Occupational Therapist at Crisp Regional Hospital

Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Position: Crisp Regional Hospital – Occupational Therapist

Location: Cordele, Georgia

Experience: Experienced Occupational Therapists and New Graduates Welcome to Apply

Employment Type: Full-Time

Innovative Therapy Concepts is a Physical Therapist owned and operated Therapy management organization that was founded by Joe Sapp, PT in 2006. We began our partnership with Crisp Regional Hospital in 2011 to provide management of their therapy services. ITC is searching for an Occupational
Therapist that is seeking to join an organization that looks to “Elevate the Experience" as we encounter each patient we serve. This full-time opportunity at Crisp Regional Hospital with patients being evaluated and treated in multiple settings. These settings include inpatient acute setting, nursing home rehab patients, nursing home long term residents an opportunity to work in the home health environment. This position will allow a therapist to treat patients throughout the continuum of care providing consistency and continuity of care throughout various rehab settings. 


What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary plus weekly productivity bonus
  • Excellent benefits package, including 401k with company match - Vested from day one
  • $1,000 continuing education allotment
  • Reimbursement for licensure and membership dues
  • Wellness Program where we reimburse up to $30 a month towards gym membership as well as participation in active community events (5 K’s/Fun Runs/Mud Runs/Triathlons/etc.)
  • Clinical Mentorship targeting the development of your clinical skillset
  • Career Development through the ITC Elevate Program focused on both personal and professional growth. We seek to promote from within ITC!
  • Referral Program issuing up to $8,000 for the referral of another team member


We Are Seeking:

  • Occupational Therapist with a strong drive to learn and grow - enhance your clinical skills while working with an experienced team
  • Candidate with a strong emphasis on patient care, quality, outcomes, and efficiency
  • Graduate from a CAPTE-accredited physical therapy program
  • Responsible individual with a solid work ethic
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • New graduates are welcome to apply. Our clinical education and mentorship allow for a successful transition from OT school to the clinical environment


Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Plans program involving activities such as manual arts and crafts.


Provides practice in functional, prevocational, vocational, and homemaking skills, and activities of daily living.


Coordinates participation in sensorimotor, educational, recreational, and social activities designed to help patients or disabled persons develop or regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to disabilities.


Consults with other members of rehabilitation team to select activity program consistent with needs and capabilities of individual and to coordinate occupational therapy with other therapeutic activities.


Selects constructive activities suited to individual's physical capacity, intelligence level, and interest to upgrade individual to maximum independence, prepare individual for return to employment, assist in restoration of functions, and aid in adjustment to disability.


Teaches individuals skills and techniques required for participation in activities and evaluates individual's progress.


Designs and constructs special equipment for individual and suggests adaptation of individual's work-living environment.


Requisitions supplies and equipment.


Lays out materials for individual's use and cleans and repairs tools at end of sessions.


Conducts training programs or participates in training medical and nursing students and other workers in occupational therapy techniques and objectives.


Supervisory Responsibilities                                                                                                                                                                              

This position can include supervising Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants or Techs in some situations.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :


Design - Generates creative solutions; Demonstrates attention to detail.


Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutions; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.


Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.


Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control.


Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.


Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.


Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.


Visionary Leadership - Displays passion and optimism; Inspires respect and trust.


Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.


Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions.


Cost Consciousness - Contributes to profits and revenue.


Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.


Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.


Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.


Judgement - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.


Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.


Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.


Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.


Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.


Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.


Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.


Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.


Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.


Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.


Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.


Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Language Skills                                                                                                             Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Mathematical Skills                                                    

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Reasoning Ability                                                           

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Computer Skills                                                                

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of ReDoc Database software; World Wide Web, Email Internet software; Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word Word Processing software.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Must have an active and current Occupational Therapist License that allows you to practice in the state in which you work.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds with assistance.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent.


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