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AMITA Health Occupational Therapist, Acute care, PRN in Elgin, Illinois

We Are Hiring

Looking for experienced and energetic Occupational Therapist to join Acute care team, at AMITA Health St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin

* PRN; some weekday coverage; 2 weekend days per 4 week rotation; 2 holidays per year *

For more than 100 years, AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Elgin has brought top medical care to the Fox River Valley. Our 184-bed, full-service hospital has been recognized for excellence in multiple specialties. We are known across the nation for our heart and vascular institute, which offers the latest high-tech cardiac care. And our Cancer Care Center brings together board-certified doctors and specialists to provide the region’s most advanced cancer treatment and rehabilitation.

What You Will Do

Evaluate and treat patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.

  • Assess patient 's ability to safely and effectively perform independent living skills.

  • Design the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of treatment.

  • Implement the treatment plan using appropriate modalities.

  • Document findings of patient progress.

  • Monitor and modify the plan of care as needed.

  • Seek consultation as necessary.

  • Educate the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits.

  • Plan and/or assist with patient discharge from therapy services and provide information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.

  • Oversee the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy 3-Technicians according to established regulations and practice standards.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

  • Current Illinois License to practice as an Occupational Therapist required.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • Master's degree preferred.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area. We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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