Occupational Therapist, Outpatient Rehab
About CarolinaEast Medical Center
CarolinaEast Health System is dedicated to quality and compassionate care across the Coastal Carolina region. The flagship of the health system is a 350 bed full service medical center housing a complete complement of inpatient and outpatient services with the latest technology. CarolinaEast Health System employs 2,500 dedicated team members. We have physician practices in various specialties spanning four counties. Our employees create a culture of excellence that connects our patients to the same level of care that is usually found at larger medical centers while maintaining a friendly, community feel throughout our facilities. CarolinaEast offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full time employees as well as benefits to part time plus and part time employees.
Job Summary: The Staff Occupational Therapist is responsible for the organization and implementation of medically prescribed Occupational Therapy treatment programs evaluating patients for appropriate exercises and activities, constructing appropriate splints and adaptive devices, and evaluating and documenting the patient's progress related to rehabilitation. He/she also helps the patient reach his/her maximum performance and assume a place in society while learning to live within the limits of his/her capabilities. All duties and responsibilities are to be carried out with empathy and compassion towards patients and their families as well as co-workers.
Minimum Requirements: BS/MS/OTD in Occupational Therapy from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy. Must be registered with the National Certification Board of Occupational Therapy. Current license from the North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners. Experience preferred but not required. The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age, specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's departmental policies and procedures.
** Relocation up to $5,000.00 for full time candidates per HR guidelines
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