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Occupational Therapist - $38-67 per hour

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Falls Church
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Inova Health System is seeking a Occupational Therapist for a job in Falls Church, Virginia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Occupational Therapist
  • Discipline: Therapy
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: days
  • Employment Type: StaffJoin the Inova Fairfax Hospital as an Occupational Therapist! Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of the organization and Hospital, recognized for excellence and innovation. This is an INPATIENT ADULT ACUTE CARE UNIT. MUST HAVE HOSPITAL INPATIENT EXPERIENCE. We are a collaborative team with plenty opportunities for clinical growth and development demonstrated by through onboarding orientation, mentorship, continuing education, Clinical Advancement Ladder, CEU's and Department In-services.As an Occupational Therapist, you will adhere to department policies regarding timeframe, form and content of written evaluations, progress notes and discharge summaries. To help achieve our mission, you will communicate effectively with patients, family, medical staff, care team members, students, supervisors and outside contacts while completing all administrative tasks and other responsibilities in support of the operating unit.Job Responsibilities- Documents evaluation results clearly and completely according to department policy.- Completes daily progress notes that reflect patients' responses to treatment, actual performance and an assessment as to status, relevant to the treatment plan, and eventual discharge needs and treatment summaries if needed.- Completes discharge notes that include a summary of the course of treatment, progress toward goals, discharge needs, recommendations for follow-up and patient and/or family education.- Communicates effectively with patients, families, medical staff, care team members, students, supervisors and outside contacts.- Provides educational materials and methods appropriate to patients' level of understanding and motivation.- Demonstrates essential skill competencies in the use of treatment modalities, equipment and protocols. Performs re-evaluations according to department guidelines - adjusting the treatment plan as needed.- Showcases current knowledge of the application of therapeutic techniques and evaluation methods.- Assumes complete responsibility over the course of Occupational Therapy patient management from the time of initial contact to discharge for functional progress, safety and treatment outcomes.Requirements:Education: B.S. in Occupational Therapy, Masters PreferredCertification: BLS through American Heart Association (AHA)Licensure: VA License requiredSpecial Skills: Basic computer knowledge, proficient in English verbal and written skillInova Job ID #647532. Posted job title: occupational therapist 1 - acute care

Keywords: Inova Health System, Washington DC , Occupational Therapist - $38-67 per hour, Healthcare , Falls Church, DC

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