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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/11/2017
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Job Category:   Clinical:Occupational Therapist
Location:   Omaha
Job Description:   **OCCUPATIONAL THER-RESOURCE I - System Float - FT days** **Description** CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Administers treatments to patients following identified treatment plan using techniques in a safe and acceptable manner. 2. Evaluates and assesses patients. 3. Educates patients and family in a home program. 4. Documents initial evaluations, progress notes, daily record/flow sheets and discharge summaries in a timely manner. Establishes short term goals, long term goals and reestablishes new goals as appropriate. 5. Communicates with Physicians in regard to patient treatment and progress. 6. Supervises and communicates with support staff regarding patient care activities to assure safety and well being of patient. Assists technicians, as needed, with patient’s set-ups to assure patient care. 7. Maintains established department policies, procedures, and objectives, concerning quality assurance, safety, environmental conditions and infection control. 8. Works collaboratively with Operations Director, Rehabilitation Therapy Clinics, professional and nonprofessional staff regarding departmental needs. **Qualifications** QUALIFICATIONS: Experience Preferred but not required. New graduate accepted. Education/Licensure Require a graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy School (with any of the following or combination thereof: BS, MS, or DOT.) Must be licensed in the State in which you practice NE or IA. BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Good interpersonal skills. Good oral and written communication skills. Able to show empathy and compassion towards patients. Job requires frequent reading, writing and verbal communication skills. **Job** Rehab Services (PT, OT, Speech) **Primary Location** NEBRASKA-OMAHA-MCAULEY FOGELSTROM CENTER **Daily Schedule** FT days **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Every Third **Req ID:** 2017-R0132437
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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