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Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist


Salary: 34.62-51.27/hourly

*Sign-on Bonus* 

*Relocation Assistance* 


Melissa Memorial Hospital invites applicants for interested Occupational Therapists to join our Rehab team. We offer highly competitive wages and flexible scheduling. Occupational Therapists have the opportunity of providing care to a diverse caseload and working with all ages. Opportunities exist for a caseload to be tailored to the applicants' experience and desires. 

  • Supportive atmosphere and learning environment 
  • Patient centered care 
  • MMH promotes a work/life balance with shift and schedule options 
  • Enjoy meal options at a low cost for employees 
  • A flexible work schedule is an option, you have the ability to do 4-10s, 3-12s, or a traditional 8-5.


Performs the duties per the Occupational Therapist Scope of Practice, including but not limited to: 

  • Examines patients with impairments, functional limitations, and disability or other health-related conditions to determine a diagnosis, prognosis, and intervention. 
  • Alleviates impairments and functional limitations by designing, implementing, and modifying therapeutic interventions. 
  • Prevents injury, impairments, functional limitations, and disability, including the promotion and maintenance of fitness, health, and quality of life in all age populations. 
  • Engages in consultation, education, and research. 
  • Maintains a record on each patient including physician orders, diagnosis, treatment, progress, record of attendance and summary, in a timely manner. Submit and verify patient charges for services rendered. 
  • Provides appropriate supervision of aides and assistants. 
  • Establishes the activities program for swing bed patients, contacting those patients in compliance with hospital requirements. 
  • Physical activity including walking, standing, sitting, and lifting 
  • Ability to push, pull, and lift up to 50 lbs 
  • Participates in continuing education activities and obtain required contact hours. 
  • Actively participates in discharge planning. 
  • Appropriately delegates care to COTA 

*The intent of this description is to provide a summary of the major duties and performance expectations for this position. This description is subject to modification as necessary and is not a contract of employment terms. 



  • Caseload consists of approximately 90% outpatient care and 10% inpatient care 
  • Supportive atmosphere and learning environment 
  • Patient centered care 
  • MMH promotes a work/life balance with shift and schedule options 
  • Enjoy meal options at a low cost for employees 




  • Graduated from accredited Occupational Therapy Program 
  • Must have a current and/or willing to obtain OT license within the state of practice (Colorado). 
  • BLS Certificate 


  • Understanding of Rural Healthcare 


  • 100% Employer paid Medical (Employee Only) 
  • Dental and Vision insurance 
  • Retirement Plans, with up to 3% employer match 
  • Voluntary Group Benefits 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Gym Membership Discount 
  • PTO, Paid Sick Time 
  • Continuing Education Benefits 
  • FSA 
  • MASA Insurance 
  • Eligibility for Student Loan Repayment  



Melissa Memorial Hospital is a 15-bed critical access hospital, located in Holyoke, Colorado. While being “rural” we are equipped for any situation. It is a model rural hospital with 1 operating room, surgical procedure room, 4 bay emergency room, and radiology including 64-slice CT scanner and mammography, MRI, ECHO, and Nuclear Medicine, along with other ancillary services. The hospital is co-located with a family practice clinic and retail pharmacy services. Other services include chemotherapy, general & orthopedic surgery, podiatry, cardiology, orthopedic surgery, progressive rehab services, and wound care. MMH operates a full-time EMS service and maintains a 24/7 AirLife Helicopter base. 



Holyoke is home to the Holyoke Dragons and is truly a “City of Pride and Progress.” Holyoke offers: 

  • An airport (smaller crafts) 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 9-hole golf course (public) 
  • Ballyneal -#54 Top 100 courses in the world (private) 
  • Ball fields 
  • Skateboard Park 
  • Fishing pond 
  • Parks 
  • Camping facilities 
  • Motels 
  • Library 
  • Movie theater 
  • Many churches 
  • Holyoke Unified School District has 600+ students. 

From different coffee shops to different ethnic flavors, to a quick bite, the sweet small town of Holyoke has a handful of different restaurant options to choose from. 


Holyoke is based in Phillips County where there are four different rural towns in the county with two schools in the county. Holyoke, Amherst. Paoli, and Haxtun are all within the same county. Holyoke homes a historical museum with different artifacts of what has built Holyoke today. You will see the fields turn different colors throughout different seasons. Your wheat, corn, alfalfa, are some of the few cultivating growths that you will see around your area! If you enjoy hunting, there are plenty of opportunities for a good catch. You will discover that you can see the most beautiful sunsets and the clearest starry nights out in the rural areas. Come take a look at our beautiful little town in the Northeastern corner of Colorado. 

Click here for a List of Things to Do in Holyoke 


Melissa Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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