Occupational Therapist - FT/Days - Home Care - SUFFOLK, VA

Location
Suffolk, VA
Posted
May 23, 2018
Closes
Aug 20, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Sentara Healthcare is hiring an Occupational Therapist to join our Home Care team in Suffolk, VA!

Hours/Shift: Full-time/Days - normal business hours are 8 am - 5 pm M-F and no weekends. This position also requires 1 year of clinical experience.

Department/Position Overview: This positon would cover Western Tidewater, including Suffolk, Surry, Sussex, Isle of Wight, Franklin, Smithfield, Wakefield, Ivor, Windsor, Zuni and surrounding areas.

Facility Highlights: Sentara Homecare

Our highly skilled team of clinicians with Sentara Home Health 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. Sentara Home Health Services is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care and belongs to a number of local, state and national organizations. Sentara Home Health Services has been ranked in the Top 10 Home Care Agencies in America by Home Care Magazine over the past several years, and has won the Best-Practice Award for Asthma Management (American Association of Health Plans). We are Medicare-Medicaid Certified for home health and Medicare-Medicaid & Tricare hospice certified.

Sentara Benefits:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

Keyword: Occupational Therapist, Home 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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