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Type:
Part-time
Location:
Petersburg, VA 23805 US
Role:
OT
Travel:
None
Degree:
BS
Company:
Encompass Health
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Occupational Therapist (PRN) WEEKDAY

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg
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The Occupational Therapist provides occupational therapy treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. In addition, the position:
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- Requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families, caregivers, and departmental and interdepartmental relationships.
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- Requires competency in occupational therapy evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment.
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- Requires task delegation and supervision of occupational therapist assistants and technicians.
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- Maintains open and on-going communication with hospital departments to ensure patient, staff, and hospital needs are met.
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The Occupational Therapist creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment
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andnbsp;Benefits
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To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive Benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.andnbsp; For more information on available Benefits, please click here.
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Who will you treat? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our therapist can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients treating a wide clinical caseload such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.
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We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients.andnbsp; We utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.
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You will useandnbsp;standard and advanced therapy technologies- depending on hospital location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulators, Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Hand Mentor, SmartStep, Anodyne, Wii and CAPs may be available.
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Helping you become a better therapist is critical to our success
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- You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.
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Job Code: 100006
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License or Certification:
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- Must be in possession of current state license or certification on or before the first day of employment.
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- CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.
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Education, Training and Experience:
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- andnbsp;Successful completion of a degree from an accredited therapy program or one that is determined to be substantially equivalent to a U.S. accredited program by an appropriate certifying agency preferred.
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Physical Requirements:
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- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate
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- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements



Address: 95 Medical Park Blvd, Petersburg 23805
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1910162

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occupational therapy 2019-01-05T03:54:54-05:00 2019-03-16T00:00:00-04:00 JobsOT.com 1454182 New Graduate You must hold a BS degree

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