RUSK COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SEEKING OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (OT) GET THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS! Do you want to work in a beautiful rural, leisure activity focused riverside community that is still close to a city setting? CHOOSE RUSK! Our Compensation is Competitive and Our Benefits are Exceptional. EXPERIENCED OT's A PLUS! NEW GRADS WILL BE CONSIDERED WORK SCHEDULE Typically scheduled: 7:00 – 3:30 pm, 8:00 – 4:30 with possible evenings and weekends. Weekend hours: Inpatient Evaluations. Caseloads vary depending on patient needs and demand. Inpatient caseload could be up to 16 patients/day (0.5 hour sessions), but is more likely to be 6-12 patients/day. BENEFITS & COMPENSATION Compensation: $57,000 - $70,490 Our compensation is competitive and the benefits are exceptional. Medical: 1st of the month following 30 days – PPO, [WEA Trust], Full-time employee contribution 15%. We provide a plan with an HRA and a HDP with an HSA. Dental: Delta Dental Vision: Exams only Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts 457b Deferred Compensation Pension: Employee Trust Fund [ETF, Wisconsin Retirement] 2016 = 6.6% Employee contribution, Employer matched. ST and LT Disability: 1st of the month following 90 days. Employer paid. Life Insurance: 1st of the month following 90 days. 1 x annual salary-$50,000 CAP. Employer paid. OUR FACILITY Rusk County Memorial Hospital is situated on a river in the beautiful recreational area of North Central Wisconsin. While we are a rural community, we are located a short distance (1 hour) from a regional center (Eau Claire) and 2.5 hours from the metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul. We have the best of all possible worlds-we are able to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle, yet are close enough to participate in any events offered by a larger city. We have more control of our time and our life and, as an added benefit, the cost of living is considerably lower here. Ladysmith is a safe, friendly community which offers cultural events, as well as recreational activities such a hiking, biking, downhill and x-country skiing, golfing, water sports, hunting, fishing and much more. We are a 25-bed critical access hospital (CAH) with in-house Provider-Based Rural Health Clinic to serve a population of nearly 22,000 people. Nearly 170 employees make up the RCMH team, with a rehab cohort of one OTR, one COTA, four PTs, one PTA and two speech therapists. OUR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY DEPARTMENT We have begun the development of an Occupational Health program to meet the needs in our industrial community. This program is inclusive of wellness and educational offerings completed by expanding outreach services. Plans are developing for the construction of a new hospital facility in the next five years. OT department utilizes various therapy equipment, including the modalities of ultrasound, paraffin, fluidotherapy, etc; testing measures such as goniometers, dynamometers, pinch meters; a variety of adaptive equipment and more. We see patients of all ages, pediatrics through geriatrics. Inpatient and outpatient evaluations and therapy for numerous diagnoses, driving assessments, wheelchair assessments, lymphedema treatments, pediatric therapy, sensory integration, splinting, home evaluations, stress management/energy conservation techniques, hand therapy, occupational medicine. Being a small rural setting, we utilize a full scope of practice. We utilize a variety of software and programs, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook). Our current electronic health record system is Dairyland and we will be converting to Epic by February 2017. Current computer scheduling system is PTOS. Department has VHI exercise program and an OT Toolkit.