Occupational Therapist, Inpatient

Occupational Therapist, Inpatient job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: 1st - Day
Hours: 8-5
Schedule: Full Time

You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

Our goal at Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital is to return people recovering from illness or injury to the highest quality of life possible. We provide a full continuum of inpatient and outpatient care including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, rehabilitation nursing and case management services. EOE/AA.

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital is now hiring a Full Time In-Patient Occupational Therapist.

  • Responsible for organizing and conducting medically prescribed Occupational Therapy treatment in an In-Patient setting to individuals with developmental, physical, cognitive, and/or emotional impairments, disabilities and/or handicaps to assist in reaching optimal function within their physical limitations.
  • Performs occupational therapy assessment procedures utilizing techniques consistent with the patient’s diagnosis.  Develops individualized treatment plan based on evaluation findings.
  • Provides detailed and concise documentation of evaluation, treatment, interim reports, and discharge evaluations within departmental timelines.  Provides all necessary documentation required for on-going patient care
  • Participates in mentoring and training of clinical support staff, new professional staff, and students/volunteers in the aspects of patient care.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of departmental performance improvement and of clinical program development.


  • Minimum education required: Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited institution

  • Desired education: Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy

  • Ability to communicate effectively, finish tasks in a timely manner, and follow oral and written instruction and established procedures.

  • No minimum directly related experience required but one (1) year experience in job-related environment is desired.

  • Current Licensure or licensure eligible in Occupational Therapy in State of NM

  • CPR

Why Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital?

CARF-accredited in 6 programs

Hospital of Choice Award from the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers

Excellence in Outcomes Award from Focus On Therapeutic Outcomes (FOTO), Inc.

Department / Location

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital - Albuquerque, NM