Employment Employment Opportunity - Holy Cross Medical Center

Occupational Therapist-Orthopedic

Posted: March 17, 2020


Position Summary:

Evaluates for, organizes and conducts medically prescribed Occupational therapy programs/treatments for in-patients and out-patients with mental, emotional, and physical disabilities to restore function and minimize disability following disease, injury or loss of a body part. Responsible for helping the patient reach his/her maximum performance and to assume a place in society, while learning to live within the limits of his/her capabilities.

Performs duties independently with minimal supervision, operating from specific and definite direction and instructions. Decisions are of routine or critical nature, made within prescribed operating guidelines, policies, and procedures. Communicates new material, equipment, and procedures to all members of the team. Is responsible for delivering patient care within institutional guidelines. Provides quality patent care by asessing and interpreting evaluations and test results and determining an effective plan of care.

Supervisory in nature, by regularly providing clinical direction to Occupational Therapy Assistant and Occupational Theapy Technician

Schedule: Full Time
Contact: Lesley Hixson
Phone: 575-751-5781
Email: lhixson@taoshospital.org


Education and/or Experience:

Must have Orthopedic experience.

• Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited college or university required.
• Current Occupational Therapist License in the State of New Mexico required.
• Current CPR is required.
• 1-3 years clinical experience in rehabilitation, or occupational therapy, in an acute care facility and/or out-patient therapy setting preferred. With 1 year of that in hand therapy and experienc with custom splinting.