional disorder, congenital or developmental disability or the aging process, in order to achieve optimum functioning, to prevent disability and to maintain health.

c) Staff therapist will aid in process of assisting COTA and aids with assignments.

Qualifications & Skills:

a) Education: Graduated from an accredited program with a Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy.

b) Training & Experience: Successful completion of two twelve-week internships as an occupational therapy student intern. BLS required within 3 months.

c) Job Knowledge: Successful completion of Occupational Therapy Registration Exam carrying designation of Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR).


Candidates must have a minimum of 1 year of experience and specialized training for the position in order to be eligible for the bonus

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