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Occupational Therapist | PRN, Alamogordo, New Mexico

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Created 11/13/2020
Reference 20201112184848
Category Not set
Job type PRN
Country United States
State New Mexico
City Alamogordo
Salary Competitive
GCRMC is looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist

Relocation Opportunity if currently residing more than 50 miles from Alamogordo, NM

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Rita, Program Director for Inpatient Rehab, discusses the available opportunities for Physical Therapists at GCRMC

About the Position

As an Occupational Therapist at GCRMC, you will help restore function, improve mobility and relieve pain in patients who are recovering from injuries or disabilities. You will assess the patient as well as their home and work environments in order to create an effective treatment plan. This plan will need to have measurable functional goals while keeping in mind the patient's psychosocial, cultural, and other needs. You will advise the patient on what adjustments to their routines will need to be made as well as any adaptive equipment that should be used. You will need strong attention to detail in order to observe a patient's issues, analyze what is needed to help, and avoid putting patients at risk of further injury as you prepare them to return to their daily routines. Strong interpersonal skills, compassion, and patience will be needed to effectively communicate with patients and their families in order to provide education during treatment and prior to discharge, in order to increase the patient's independence and meet their needs.

About The Rehab Services

At the Rehabilitation Center of Alamogordo, patients recover close to home. We are dedicated to helping people get past the hurdles of recovery and back to their lives, work, family, active retirement, and independent living. The unit is designed to help patients move through the continuum of care in the most medically appropriate and cost-efficient way based on individual needs. We are dedicated to providing the best care necessary to meet our patients' medical, physical, psychological and social needs.



Rita and Sandra, the Inpatient Rehab Leaders, talks about why GCRMC is the best place to work

Shift Schedule
  • Days: 8AM - 4:30PM

Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Current Occupational Therapist License in New Mexico
  • 1 year of occupational therapy experience
  • Current BLS certification

Services Lines include
  • Rehabilitation nursing
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech/Language pathology
  • Social worker/case manager
  • Physician
  • Dietitian




Robert Middleton, CNO, talks about the CARF Accredited Acute Rehab Facility at GCRMC

About Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center

Since 1948, Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC) has been a healthcare leader for the citizens of Otero County. With the support of over 1,000 employees, we strive to bring world-class access and technology not commonly found in rural New Mexico to the community. Wound care, Inpatient Rehabilitative Care, dedicated Hospitalist Care, the Joint Center, and Cardiac Cath lab are just a small sample of the high-quality care offered. At GCRMC, we provide an environment for our employees that encourages innovation and dedication, via a participative management system and correlating performance and rewards.

GCRMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.

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Employer Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center

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