Occupational Therapist - FT/Days - Home Care - Peninsula/Tidewater, VA

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Location
Hampton, VA:Newport News, VA
Posted
May 10, 2018
Closes
May 25, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Choose Sentara!

We are hiring an Occupational Therapist to work full time (40 hours/week) with our Home Care team! This teams covers the Greater Peninsula are of Tidewater, VA.

Greater Peninsula locations, including Williamsburg, Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, Yorktown and Gloucester

Sentara Home Care Services

Sentara Home Care Services provides a full spectrum of home care services to meet the individual needs of patients. In the past, many of our patients would have had to remain in the hospital for therapy. But today, the highly skilled team of clinicians with Sentara Home Care Services partners with individual physicians to coordinate the multiple therapies and services each patient may require - from skilled nursing care and infusion therapy to respiratory care and medical equipment. Our patients also benefit at home from much of the same advanced technology available in Sentara hospitals.

Plus, physicians, patients, and family members not only can have the ease of partnering with just one home care agency, but they can also benefit from the peace of mind knowing that agency is backed by Sentara, a health system nationally recognized for its excellence of care.


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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