HealthSouth Careers

Occupational Therapist (Per Diem)

Tucson, Arizona
Therapy Staff


Job Description

Welcome to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Institute of Tucson

Our facility is an 80-bed acute medical rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services for individuals with physical limitations from an illness or injury. Offering the latest rehabilitation technology, this hospital serves patients throughout southeast Arizona.

 

Why Choose HealthSouth?

At our hospital, the core of our strength is our dedicated rehabilitation professionals. Our work environment is a patient-centered, team approach, committed to evidence-based practice for the best possible outcomes. As a clinician, you will be provided with cutting-edge equipment, technology, and other resources that will help you achieve better outcomes that give strength to our patients and greater meaning to your career. 

 

Success keeps us growing, which in turn keeps us seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic nurses, therapists, pharmacists, home health specialists and other professionals who share a vision for putting patients first.

 

Benefits - To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.  For more information on available benefits and our Student Loan Program please contact our Regional Recruiter.

 

Who will you treat?  HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospitals are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our therapist can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients treating a wide clinical caseload such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.

 

We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients. We utilize our clinical outcomes to asses and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.

 

Rehab Technology - You will use standard and advanced therapy technologies- depending on hospital location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulators, Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Hand Mentor, FES Bike, Anodyne, Wii and CAPs may be available.

 

Helping you become a better therapist is critical to our success - You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs with our continuing education support and clinical career ladder. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline. 

 

HealthSouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 
Job Code: 100006
 
 
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License or Certification:
 
- Must be in possession of current state license or certification on or before the first day of employment.
 
- CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.
 
Education, Training and Experience:
 
-  Successful completion of a degree from an accredited therapy program or one that is determined to be substantially equivalent to a U.S. accredited program by an appropriate certifying agency preferred.


Address: 2650 North Wyatt Drive, Tucson 85712
Employee Status: Regular
Job ID: 1619265