Occupational Therapist (PRN)

Wind Crest - Highlands Ranch, CO
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Occupational Therapist

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Wind Crest is an 84-acre continuing care retirement community in Highlands Ranch, just 15 miles southwest of downtown Denver. We’re dedicated to one important mission-helping out residents live life to the fullest.

Managed by Erickson Living, a national leader in the retirement industry, Wind Crest combines the opportunities of a big organization with the warmth of a family. Our talented team brings passion and heart to all that they do, creating a dynamic workplace like no other.

No wonder so many of our employees proudly call Wind Crest their home away from home.

Wind Crest is looking for a Occupational Therapist (PRN) to join our rehabilitation team.

SUMMARY: Our Occupational Therapist is responsible for occupational therapy screenings, evaluations, treatments and trainings to meet a customer’s needs.  Is a role model of customer service principles and consistently monitors and implements quality efforts. Ensure that the department functions according to accepted regulatory and quality standards with a customer service focus. Provides services to all residents in the community.


1. Demonstrates respect for, adherence to and promotion of the mission and philosophy of Erickson Living.
2. Follow Medicare, state and federal regulations, AOTA and company policies and procedures and ensure departmental understanding and compliance in the areas of care provision, documentation, billing reimbursement, resident rights, customer service and compliance and other requirements as defined in the respective regulations.
3. Compliant with HIPAA guidelines, provides privacy and maintains confidentiality and ensures residents’ independence and right to make personal decisions to accommodate their needs in accordance with the resident’s interdisciplinary care plan
4. Consistently and appropriately responds to the needs and concerns of residents, families, and visitors in a pleasant, respectful, and courteous manner.
5. Demonstrates awareness of potential hazards and reports unsafe conditions to appropriate staff to maintain a safe environment for residents, families and staff.
6. Participate in facility and department meetings as appropriate.
7. Work with the interdisciplinary team to achieve/maintain the highest functional level of all customers and promote coordinated, efficient care with a customer service focus.
8. Demonstrates strong time-management skills to efficiently and effectively manage administrative and patient care delivery responsibilities.
9. Provide therapy duties in all settings across the continuum of care as needed.
10. Document services and billing completed accurately, in a timely manner, according to company and regulatory requirements.
11. Ensure that the patient’s plan of care is communicated.
12. Complete appropriate screening of customers in order to determine whether the individual warrants an evaluation.
13. Evaluate, develop and carry out occupational therapy treatment plans in consultation with physician and in compliance with physician order. 
14. Monitor treatment plans and modify when necessary 
15. Maintain compliance with company productivity standards as appropriate.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Must be able to document (both hand-written and via typed electronic documentation) clearly to meet reimbursement and regulatory requirements.
• Reasonable typing and computer skills required.
• Must be able to speak clearly, be understood by customers and hear conversational speech.

• Minimum of a bachelors’ degree in occupational therapy is required.  Degree and training must meet current Medicare and state personnel requirements for Occupational Therapy.
• Current CPR Certification
• Need to utilize good reasoning and judgment skills to develop and adjust plans of care base upon status changes of the customer.
• Must be able to accurately complete documentation, billing, timesheets and tally evaluative tests.
• Experience in therapeutic care of the older adult across multiple diagnostic groups is preferred.

Supervision of occupational therapy assistants required in accordance with company, state and federal requirements.  Intermittent supervision of rehabilitation technicians and occupational therapy students may be required.
Must be able to document (both hand-written and via typed electronic documentation) clearly to meet reimbursement and regulatory requirements.  Reasonable typing and computer skills required.  Must be able to speak clearly, be understood by customers and hear conversational speech.

• Possess a valid current state license (for state in which the community provides service) in occupational therapy, where applicable.
• Must meet CEU requirements to maintain valid state licensure in the state in which the community provides service.
• Current CPR Certification
• Valid Driver’s License