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Type:
Full-time
Location:
Las Vegas, NV 89148 US
Role:
OT
Travel:
None
Degree:
MOT
Setting:
Inpatient Therapy
Specialty:
Adult Rehabilitation
Company:
Encompass Health
Contact:
Sarah Thomas, Regional Recruiter
Phone:
205-572-7114
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Occupational Therapist

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Desert Canyon is a 50-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation facility that provides a higher level of rehabilitative care to patients who are recovering from stroke and other neurological disorders, brain and spinal cord injury, amputations, orthopedic, cardiac and pulmonary conditions.

Las Vegas is a great place to live, work, and play! Las Vegas offers fun and recreation for all ages. In addition to being only minutes from the famous Las Vegas Strip, you can also explore the wonders of the desert or the beauty of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Why Choose Encompass Health? At our hospital, the core of our strength is our dedicated rehabilitation professionals. Our work environment is a patient-centered, team approach, committed to evidence- based practice for the best possible outcomes. As a therapist, you will be provided with cutting-edge equipment, technology, and other resources that will help you achieve better outcomes that give strength to our patients and greater meaning to your career.

Benefits: To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan, tuition reimbursement, career ladder, continuing education and much more. For more information on available benefits and our Student Loan Program please contact our Regional Recruiter.

Who will you treat? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our therapist can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients treating a wide clinical caseload such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.

We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients. We utilize our clinical outcomes to asses and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.

Rehab Technology: You will use standard and advanced therapy technologies- depending on hospital location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulators, Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Hand Mentor, SmartStep, Anodyne, Wii and CAPs may be available.

Helping you become a better therapist is critical to our success: You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.

Encompass Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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occupational therapy 2018-10-19T14:44:02-04:00 2018-11-18T00:00:00-05:00 JobsOT.com 1245549 New Graduate 1-3 years 3+ years You must hold a MOT degree

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