**Occupational Therapist - FT/Days - LIFE CARE - Chesapeake, VA
Sentara Healthcare is hiring an Occupational Therapist to join our Life Care team in Chesapeake VA!
Department/Position Overview: Sentara Life Care opened SNC-Chesapeake in 1983. The facility offers skilled care (20 beds) and nursing facility care. The facility offers 16 private rooms within a building that is 34,007 square feet
At Life Care, you have the opportunity to see how an interdisciplinary team functions to support the best care outcomes by working with physicians, social workers, dieticians, speech language pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, and more to deliver a holistic approach to an individual's care. Our employees grow professionally on a daily basis by being exposed to many types of medical scenarios through our diverse population in Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing and the PACE Program. Come join our Sentara Life Care team today and be a part of our mission to improve healthcare every day!
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
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.
Bachelor's Level Degree - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below
Required: Basic Life Support, Cert in Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapist
Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below
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
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).