Occupational Therapist - FT/Days - Acute - NORFOLK GENERAL HOSP, VA

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Mar 31, 2018
Closes
May 02, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Choose Sentara!

We are hiring an Occupational Therapist to join our Norfolk General Hospital Acute care Rehab team in Norfolk, VA! This position is full-time and will offer 40 hours per week!

Must be able to work 1 weekend a month; hours vary to cover department hours (7:30 am-6 pm)

Ideal candidate is someone with experience in an IRF or who has had a clinical experience in one and is flexible, eager to learn, and open to grow through constructive feedback


Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Serving as a destination medical center in the mid-atlantic region, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is one of just five Level 1 trauma centers in Virginia, home to the Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance, region's first Magnet® hospital and nationally ranked heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital.


Sentara Norfolk General Hospital (SNGH), on the Eastern Virginia Medical Campus, is a large 525-bed medical center, which serves as the primary teaching institution for the adjacent Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). Our partnership with EVMS combines the latest innovations in technology, research and clinical care, to offer you advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services. In fact, our nationally ranked diabetes and endocrinology program - ranked 24th in the nation - is support by the renowned international team of endocrinology experts at the EVMS Strelitz Diabetes Center.


Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve functional mobility, relieve pain, improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury and help build or restore vocational/ daily living skills as well as general independence. Provides age appropriate education for clients and caregivers. Supervise and assume responsibility for care provided by identified team members.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Experience
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Cert in Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapist

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Communication, Critical Thinking, Leadership, Mgmt of Material Resources, Mgmt of Staff Resources, Monitoring, Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, Technology/Computer, Time Management, Writing

Preferred: Learning Strategies

Other
NBCOT (National Board Certification in Occupational Therapy) certification required within 6 months of eligibility. PACE specific incumbents for this position require a minimum of one year of experience working with the frail or elderly population. Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy preferred, NBCOT (National Board Certification in Occupational Therapy).

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