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Occupational Therapist

Rehabilitation Therapy

RIVERSIDE THERAPY SVS INC

SMITHFIELD-OT

Full Time

days

Job Summary:

Riverside Therapy Group is looking for a fulltime Occupational Therapist to join our team at Smithfield and Hampton Rehab Centers.  Therapy is provided to short term rehab patients, as well as assisted living and long term care residents on our campus.  A staff Occupational Therapist is required to be flexible with daily scheduling and may be required to work various patient care settings. A staff Occupational Therapist is supervised by the Rehab Services Management. Following appropriate practice, a therapist will perform evaluations, determine OT diagnoses, develop a plan of care, and perform occupational therapy procedures to aid in restoring function, improving mobility, relieving pain, improving health, and preventing or limiting permanent physical disability. This position may also perform other assigned duties. A staff Occupational Therapist must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age, goal, and diagnosis appropriate care. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development throughout the life span, be able to assess patients' needs and status by analyzing evaluated data, and be able to interpret information to identify age-specific needs and provide appropriate care accordingly per patient care setting. This position must also be able to follow and adhere to the practices described in the Department Policy and Procedure Manual.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy or higher is required.

Certification/Licensure Requirements:

Occupational Therapy License for Virginia is required. 

Heartsaver AED (AHS) is required.  

Experience Requirements:

Previous healthcare experience is preferred.