Job Description

Therapist, Occupational

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Hours: Mon - Fri 8am - 4:30pm

A registered, licensed Occupational Therapist that delivers individualized comprehensive care to patients through rehabilitation department utilizing therapeutic use of self, innovative technology and collaboration among patients. Is responsible and accountable for providing, delegating and guiding patient care to achieve an optimum level of function for each patient through treatment, education and direction of progressive exercise and activity.

Conducts educational in-service on benefits of occupational therapy to patients/families, other disciplines (hospital staff), and to the community.  Non-patient related duties includes, but is not limited to, assisting in clerical duties of the department, posting charges, & light housekeeping duties within the Rehabilitation Department. Works under the general and direct supervision of the director of rehabilitation services department.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a graduate from an AOTA approved school of Occupational therapy or a  school approved by the World Congress of Occupational therapy and must have passed the national certification examination
  • Current Illinois state license in occupational therapy
  • 1 yr OT experience
  • CPR certification preferred

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Job is light to heavy work, which includes frequent lifting and positioning of patients.  For greater than 50 pounds, it may be expected that the therapist will request for assistance from a co-worker for lifting or positioning.
  • Ability to stand/walk 6 to 8 hours per shift.
  • Ability to frequently bend, twist, reach, stoop & occasionally to kneel and squat.
  • Ability to prepare equipment and perform various repetitive talks i.e. simple grasping, pulling and fine manipulation (keyboard).
  • Good visual acuity is required for patient’s assessment and documentation of care.
  • Good hearing is essential for accurate patient assessment.
  • All employees in this job classification may have exposure to blood borne pathogens or other potentially infectious materials.

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We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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