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Occupational Therapist in Chester, AR at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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    Chester, AR
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Job Description


Since the late nineties, our client has been pioneering human performance for elite athletes, U.S. military special operations forces, innovative global corporations, large community and recreation centers. Our client designs and delivers health and performance game plans that guide people to achieve higher levels of success. Focused around its four pillars of Mindset, Nutrition, Movement, and Recovery, our client has supported:

  • 7 #1 NFL Draft picks, 134 1st Rounders and 675 all-time draft picks
  • 2014 World Cup champion – Germany
  • 93 total medalists at the 2012 & 2016 Olympics
  • Innovative Fortune 500 companies around the world
  • Individuals of all walks of life who are looking to live a healthy and performance-driven lifestyle


  • Known for its world-class atmosphere with cutting-edge technology and sweat-inducing workouts, our client designs and delivers individualized health and performance game plans to  achieve higher human performance
  • Culture: Puts people first and upholds fundamental values such as aiming high, working hard, and tackling any challenges 
  • Opportunity: Expose an entrepreneurial spirit in a fast-paced environment
  • Growth: Offer a variety of programs and tools to increase knowledge, skills and abilities to build a successful career


  • Conway, AR


This position requires the responsibility of providing treatment in a variety of settings such as: inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation, and home care patient population. Occupational Therapists are also responsible for the supervision of treatments or parts of treatments delegated to support personnel.

The Occupational Therapist will work with patients, initially evaluating them and establishing a plan of care. The Occupational Therapist should be able to develop a plan of care using their skills as, identifying goals and ensuring patients are progressing and adapting the treatment plan according to progress and other applicable conditions. These treatments should include utilization of techniques and equipment of rehabilitation, electrotherapy, hydrotherapy, manual therapy, ultrasound, traction, therapeutic exercises, massage, wound care interventions, and individualized application to the patient.

Essential Functions & Duties:

  • Demonstrate complete competence in oral and written communication while maintaining accurate departmental records
  • Develop, recover, or maintain daily living and work skills by aiding patients in improving or performing their basic motor functions and reasoning abilities
  • Demonstrates ability to conduct appropriate comprehensive evaluations for patients who may be experiencing a variety of diagnoses while utilizing appropriate formal and informal assessment tools
  • Designs a schedule that allows completion of all work activities, including paperwork, in an efficient and effective manner
  • Collaborates with other professionals to serve the needs of the patient by actively listening, responding professionally to feedback, and demonstrating collaborative therapy and co-treatment
  • Earn continuing education of professional development units sufficient to meet requirements for state licensure requirements, and certification maintenance if applicable

Secondary Functions & Duties:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary for providing or facilitating treatment from culturally and linguistically different background
  • Participate and/or present in-service lectures to other staff members, students or other groups of interest
  • Assist with clinical education for OT and OTA interns
  • Assist in coverage needs for other facilities as needed
  • Assist with preparation of departmental objectives
  • Assist with departmental PI Data collection and peer review process
  • Serve on TRS committees as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Program/Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Current registration by the American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Must be familiar with all up-to-date techniques and treatment s covering the entire field of Occupational Therapy
  • 1 Year clinical experience is preferred for Home Health positions
  • Licensure qualifies therapist to assess and treat the pediatric through the geriatric population with a focus toward National Patient Safety Goals
  • Licensed to practice Occupational Therapy by the Arkansas State Board Medical Board

Skills and Core Competencies:

  • Uses appropriate verbal, nonverbal, and written communication with all individuals when engaged in Occupational Therapy practice, research, education, including patients, families, practitioners, and co-workers
  • Able to express own ideas and feelings clearly and demonstrate a willingness and ability to give and receive feedback
  • Read and record observations and plans legibly, efficiently, and accurately in documents such as the patients chart, which may be written or electronic
  • Observe patients for the purposes of eliciting information; accurately describing changes in facial expression, mood, activity, and posture; and perceiving nonverbal communication
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn and abide by professional standards of practice

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Possess the emotional stability to function effectively under stress and to adapt to an environment that may change rapidly without warning and/or in unpredictable ways
  • Maintain and assume a variety of positions including, frequent standing or sitting, walking, bending, climbing, squatting, stooping, kneeling, reaching forward and overhead, turning, and movement of the trunk and neck in all directions
  • Perform manual material handling and manipulation of various sizes and weights including, lifting and transferring patients, guarding and balancing patients on level/uneven surfaces/ramps/stairs, pushing and pulling to provide resistance and to assist in maneuvering patients
  • Safely lift up to 50 pounds independently
  • Safely lift up to 200 pounds with assistance
  • Safely push and pull up to 200 pounds
  • Minimal to daily travel time may be required


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