Occupational Therapist (Sign on Bonus and Tuition Reimbursement)
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospitals - Yuma, AZ

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HealthSouth Yuma Rehabilitation Hospital is an inpatient 40 bed acute rehab hospital with an on site outpatient facility in Yuma, Arizona. It is a beautiful facility with new equipment and a large gym. We offer our patients the latest technology such as the Auto Ambulator, Smart Step by Adante, Bioness L300 and H200, and Interactive Metronome. Our friendly therapists have a wide range of experience and are teamwork oriented. Many of our therapists have specialized training to include Neuro-IFRAH certification, LSVT training for the BIG program, Interactive Metronome Certification, DriveAble Certification and Reo go. The majority of our population is adult/geriatric with a variety of neurological and orthopedic diagnoses.

Note from Therapy Director: Our unique area of the country offers many different opportunities for fun and exploration. We are approximately 3 hours from Phoenix, San Diego and Tucson. We are close enough to ski slopes for a weekend trip. We have sand dunes for recreational sports (they are the dunes in Star Wars and Space Balls). We hold the record for the most recorded hours of sunshine in a year, in the world! Summers are warm, but with the low humidity and close proximity to water sports at the Colorado River, we stay nice and cool. The winter here is beautiful. No coats required and outdoor activities are a must. Many of our therapists enjoy hiking, rock climbing, golfing, volleyball, range shooting and boating. Yuma is also the lettuce capital of the country so it’s not all desert. We have many pretty green fields and we’re surrounded by small mountains. I obviously love it here.

Why Choose HealthSouth? The Occupational Therapist creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment.

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, student loan forgiveness, and much more.

Who will you treat? We 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 Ambulator, Smart Step by Adante, Bioness L300 and H200, and Interactive Metronome

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. 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.

To learn more please contact our regional recruiter, Christina Stewart at Christina.Stewart@HealthSouth.com

HealthSouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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