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Occupational Therapist

Nashville, Tennessee
Job #: 456184
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In this key and caring role, you will assess/screen patients’ daily living/work-related skills and develop therapeutic retraining programs with measurable objectives. All in a highly supportive work environment that respects the individual, puts the patient first, and emphasizes growing, learning and having fun along the way. Join us as an Occupational Therapist and be at your best working collaboratively as a team and utilizing the latest industry advancements, technologies and techniques.

Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Occupational Therapist at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Productive
  • Efficient
  • Creative
  • Collaborative
  • Visual thinker
  • Versatile

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My patient’s family was so excited when she was released. And she was in tears because she was so happy and grateful for the treatment she got here.

– Anna Marie, OT, Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Worth

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

  • Benefits and Recognition

    Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Professional Choice Account

    Free money is set aside for all therapists to help with education, training, and uniforms.

Job Details


Description

Occupational Therapist
Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital

Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital is a state-of-the-art, 40-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced a loss of function due to an injury or illness. We offer intensive, patient-focused, specialized rehabilitation services.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Occupational Therapist (OT) provides occupational therapy evaluations, modalities, and treatments as prescribed by a licensed physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease, or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.


Qualifications

  • Current licensure as an Occupational Therapist in the state where the hospital is located.
  • Previous experience in all aspects of occupational therapy preferred, but not required.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English with additional languages preferred
  • Current CPR/BLS certification.