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Occupational Therapist PRN Wkday

Mount Vernon Hospital 620545 Part Time 2501 Parkers Lane, Alexandria, VA, 22306, US
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Job Description

Opportunity to earn extra money for the holidays by joining our OUTPATIENT NEURO REHAB CLINIC!! The shifts are weekdays, no weekends! Bring your best to our best and help our patients on their journey to full recovery. We are looking for previous experience in an outpatient rehab facility.  We offer mentorship, state of the art equipment and a small close knit community.  

As an Occupational Therapist – pro re nata (PRN) Weekday, you will adhere to department policy regarding time frame, form and content of written evaluations, progress notes and discharge summaries. To help achieve our mission, you will communicate effectively with patients, families, medical staff, care team members, students, supervisors and outside contacts. Completing all administrative tasks and other responsibilities in support of the operating unit is expected. Demonstrating essential skill competencies in the use of treatment modalities, equipment and protocols is of vital importance. Your ability to perform re-evaluations according to department guidelines, while adjusting the treatment plan, is required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Documents the results of the evaluation clearly and completely, including all essential elements according to department policy.
  • Completes daily progress notes that reflect patient's response to treatment, actual performance, and an assessment as to status, relevant to the treatment plan and eventual discharge needs and treatment summaries if needed as evidenced by chart review.
  • 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 as evidenced by chart review and team feedback.
  • Documents clearly, concisely and legibly within established time frames (e.g. allows other therapists to continue treatment, allows for interpretation by payers, supports reimbursement) as evidenced by chart review.
  • Documents evidence of patient and family/caregiver education as evidenced by chart review.
  • Communicates effectively with patients, family, medical staff, care team members, students, supervisors and outside contacts. Contacts families, physicians or other healthcare team members in anticipation of specials needs of the patients or family in a timely manner to facilitate effective treatment plans as evidenced by observation, chart review and team feedback.
  • Provides educational materials and methods appropriate to the patient's level of understanding and motivation as evidenced by chart review, observation and team feedback. Includes family/caregiver in education and training as appropriate as evidenced by observation and documentation.
  • Demonstrates collaboration in communication with team members and is open to feedback and receptive to change as evidenced by team feedback.
 



Requirements:

Experience: New graduate occupational therapist (Prefer 1-year of experience) 

Education: Bachelor’s Occupational Therapy (Masters preferred)

Certification: Certification: BLS through American Heart Association (AHA)

Licensure: Eligible for Virginia Licensure