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Occupational Therapist - Benton, IL (Part Time)

Benton, Illinois
$32.00 Per Hour
Job Type
29 Jul 2022

NovaCare Rehabilitation is looking to hire a Part Time Occupational Therapist for our Benton, IL clinic. Outpatient and hand therapy experience a plus but neither required to apply. Our Benton clinic sees about 33-38 patient per day on average in clinic. This clinic also has an onsite pool.

Compensation: Starting at $32/hr

Work schedule: Monday - Friday between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm. Normal schedule will be to work 20 hours per week. This could fluctuate up or down depending on caseload.

Select Medical Corporation's Outpatient Division is a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation with approximately 1800 locations in 38 states, including the District of Columbia. Throughout the country we operate primarily as Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Physio, Kessler Rehabilitation Center, KORT, Saco Bay Physical Therapy, Concentra, SSM Physical Therapy and Keystone Physical Therapy. Our highly respected clinical team provides preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote well-being. We develop individualized treatment plans to help achieve each patient's specific goals. Our integrated local market network allows us to effectively partner with physicians, employers, payors and case managers to achieve optimal patient outcomes in a cost-effective manner. We also provide physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools.


Responsible for the evaluation, plan of care, treatment, re-evaluation, discharge, and appropriate communications of high quality hand therapy services to patients and customers.
Develop treatment plans, supervise assistants and aides, contribute to case management, and provide quality patient care.
Maintain positive level of interaction with facilities and clients. Enhance and expand client relations with facilities and their staff.

Must be a graduate of an accredited school for Occupational Therapy.
Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
Valid state driver s license

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift patients using appropriate biomechanical techniques frequently throughout the course of a work day/shift; must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds dead weight alone.
Ability to walk, bend, stand and reach constantly during a work day/shift.
Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to evaluate, diagnose and monitor patient needs and to maintain accurate records, recognize people and provide directions.
Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions.
Ability to push wheeled equipment through the facility.
Possess fine motor skills for legible and accurate writing of reports, charting, scheduling, daily correspondence and presentations, either manually or through use of dictation equipment.
Possess grasp ability sufficient for cutting splint material.
Possess fine motor skills for effective and efficient handling of diagnostic or therapeutic equipment.
Additional Data:
Nationally supported mentorship program therapists interested in pursuing their CHT credentials (available in most regions). Experienced therapist have the opportunity to become a mentor.
Our internal education department offers a : National UE symposium, additional certification course available for UE COMT, National journal club, National CHT study group, National hand therapy mentorship program, free local CEU s, webinar training programs, National bulletin boards and blogs, free journal access.
These internal CEU accredited courses are FREE and UNLIMITED
Hand team meetings in each local area and virtual meetings and training available.
Clinical Case Studies & Newsletters
Opportunities to observe in physician clinics and work in contracted positions in physician s clinics
Opportunity for research activities and publications
Opportunity to teach internal courses on a national and local level and contribute to other educational activities
Opportunity to develop and participate in program development for special populations
Opportunity to deliver unique programs to industrial workers: on-site visits, on site therapy, work conditioning, FCE, ergonomic assessments and pre-employment testing
Our staff includes national speakers and educators, researchers, therapists published in textbooks and peer reviewed journals, active leaders in national associations.
We provide services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
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  • Job Reference: 671301851-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: NovaCare Rehabilitation
  • Location: Benton, Illinois
  • Salary: $32.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent