Inpatient Occupational Therapist

Inpatient Occupational Therapist

Who you are:

As an Occupational Therapist for Catholic Medical Center, you believe in creating spaces that foster healing and comfort for our patients and their families. You play a pivotal role in providing a calm, nurturing and supportive environment, ensuring the well-being and progress of our patients.

What you'll do:

  • Plan and implement specific treatment programs for patients according to the principles and practices of occupational therapy and in collaboration with the health care team
  • Evaluate the skilled occupational therapy needs of the referred patient.
    • Conduct chart review and obtain patient history information
    • Examine the patient
    • Identify the problems.
    • Develop a written plan of care.
    • Establish measurable goals with time frames when treatment is indicated
    • Re-evaluate patient status and adjusts the problems, treatment plan and goals in accordance to the findings.
  • Determine appropriate need for assistive devices, durable medical equipment, and orthotic/prosthetic needs.
  • Fit patient for assistive devices, home medical equipment and orthotic/prosthetics needs as available within the department
  • Instruct patient and family / significant other (SO) in the use of home medical equipment, adaptive equipment and / or home exercise program.
  • Deliver patient care in a manner that is appropriate to the demographics and/ or specific needs of the patient population served by the hospital. In addition, demonstrate proficiency in assessing, responding and adapting treatment of care to meet the needs of the patient population served by the hospital.

What you'll bring:

  • New graduate will be considered - Acute Care experience required
  • Graduate of an approved Occupational Therapy Program
    • Bachelors, Master's or Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree
  • Must be licensed in the State of New Hampshire as an Occupational Therapist by the NH Office of Licensed Allied Health Professionals (or ability to obtain one prior to hire)
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • Must be knowledgeable of the AOTA Code of Ethics and the state licensure law and practice act.

Who we are:

Catholic Medical Center ("CMC") is a nonprofit, regional health system committed to delivering the highest quality and most advanced healthcare to patients across New Hampshire. CMC is the home of the nationally-renowned New England Heart & Vascular Institute, rated among the top cardiovascular programs in the country.

We are driven by our mission to offer health, healing, and hope to every individual who seeks our care, and we live by our values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion, and Commitment.

CMC is proud to be named to the Forbes list of America's Best-in-State Employers for two consecutive years. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista, Inc., and is based on 2.1 million employer recommendations from employees working for companies with more than 500 employees in the United States.

With our award-winning clinical programs, primary care network and dedication to community, CMC is fostering a healthier New Hampshire, every day.

Catholic Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer and we embrace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.