Company: Ascension (System Office)
Posted on: January 17, 2020
We Are Hiring
St. Vincent's Birmingham has an opportunity for a Full Time,
In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals
(St. Vincent's Birmingham, St. Vincent's Blount, St. Vincent's
Chilton, St. Vincent's East, and St. Vincent's St. Clair) in
addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's
Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been
serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.
St. Vincent's Birmingham Hospital:
St. Vincent's Birmingham is located downtown and it has over 400
beds and provides space for many physician offices. St. Vincent's
provides care for many patients within the downtown area and
surrounding communities. Known for our Birth Suites and Ortho
Sports service line, St. Vincent's has a strong reputation in the
Birmingham as the hospital of choice for many services and the
hospital is easy to get to from any location.
St. Vincent's Birmingham (Downtown)-
* Largest faith-based, not for profit hospital in Birmingham.
* World renowned Andrews Sports Medicine Orthopedic Center.
* Downtown location appeals to those that love city life, just
minutes from great restaurants, entertainment, historical sites and
* Skilled staff that care about the patients and each other.
As an Occupational Therapist with St. Vincent's Health System-AL,
you will have the opportunity to evaluate and treat patients with
physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.
* Assesses patient 's ability to safely and effectively perform
independent living skills. Designs the appropriate plan of care,
including type and frequency of treatment.
* Implements the treatment plan using appropriate modalities.
Documents findings of patient progress. Monitors and modifies the
plan of care as needed. Seeks consultation as necessary.
* Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits.
Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services
and provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of
adaptive equipment and support programs.
* Oversees the care provided by certified occupational therapy
assistants and therapy 3-Technicians according to established
regulations and practice standards.
* Required Credential(s):
* BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job
* Licensed Professional Rehab Therapist specializing in
Occupational Therapy (OTR) credentialed from the Alabama Board of
Occupational Therapy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer
* Bachelor's degree required
* Master's degree preferred
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension (www.ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare
organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across
the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and
Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to
delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special
attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.
In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons
living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension
includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned
providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600
sites of care - including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior
living facilities - in 21 states and the District of Columbia,
while providing a variety of services including physician practice
management, venture capital investing, investment management,
biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care
management, information services, risk management, and contracting
through Ascension's own group purchasing organization.
Service of the Poor - Generosity of spirit, especially for persons
most in need
* Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity
* Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership
* Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship
* Creativity - Courageous innovation
* Dedication - Affirming the hope and joy of our ministry
Our Vision: To be the recognized healthcare Employer of choice.
Equal Employment Opportunity
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its
ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and
regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to
all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its
ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color,
disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national
origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to
individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment
Verification Program. Please click the E-verify link below for more
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