About Carson Tahoe Health
Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) is a not-for-profit healthcare system with 240 licensed acute care beds. Serving a population of over 250,000, CTH features two hospitals, two urgent cares, an emergent care center, outpatient services and a provider network with 19 regional locations. The system is headquartered on a beautiful master planned 80-acre medical campus nestled among the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in North Carson City. As the system's cornerstone, Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center (CTRMC), voted 5th most beautiful hospital in the nation, was the first Baby-Friendly designated hospital in Nevada. Also included on the campus is Carson Tahoe Sierra Surgery, a 15-bed boutique surgery center, Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, an affiliate of Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, and the award-winning Carson Tahoe Cancer Resource Center.
Carson Tahoe Health has proudly been committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve since 1949. For over 65 years, we have been taking care of our family, friends and neighbors. Our advanced services provide a complete continuum of care from wellness, diagnostics, treatment, surgery, long-term acute care, after-care and support, all close to home. Our state-of-the-art technologies, acclaimed experts and life-changing procedures continue to make us one of the most trusted healthcare providers in Northern Nevada and Eastern California. We treat our healthcare system in the same manner we treat our patients – with care, respect and a promise to do our very best. Our culture of teamwork, compassion, and professionalism continues to take healthcare in our community to new heights. At Carson Tahoe, providing a tranquil, patient-centered healing environment is at the heart of who we are. It's what drives us every single day.
SUMMARY: Provides direct patient care occupational therapy services. Examines patient's medical history, evaluates their physical abilities, determines their potential to respond to therapy, and develops treatment plans. Educates patients and families in appropriate occupational therapy methods. Supervision of Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant's (COTA's) and Rehabilitation Technicians in the delivery of occupational therapy services
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduate from a nationally accredited occupational therapy program. Valid Nevada Occupational Therapy License or current interim permit is required. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Experience working with adult/geriatric/general population preferred. Ortho and Stroke experience is highly preferred.
Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be comfortable working with computers
Demonstrates a knowledge base related to the following through annual evaluations and education documentation: ·
Collection and processing of data related to physiological and psychosocial needs of patients. ·
Identification of Occupational Therapy diagnosis. ·
Development of a comprehensive plan of care for occupational therapy treatment. ·
Implementation of a occupational therapy plan of care. ·
Evaluation and modification of care based on observable patient responses.