Jobs Description

  • Occupational Therapist
  • September 19, 2017
  • September 19, 2017
  • September 19, 2017

Occupational Therapist
SUMMERSVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER – Summersville, WV

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Director of Rehab Services, the Occupational Therapist (OT) will provide the following services: evaluation and screening of patients who have been referred for evaluation and treatment; plans, organizes specialized treatments, treatment of complex patients with multiple diagnoses in the outpatient and inpatient divisions and supervision and training of staff and students as delegated. The OT will have excellent written, verbal, and nonverbal communication skills with patients; patient’s care givers, other healthcare professionals, students, and other professional affiliates.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Occupational Therapy from an accredited college, university, or foreign equivalent as recognized by the State of West Virginia for Occupational Therapy (OT) Licensure or degree confirmation
  • Current West Virginia Occupational Therapist License ( Must provide proof at time of interview)
  • Must be certified as an Occupational Therapist with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) ( Must provide proof at time of interview)
  • Must have a current CPR certification ( Must provide proof at time of interview)

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS

  • Knowledge of current principles and practice of occupational therapy
  • Possesses the knowledge of and recognizes the unique behaviors and needs of a variety of patient age groups (Neonate/Infant, Child, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric)
  • Ability to prepare precise technical records and reports
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals
  • Ability to physically assist with lifting and moving (i.e., transfers, gait training, bed mobility) persons of widely varying sizes and abilities repeatedly throughout the day
  • Ability to work with patients with cognitive and behavioral disorders
  • Ability to integrate knowledge into evaluation, care planning and treatment that incorporates age-appropriate responses to the physical and psychosocial needs of each patient
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of patient related materials in compliance with HIPAA requirements

BENEFITS

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Rx coverage availability
  • Life insurance equal to 1x your annual salary, at no cost to you
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Pay
  • Paid Holidays

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required language:

  • English

Required license or certification:

  • WV Occupational Therapist License, NBCOT, and CPR