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Occupational Therapist PRN

Job Description

Twin County Regional Healthcare

Minimum Education

 

Graduate of an AOTAaccredited OT program or equivalent.

NBCOT registration andcurrent licensure or ability to obtain in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Completes obligatoryhospital in-services and continuing education for licensure.

 

Required Licenses

Active OccupationalTherapists

BLS required

 

Required Skills

 

Strong clinical skillswith ability to react decisively in emergency situations.

Excellent oral andwritten communication skills.

Familiarity withorganization and functions of each hospital department.

Ability toproblem-solve effectively and handle stress in a positive manner.

Maintain harmoniousrelationships with nursing personnel, medical staff, hospital administration,and all hospital departments.

Essential Functions

Performs comprehensivepatient evaluations and re-evaluations consistent with patient needs and capabilitieselects appropriate activities suited to patient’s physical, mental, socialabilities and adapts program in response to patient and/ or family goals.

Provides quality inand outpatient occupational therapy treatments.

Educates and provideseffective communication skills with patients, family members, andinter-department staff as needed.

Documents patienttreatments daily, submits quarterly status reports, and completes D/C summaries.

Schedules patients, orassists secretary with, in relation to customer service policy.

Communicates withphysicians on a regular basis concerning pt. treatments, response to care.

Fabricates and designsadaptive equipment/splints as needed.

Supervises students asneeded.

Plans and initiatestreatment programs in accordance with OT’s scope of practice.

Demonstrates properrespect and attitude towards customers and co-workers, displaying courtesy,professionalism and sound communication skills.

Maintains work areaand equipment with appropriate infection prevention techniques.

Follows up withpatients that no-show or cancel appointments by phone, documents appropriately.

Attends monthly staffmeetings, coordinates care planning as needed with other disciplines.

Assists teammates withpatient care coverage when needed.

Functional Demands

Be able to toleratesitting/ standing for periods up to 45-60 minutes for treatment, documentation,or meetings.

Standing and walkingoften throughout the day depending on schedule in the office and hospital,climbing stairs not necessary, although may be done to reach various floors inthe hospital.

Walking intermittentlythroughout the hospital and clinic on various surfaces.

Lifting – Regularlyassist with lift and transfer of patients in the clinic or in hospitaldepartments from stand-by to maximal assistance up to heavy weights.

Bending – Requiredoften for patient care and departmental duties at levels from floor to overhead.

Reading and Writing –Regularly required to follow job description.

Exposure to infectiousdiseases – occasionally.

Exposure to hazardouswaste – rarely.


Job Requirements

See above
LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Snapshot

Location US-VA-Galax
Employment Type Per Diem
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Twin County Regional Healthcare

Twin County Regional Hospital, located in Galax, Virginia, is the flagship of the Twin County Regional Healthcare delivery system and serves Grayson and Carroll counties in Southwest Virginia. Centered on a mission “to promote, preserve and restore the health of our community” and emphasizing excellent service, safety, quality and efficiency, Twin County Regional Hospital has been the anchor and region’s leader in healthcare since 1973. Twin County Regional Hospital and the Twin County Physician Practices – Behavioral Health, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT); Family Practice in Galax, Hillsville and Independence; Pediatrics, Rheumatology, Surgery and Urology – continually develop and improve services, as well as outreach programs, in response to community need. Their work is based on a foundation of teamwork, compassion and respect for all. Learn More

Contact Information

US-VA-Galax
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Twin County Regional Healthcare
Company:
US-VA-Galax
Location:
Per Diem
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Twin County Regional Healthcare

Minimum Education

 

Graduate of an AOTAaccredited OT program or equivalent.

NBCOT registration andcurrent licensure or ability to obtain in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Completes obligatoryhospital in-services and continuing education for licensure.

 

Required Licenses

Active OccupationalTherapists

BLS required

 

Required Skills

 

Strong clinical skillswith ability to react decisively in emergency situations.

Excellent oral andwritten communication skills.

Familiarity withorganization and functions of each hospital department.

Ability toproblem-solve effectively and handle stress in a positive manner.

Maintain harmoniousrelationships with nursing personnel, medical staff, hospital administration,and all hospital departments.

Essential Functions

Performs comprehensivepatient evaluations and re-evaluations consistent with patient needs and capabilitieselects appropriate activities suited to patient’s physical, mental, socialabilities and adapts program in response to patient and/ or family goals.

Provides quality inand outpatient occupational therapy treatments.

Educates and provideseffective communication skills with patients, family members, andinter-department staff as needed.

Documents patienttreatments daily, submits quarterly status reports, and completes D/C summaries.

Schedules patients, orassists secretary with, in relation to customer service policy.

Communicates withphysicians on a regular basis concerning pt. treatments, response to care.

Fabricates and designsadaptive equipment/splints as needed.

Supervises students asneeded.

Plans and initiatestreatment programs in accordance with OT’s scope of practice.

Demonstrates properrespect and attitude towards customers and co-workers, displaying courtesy,professionalism and sound communication skills.

Maintains work areaand equipment with appropriate infection prevention techniques.

Follows up withpatients that no-show or cancel appointments by phone, documents appropriately.

Attends monthly staffmeetings, coordinates care planning as needed with other disciplines.

Assists teammates withpatient care coverage when needed.

Functional Demands

Be able to toleratesitting/ standing for periods up to 45-60 minutes for treatment, documentation,or meetings.

Standing and walkingoften throughout the day depending on schedule in the office and hospital,climbing stairs not necessary, although may be done to reach various floors inthe hospital.

Walking intermittentlythroughout the hospital and clinic on various surfaces.

Lifting – Regularlyassist with lift and transfer of patients in the clinic or in hospitaldepartments from stand-by to maximal assistance up to heavy weights.

Bending – Requiredoften for patient care and departmental duties at levels from floor to overhead.

Reading and Writing –Regularly required to follow job description.

Exposure to infectiousdiseases – occasionally.

Exposure to hazardouswaste – rarely.


Job Requirements

See above
LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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