Occupational Therapist
HealthSouth Desert Canyon Rehabilitation Hospital - Las Vegas, NV

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HealthSouth Desert Canyon Rehabilitation Hospital is a 50-bed, all private room, acute inpatient hospital that offers a higher level of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative care to patients who are recovering from stroke and other neurological disorders, brain and spinal cord injury, amputations and orthopedic conditions. Our all-private rooms, state-of-the-art medical facility features technically advanced equipment, customized therapy techniques, a therapy garden, a highly qualified and trained staff, and compassionate patient care. Our professional medical team works together to design an individualized course of care that helps each patient achieve optimum results. Our sole focus is providing optimum rehabilitation services in a patient centered healing environment.

Our all-private rooms, state-of-the-art medical facility will feature technically advanced equipment, customized therapy techniques, a building that facilitates rehabilitation, a therapy garden, a highly qualified and trained staff, and compassionate patient care. Our goal is to return each guest to their highest level of independent living and to return them home to their family and friends as soon as possible. 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 and much more. For more information on available benefits, please click here. 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 Ambulators, Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Hand Mentor, SmartStep, 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. 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

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