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Occupational Therapist (OT) - Brain Injury/Stroke/Neuro - PRN

Company: On With Life
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Only a few can do what we do. If you have a desire to be extraordinary, embrace the challenge and join our team!As an Occupational Therapist at On With Life, you can be a part of something greater. The rehabilitation process is a 24/7 job for each person served, and our Occupational Therapists are an integral part of our transdisciplinary team of experts helping individuals along their journey.There is great joy in watching someone do something for the first time after their injury. You'll have the opportunity to watch people take their first steps, say their first words, or even enjoy their first snack or favorite meal. You can be a large part of the journey that each person served takes, making memories with them along the way. We are a not-for-profit organization founded by survivors and their families, and each person served is a new member of that family. We are looking for extraordinary Occupational Therapists like you to join us!Our PRN Occupational Therapists help fill in occasional schedule gaps due to leaves or other circumstances. Most work is during weekdays or evenings, with possible periodic Saturdays. Part-time or full-time opportunities may be available to the selected candidate in the future.What do Occupational Therapists do?
In partnership with other members of the transdisciplinary rehabilitation team, the Occupational Therapist provides advanced professional services for persons with brain injury or other neurological conditions, including assessment and personalized intervention plans addressing:

  • motor function
  • positioning
  • vision
  • ADL/IADLs
  • personal-social developmentAn excellent candidate for this Occupational Therapist position meets the following criteria:
    • Puts others first - those we serve are at the core of what we do; their goals and values guide all decisions
    • Looks for opportunities to be innovative and create change
    • Is curious and dares to be extraordinary; be willing to be both the expert and the student
    • Expects more than others think is possible and creates a higher standard
    • Honors the uniqueness of each individual, knowing their injury does not define their potential
    • Is comfortable working with computers and electronic records
    • Is an excellent educator and passionate about providing encouragementQualified applicants must have:
      • Two-to-three years of clinical experience in rehabilitation of persons with brain injury or other neurological disorders
      • An Iowa Occupational Therapy license
      • Ability to maintain CPR certification (if you do not have this already, we will pay for it)
      • Please note that the federal government requires that our employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption. We may not be able to proceed with employment if you cannot meet one of these requirementsOn With Life is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we make all employment-related decisions based on your competencies, talents and professional potential.576648

Keywords: On With Life, Ankeny , Occupational Therapist (OT) - Brain Injury/Stroke/Neuro - PRN, Healthcare , Ankeny, Iowa

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