Halcyon Occupational Therapist in Live Oak, United States
Halcyon Rehab is looking for a full time Occupational Therapist (OT) for Suwannee Health Care Center, in Live Oak, FL
Experienced and Entry Level OTs welcome to apply.
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 SE Helvenston St.
Live Oak FL 32064
Suwannee Health Care Center is a 180 Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF). Suwannee Health and Rehabilitation Center is the area’s premier skilled nursing facility. We are dedicated to the overall well- being of those entrusted to our care. We are committed to being a preeminent provider of cost-effective rehabilitation, which is proven by our aggressive rehabilitation program that successfully returns patients more quickly to their own homes.
Our 5-star rating demonstrates our hard work and dedication and has allowed us to obtain the prestigious Bronze Quality Award, presented by the American Health Care Association. In addition, U.S. News and World Report recognized Suwannee Health and Rehabilitation Center as one of the best facilities in the Country. We invite you take a tour and come and see our commitment to quality and excellence for yourself.
Live Oak is shaded by the canopies of ancient oaks, dripping with Spanish moss. The town's pace mimics the Suwannee and Santa Fe rivers that bound it. The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park may best embody Live Oak’s assets, offering canoeing and hiking in the wilderness.
Call today regarding this position and/or PRN. Plus, we have internal travel positions open for Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapist - CCC.
Tami Lynn McCoy
813-388-6857 – Office
Halcyon Rehab Is A Therapy Provider That Cares…At Halcyon, our approach to healthcare services emphasizes teamwork and personal involvement to create a compassionate, caring environment for our resident’s. We do more than just meet their physical needs – we are committed to helping our residents live happier, healthier and more fulfilling lives through social interaction and enriching environments that promote independence.
Call today for additional information regarding this position or PRN opportunities. Halcyon Rehab also offers full-time internal travel positions open to Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, for state or regional travel in only our facility locations. Traveler incentives include housing, car/meal allowances, lucrative pay, completion bonuses, full benefits, generous vacation accrual, etc.
Full-time Benefits include:
• Medical/Dental/Vision benefits• Life Insurance – 100% company paid• Supplemental Life – optional • Short Term Disability • Long Term Disability• Home and Auto Insurance - discount through MetLife • 401K • Flexible Spending Accounts • Continuing Education Reimbursement up to $750 per year• Vacation & Holiday pay for full-time & part-time employees
Reasons to Consider:
• Flexible Work Schedule • Very Competitive Pay • Work Life Balance • Outstanding Benefits • Accountability • Generous PTO • Education & Training • Privately Owned Company• Rehab Company started by a Therapist• Nationwide Presence With Plan for Continued Growth• Employee Referral Bonus Program• Clinical Team that provides continued training and mentorship• Free In-house CEU Events For All Employees
The staff Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats patients/residents, communicates with families, physicians, and other health professionals and maintains documentation of services in the medical record.
- Performs evaluations of patients/residents based upon the physician referral.2. Develops basic treatment plans based on evaluation results including short and long term goals that lead to achievement of patient/resident outcome.3. Evaluates and recommends patient/resident need for necessary durable medical equipment as per facility protocol.4. Supervises Occupational Therapy Assistants and Rehabilitation Technicians in direct patient/resident care and activities per state practice act.5. Treats patients/residents according to treatment plan.6. Screens patients/residents based upon identified needs.7. Communicates with supervisor and team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans.8. Communicates with medical staff, nursing personnel and other department supervisors.9. Conducts in-services and training for facility staff on an ongoing basis as directed.10. Attends and participates in in-service training for other facility staff members.11. Attends and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, patient/resident care conferences, utilization review meetings, and other meetings as required or directed.12. Records clinical documentation according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines.13. Correctly identifies and bills for daily therapy services rendered per approved billing guidelines.14. Instructs families and nursing staff in restorative/home programs.15. Provides patient/resident/family education and training and participates in family conferences for the purposes of discharge planning.16. Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with patients/residents, facility personnel and support agencies.17. Reports any problems with department equipment to the appropriate personnel so that it is maintained in safe and good working order.18. Acts as a clinical mentor for affiliated Occupational Therapy schools with approved contracts.19. Actively participates in the supervision process:
a. Reviews evaluation results, treatment plan with OTA.b. Communicates needs to Director.c. Modifies performance and responds to feedback.d. Notifies appropriate personnel of unusual patient/resident findings in a timely manner.e. Demonstrates an awareness of limitations and seeks supervision appropriately.
- Must be able to travel between facilities as indicated.21. Performs other duties as required or directed.
EXPOSURE RISK: The Occupational Therapist is at high risk for exposure to blood and bodily fluids.SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Rehabilitation or Designee for both administrative and patient/resident care responsibilities.
- Works in well-lit/ventilated office and therapy areas.2. Pressured work environment subject to frequent interruptions.3. Willingness to work in other facilities temporarily, when necessary.4. May be exposed to infectious diseases.
- Current state registration/licensure or limited permit as an Occupational Therapist.2. Demonstrates professional behavior and appearance.3. Attends and participates in continuing educational programs and in-services as requested, which may require overnight travel.4. Ability to work on and comprehend computerized technology.5. Protects patients/residents and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.6. Must be able to speak the English language in a comprehendible format.
- Subject to lifting, carrying and supporting patients/residents.2. Must be able to lift medical equipment, supplies, etc.3. Must be able to move (walk, bend, stand, sit, push, pull, lift) intermittently throughout the workday.4. Must be constantly alert for patient/resident safety.
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited college or university with a Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy.EXPERIENCE: Two years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist is preferred.