- Sparks, NV 89434 US
OT / OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Occupational Therapist needed for a 13 week contract OT position near the beautiful area of Lake Tahoe in Nevada. The Occupational Therapist will be working in a Hospital setting in the Reno, Nevada area. Keeping a tradition of quality, this hospital in northwestern Nevada keeps a comfortable, and accessible environment for its diverse patients. Surrounded by a budding city filled with economic development, the hospital specializes in orthopedic surgery, diagnostic imaging, sports medicine, and wound care. With neighboring national parks and a short drive to Lake Tahoe, there is surely no shortage of entertainment or activities. This OT will be responsible for the evaluation planning directing and administering of occupational therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. The OT will administer treatments and any occupational agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury disease or physical disability. This Occupational Therapist will assist patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities Regulatory Requirements: • Current state licensure for Occupational Therapy in Nevada is preferred, however this 13 week OT opportunity will wait on the Nevada state OT license. • Three or more years of previous experience in all aspects of occupational therapy preferred. • Current BCLS certification. Language Skills: • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. • Additional languages preferred. • Strong written and verbal skills. Skills: • Basic computer knowledge. • Knowledge of physical medicine physical therapy modalities anatomy and physiology. • Knowledge of physical and occupational therapy machine operation maintenance and repairs of it. Physical Demands: • For physical demands of position including vision hearing repetitive motion and environment see following description. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care. For more information, please contact Elizabeth at (402)891-1118, ext 6017.
Specialty/Modality: Occupational Therapy
Licenses/Certifications: CPR/BLS (Basic Life Support), State License-Occupational Therapist-Nevada
Physical Abilities: From 50-100lbs
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