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Permanent Occupational Therapist – $76000-$112000

Newport, OR 97365
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KPG Healthcare is currently seeking a passionate and skilled Occupational Therapist for a permanent position. As an Occupational Therapist, you will play a pivotal role in helping individuals of all ages regain independence, improve daily living skills, and enhance their quality of life. Your expertise in occupational therapy and dedication to patient care will make you an invaluable asset to our healthcare partners.

Description:

  • Specialty: Occupational Therapy
  • Location: Newport, Oregon
  • Pay: $76000-$112000, Depending on experience
  • Shift Time: Days, Full Time
  • Weekly Hours: 40

Qualifications:

  • Education: Master’s or Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program.
  • Licensure: ;Current state licensure as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Certification: Certification through NBCOT (OTR/L)CPR certification is required.
  • Experience: Previous experience as an Occupational Therpist is preferred.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in conducting assessments, developing treatment plans, and implementing a variety of occupational therapy interventions.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Strong communication, empathy, and the ability to establish a therapeutic rapport with patients and their families.
  • Professionalism: ;Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor, adhering to ethical and confidentiality standards.
  • Physical Requirements: Capable of standing for extended periods, assisting patients with physical activities, and performing physically demanding tasks. ;

Key Responsibilities:

  • Patient Assessment: Conduct thorough assessments of patients’ physical, cognitive, emotional, and social functioning to develop personalized treatment plans.
  • Treatment Planning: Design and implement individualized occupational therapy programs that focus on improving fine and gross motor skills, activities of daily living (ADLs), and sensory processing.
  • Therapeutic Interventions: Administer therapeutic activities, exercises, adaptive equipment, and assistive technologies to address patients’ specific needs and goals.
  • Patient Education: Educate patients and their families on adaptive strategies, techniques, and home exercises to enhance progress and independence.
  • Progress Monitoring: Regularly evaluate patients’ progress, modify treatment plans as needed, and establish achievable goals.
  • Documentation: Maintain detailed patient records, including initial assessments, progress notes, and discharge summaries, while adhering to regulatory standards.
  • Collaboration: ;Work closely with interdisciplinary teams, including physicians, nurses, and speech therapists, to ensure coordinated patient care.
  • Pain Management: Utilize pain management techniques and modalities to reduce discomfort and enhance patients’ functional abilities.
  • Advocacy: ;Advocate for patients’ needs and rights, providing support in navigating insurance and community resources.
  • Continuing Education: Stay updated with the latest advancements in occupational therapy through ongoing education and professional development.

Benefits (Inquire with your Recruiter about the following):

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Retirement plan options
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Paid time off
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment

About Us

KPG Healthcare is a Staffing Firm that provides diverse Supplemental and Permanent Healthcare Staffing solutions to a wide range of Clients throughout the Nation. Our Services include Travel Nursing, Allied Professionals, Locum Tenens Staffing, and Physician Placements.

At KPG Healthcare, our goal is to make the highest quality and most fulfilling matches for each healthcare professional we partner with.

From our location in the Western US, we build relationships nationwide, ensuring our professionals can access the ideal opportunities for their backgrounds, interests, and experience. Our experienced recruiters are experts in the healthcare industry, the locations we serve, and each facility’s unique culture.

Whether you want to travel, relocate or remain close to home, there is no better partner for your career, family, and lifestyle goals. We operate with honesty, candor, and a genuine care for your well-being – our goal is to exceed your expectations.

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