Occupational Therapist PRN
Location:
Salem , Virginia
Posted:
October 19, 2017
Reference:
00005-18353
Starting in 1909 as a 26-bed facility in the Roanoke Valley, LewisGale has been dedicated to caring for and preserving life for more than a century. Today, our health system has grown to include four hospitals, two cancer centers, six outpatient centers, and 700 affiliated physicians. Our expansive network stretches from the Alleghany Highlands and Rockbridge County to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, giving us the privilege to serve more than 250,000 patients each year.

Our Mission and Vision at LewisGale above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. The vision of LewisGale is to be recognized as the healthcare provider and the employer of choice in Southwest Virginia.

If you are looking to work for a high-quality healthcare organization delivering services in the Southwest Virginia and New River Valley area, apply online and learn more.

At HCA, we believe our success is dependent on a Healthy Work Environment where caregivers, staff, administrators, physicians and volunteers are at the core of a patients-first culture. At the heart of everything we do is applying the same compassion and commitment we have for our patients to our co-workers and colleagues. We work hard to create a place where employees feel empowered to provide the best care possible and experience a rewarding career.

Our commitment to a Healthy Work Environment includes a focus on five key areas - Culture, Leadership, Voice, Compensation/Rewards and Staffing. We know if we do well in each of these areas, our employees will be able to provide the safest, highest-quality and most compassionate service to our patients.

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Evaluates patients according to physician referral.

Treats patients according to plan using conventional treatment methods.

Completes all patient documentation.

Initiates and documents patient teaching including family and/or significant others. Uses appropriate Patient Education documentation modality.

Demonstrates open and effective communication with other health care providers.

Demonstrates an active involvement in continuous learning.

Participates in activities that promote department operations and program development.

Committee involvement.

THOSE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS WITH AN (*) ARE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THIS JOB.
Position is required to have competence to assess, treat and/or care for the age groups indicated by check marks.

Legend:
____Birth - 1 Year = Neonatal/Infant
____1-11 Years = Child/Pediatric
__x__12-17 Years = Adolescent
__x__18-64 Years = Adult
__x__65 Years and over = Geriatric
__x__N/A - No responsibility to assess, treat or care for patients

EXPERIENCE
Required - None
Preferred - Previous experience in an acute care, outpatient, or rehab hospital.
EDUCATION
Required - Graduation from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy. Possession of a valid Virginia license to practice OT or in the process of obtaining licensure within 90 days though a traineeship and board exam. If licensure is not obtained within 90 days, the circumstances will be reviewed. CPR certification or within 90 days of employment.
Preferred - Advanced training in a specialty area related to specific patient populations.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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