Brookdale Senior Living Occupational Therapist in Prospect Heights, Illinois

PRN OT in SNF for weekends

Prospect Heights-SNF

700 E Euclid Ave

Prospect Heights, IL 60070

job number prnOTphsnfIL381126

This prn OT is needed for weekend coverage.

A career with Brookdale has never been so rewarding! Brookdale"s Skilled Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Communities offer an atmosphere that feels more like a family than just a job. With locations throughout the country, we have the opportunity to enrich thousands of lives every day. We are a trusted partner because we truly listen to the needs and wishes of our residents and their families, then customize a solution that puts that life within reach. We help residents recover with dignity, while receiving compassionate care, personal attention and professional services. As with all other Brookdale solutions, those who serve our residents in skilled nursing and rehabilitation environments do so because it is their calling to serve others with passion, courage and true sense of partnership.

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Yourresponsibilities:

  • Providesand directs Occupational Therapy services to patients including screening,assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation

  • Establishes individual patient plan of care to optimally addresspatient-specific goals and to comply with service delivery parameters inaccordance with the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Manual, Managed CareContract or other guidelines specific to long term care

  • Coordinates treatment plan with patient, family and other team members

  • Accesses the patient"s record and records results of screenings, physicianorders, discharge summaries and other information as required in theCommunity"s electronic medical record system

  • Develops appropriate home program to maintain and enhance the performance ofthe patient in his/her own environment. Participates in discharge planning

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program required

  • Previous occupational therapy experience preferred; or equivalent combinationof education and experience

  • Successful completion of the National Certification Examination forRegistered Occupational Therapist

  • State license in practicing state

Questions? Please contact Kelly Dymock at 704-541-7471, 414-299-5076 (fax), orkdymock@brookdale.com.

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Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) anddrug-free workplace.

Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associatesincluding, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paidtime off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, areeligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.