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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - (21848)

Universal Health Services


Location:
RENO, NV
Date:
02/23/2018
2018-02-232018-03-24
Job Code:
21848
Universal Health Services
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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - (21848)

Facility Name
WEST HILLS
Location
RENO, NV 89512 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Behavioral Health - Counselor
Job Description

Position Summary:

Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries-acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide.  With more than 74,000 people employed by UHS subsidiaries, UHS’s business strategy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthcare facilities across the country, while continuing to strengthen UHS’s well-reputed franchise with its customary exceptional service and effective cost control.  Our success is driven by a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, compassion, and a responsive management style.

UHS has been recognized as a Fortune 500 company and is listed as one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies.

West Hills Hospital is a 95-bed acute care inpatient psychiatric hospital located in Reno, Nevada, specializing in behavioral healthcare and substance abuse treatment options for children, adolescents, adults and seniors.  Our facility maintains a full-time medical staff of psychiatrists to oversee programs, patients and care.  This ensures you or your loved one will always be in the hands of a professional medical service provider and will receive the most evidence based care available.  West Hills Hospital is JCAHO accredited and is the only facility licensed in northern Nevada to treat children and adolescents.

Job Description: The Occupational Therapist, Registered OTR, or COTA will be responsible for the evaluation, planning, directing and administering of occupational therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician.  Administers treatments and occupational agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability.  Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.

Job Requirements

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Job Requirements:

Education: Ideal candidates would  include a background as certified educational instructors, registered occupational therapist/certified occupational therapy assistant, certified therapeutic recreation specialist, certified therapeutic recreation assistant, speech-language pathologist has certificate of clinical competence, registered and certified music therapist, registered art therapist

Experience: Related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness preferred. Experience directing small and large group activities preferred.

Additional Requirements: May be required to work occasional overtime and flexible hours.

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