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Good Samaritan Society OT - Lead Occupational Therapist - Salem Lutheran - FT in Elk Horn, Iowa

Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

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Facility: GSS IA Elk Horn Salem Luth Hm
Location: Elk Horn, IA
Address: 2027 College St, Elk Horn, IA 51531, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Assists in the operation of therapy services for assigned unity/department within Good Samaritan Society and Sanford. Will provide assistance for the coordination of staff scheduling and work flows, program implementation and performance improvement activities. Will perform as a clinical resource to therapists/staff and assists in the orientation/mentoring of employees. Assists with monitoring of appropriate indicators for quality and continuous improvement. Will collaborate with leadership on issues pertaining to department growth, team building and maintaining the budget. Will be responsible to assist in client/patient/resident care as appropriate to clinical background. Must demonstrate support of the mission, vision and values of the organization. Expected to contribute to the strategic planning, day -to-day operations and attainment of the strategic initiatives of the organization. Works as a team member for the overall functioning of the therapy service line.

Ensures all occupational therapy related standards, policies, protocols and quality requirements are met. Exhibits flexibility with acceptance of variable work schedules/assignments. Participates in activities to promote the department and Sanford Health. Performs other related duties as requested by manager. Supports supervision and operations in the absence of management.

May be asked to supervise assistants, aides, and students as they provide client/patient/resident care, treatment, or other services. Follows and adheres to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional organization.

Based on facility needs and Good Samaritan Society locations, work will focus on those receiving intervention in the post-acute, long term care and home health care environments.

Qualifications

Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.

Must have a minimum of two years Occupational Therapy experience.

Must be licensed in the state(s) of practice as Occupational Therapist.

When working at a Sanford Health Facility (not required but preferred for GSS Facilities): Must also be certified through the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

When applicable, may require valid driver's license.

Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care providers required or within the first 60 days of employment.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-46814
Featured: No

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