Jul 12, 2022

Occupational Therapist Clin 2 - UVA Continuum Home Health

  • UVA Health System
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
Occupational Therapy

Job Description

An Occupational Therapist 2 consistently provides effective direct care to a variety of complex patients. In doing so the Therapist acts as a role model and supervisor for junior staff and helps identify patients who have unmet occupational therapy needs. A Therapist is focused on expanding clinical knowledge and skills beyond the entry level and sharing this knowledge through in-services and participates as an active member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team. The Therapist acts as a role model and may supervise other staff. This level of therapist seeks as well as provides feedback for improved clinical practice and begins to assume a leadership role receiving mentoring in this process. Therapists at this level may be asked to contribute to performance appraisals. The OT2 is expected to serve as a primary clinical instructor for students.

  • Performs occupational therapy evaluations according to professional standards and departmental guidelines.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of intervention options and executes a program of skilled occupational therapy intervention.
  • Actively participates in professional growth of self and others.
  • Actively participates in quality improvement and program development.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $76,398.40 - $122,241.60 Annual

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy
Experience: 6 months relevant experience.
Licensure: Licensed to practice in Occupational Therapy in the Commonwealth of Virginia. New grads must be licensed within 6 months of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required. Valid Driver's License required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires frequently bending/stooping/traveling (distance: ½ mile). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 – 50lbs. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease


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