Occupational Therapist Occupational Therapy
Las Cruces, NM 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description
Memorial Medical Center

Who We Are

People are our passion and purpose.Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Memorial Medical Center is a199-bed hospital offering a spectrum of care, including diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative services, both on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

Where We Are

From national parks and monuments to one of the top-rated farmer's markets in the country, Las Cruces offers a world filled with natural wonder, year-round excitement, and historic proportions of fun. We are known for our safe and affordable living conditions, outstanding educational system, and friendly people.

Why Choose Us

    • Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
    • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
    • Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
    • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
    • Professional Development and Growth Opportunities
    • And much more...

Position Summary

As an Occupational Therapist with Memorial Medical Center, you will provide direct patient care services to individuals of all ages that facilitate progress toward performance-based goals in a supportive, team oriented environment in accordance with the principals and practices of occupation therapy and with Memorial Medical Center policies and procedures. Our rehab department has an active role in communicating recommendations for next level of care and assessing DME needs. Our occupational therapists have the opportunity to evaluate and treat patients with a variety of medical needs located throughout the facility including ICU/CCU, orthopedics, medical/surgical, NICU, PICU, ED, and others. You will work closely with a dynamic, interactive interdisciplinary team including physical therapy, speech therapy, therapy technicians, nursing, patient care technicians, physicians, case management, respiratory therapy, pharmacy, and others.

Additional responsibilities of the Occupational Therapist include:

    • Perform appropriate occupational therapy evaluations, implement and manage an individualized evidence-based patient plan of care according to physician orders.
    • Documenting patient progress daily and adjusting treatment plans as necessary
    • Accurately bill for services provided in accordance to CMS guidelines.
    • Supervise assistants, technicians, students.
    • Openly communicate with case management to assist with throughput.
    • Assess patients' need and use devices such as walkers, shower chairs, beside chairs, bedside commodes, splints, ADL equipment, etc.
    • Collaborate with other healthcare providers to maintain continuity of care and focus on patient goals
    • Maintain productivity standards


Minimum Qualifications

    • Minimum Education: BS degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited university.
    • Minimum Experience: One year previous experience in both inpatient and outpatient, and/or home health settings preferred.
    • Certification/Licensure: Current or eligible New Mexico Occupational Therapist license and Certification by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy as an Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR). CPR required.

Certification or completion courses must meet the standards of Memorial Medical Center.

EEOC Statement

Memorial Medical Center is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Occupational/Recreational Therapy
Primary Location New Mexico-Las Cruces
Schedule Full-time
Work Schedule Day shift, 7-10 hr/shift, weekdays only


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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