HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Occupational Therapist PRN in Belton, Missouri

Belton Regional Medical Center — is part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s largest healthcare provider. Belton Regional Medical Center, is conveniently located at Highways I-49 and 58 in Belton, Missouri, is a 71-bed acute care hospital offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. Established in 1984, Belton Regional Medical Center¹s mission is to provide the citizens of southern Jackson and northern Cass counties access to critical health resources. In 2012 the hospital completed a $39.2 million expansion and renovation project to help meet the continuing needs of its patients.

The hospital has been named one of the nation¹s top performing hospitals on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the nation¹s leading accreditor of healthcare organizations for four consecutive years: 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. Belton Regional Medical Center was recognized for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for pneumonia and surgical care. Additionally, the hospital was honored with an “A” grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score , for the third consecutive time, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections within hospitals. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), an independent industry watchdog. The first and only hospital safety rating to be peer-reviewed in the/Journal of Patient Safety/, the Score is free to the public and designed to give consumers information they can use to inform themselves and their families when facing a hospital stay.

Belton Regional Medical Center is proud to be part of the Sarah Cannon HCA Midwest Health cancer network, providing local access to innovative clinical research trials, tumor profiling and genetic counseling; you can receive top cancer care in the comfort of your community hospital.

Our highly qualified physicians and skilled health professionals are dedicated to our community, making it possible to meet this mission.

Position Summary :

The Occupational Therapist functions as a member of the healthcare team. The purpose is to provide medically prescribed occupational therapy programs in the hospital in accordance with national standards and administrative policies of the hospital. The goal is to restore function and prevent disability following disease, injury, surgery, or loss of a body part in order to allow the patient to perform self-care and activities of daily living as independently as possible. The OT in this department provides care for ages 1-12 Months Infant, 1-2 Yrs Toddler, 3-6 Yrs Early Child, 7-11 Yrs Child, 12-17 Yrs Adolescent, 18-39 Yrs Young Adult, 40-64 Yrs Adult and 65 Geriatric patients. Cross coverage for inpatient and outpatient. May be required to work weekday/weekends as needed.

  • Minimum Requirements : *

    Education: Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy from an accredited school.

    Licensure/ Certifications: Current Missouri Occupational Therapy License or a Missouri temporary license required upon hire. Temporary license is only valid for 90 days, Missouri Physical Therapy license must be obtained prior to expiration of temporary license. Current BLS certification required upon hire.

    Experience: New graduates from accredited schools may apply must have temporary license upon hire.

Title: Occupational Therapist PRN

Location: Missouri-Belton-Belton Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 09728-41814