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Occupational Therapist-SS

Date: Aug 10, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60622

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 66255

Ministry:  Presence St Elizabeth Hosp

Location: Presence St Elizabeth Hosp

Location Address:
1431 North Western Avenue, Chicago, IL  60622 United States (US)



Department: 20770927 Skilled Nursing Unit STE 

Daily Hours: 4
Standard Hours: 20
Employment Status: Part-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day



Provides direct rehab care in occupational therapy to residents upon physician referral in accordance with all laws, regulations, and standards.




  • Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate
  • Serves as a liaison to patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs
  • Possess the ability to make independent decisions using good reasoning skills and judgement when circumstances warrant such action
  • Knowledgeable of rehab practices and procedures, as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing rehab functions in the long-term care facility
  • Possess willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel
  • Ability to implement company policies, programs, goals, objectives, including the procedures of the Rehab department.
  • Ability to assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Exercise good body mechanics at all times
  • Ability to  follow occupational therapy treatment plans for patients (i.e., activities of daily living)
  • Ability  to establish, assess, and modify realistic, measurable, timely, and functional goals
  • Ability to oversee and evaluate care given by OTAs, Rehab Aides, and students
  • Ability to document therapy evaluation and treatments accurately and timely
  • Ability to utilize therapy software and operate therapy equipment appropriately and accurately
  • Ability  to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
  • Ability  to communicate and function in an interdisciplinary team
    This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.
    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                
      Does Not Supervise Employees
      Directly supervises employee(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the
    organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Must possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
    Education and/or Experience                                                              
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited program in occupational therapy (BSOT or MSOT)
  • One year’s experience in long-term care or related setting preferred
  • Certified Clinical Instructor preferred


Computer Skills                                                          

PC proficient (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable state. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment
  • Must be currently NBCOT-certified
  • Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment



Business Unit: Presence St Elizabeth Hosp

Job FunctionRehabilitation Services 


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Therapy, Public Health, Healthcare