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Occupational Therapist
Req. #: 48878
Department: OT Acute Care
Location: 1300 E. Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Schedule: PRN
Shift: 1: Days
Hours:
Job Details: - Successful completion/graduate of a program required by job

VCU Health System's OT Acute Care department is seeking an hourly Occupational Therapist to conduct evaluations on referred patients. The OT plans and implements a comprehensive treatment program that includes discharge planning, patient/family education, and recommendations for follow-up or continued care. Documents results of the OT evaluation and services provided in accordance with hospital and department guidelines. Participates as a member of a self-directed departmental team as well as a member of an interdisciplinary patient care team. Provides clinical instruction to OT and OTA students as needed. Provides training and education to department and hospital staff.
 
Responsibilities
Evaluation and treatment of patients with routine diagnoses.
Setting schedule and managing time.
Reporting in interdisciplinary rounds.
Goal setting for routine diagnoses.
Completion of routine documentation.
Interaction with the interdisciplinary team and self-directed work team.
Customer interaction.
Provides supervision for Rehab Technicians, COTA staff, volunteers, and students doing clinical rotations.
Cross-coverage to other treatment teams as needed.
Saturday/holiday coverage on a rotating basis, and flexibility in work hours as needed to accommodate departmental needs as applicable.
 
Qualifications
 
Required
Graduate of an accredited School of Occupational Therapy.
Licensed (or licensure eligible) by the Commonwealth of Virginia as an Occupational Therapist.
Current CPR Certification if required by clinic or practice area.
New graduate to up to two (2) years of work experience as an Occupational Therapist.
 
Preferred
Masters or Doctoral Degree from an accredited School of Occupational Therapy.
Minimum of one (1) year of work experience as an Occupational Therapist.
Previous affiliation or work experience at a similar facility.
Previous experience with evaluations and interventions (physical and psycho­social).


EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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