Occupational Therapist, Non-Urban, PRN

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Overview:

Sentara Healthcare is hiring a Flexi Occupational Therapist to join our Life Care team in Barco, NC!

Hours/Shift: Flexi

Department/Position Overview: Sentara Life Care opened SNC-Currituck in 1988. The facility offers all skilled care beds and nursing facility care.

This center is located on Route 168 in Currituck County, N.C., convenient to activities rich in culture and natural heritage.

Features
  • Board-certified physicians available 24 hours a day
  • 75 long term care beds, plus 25 skilled nursing beds offering more specialized, acute care and individual attention, and two private rooms
  • Respite care services to provide a much-needed break for community caregivers
  • On-site dining and meal preparation services, including weekly buffet meals and on-site dietitian
  • Dedicated social workers, professional and experienced staff and specialty trained therapists provide special expertise, compassion and enthusiasm in older adult care
  • Recognized by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living as one of the best providers of long-term care with a silver award . The silver award recognizes achievement in quality.


Facility Highlights:
At Sentara Life Care, you have the opportunity to see how an interdisciplinary team functions to support the best care outcomes by working with physicians, social workers, dieticians, speech language pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, and more to deliver a holistic approach to an individual’s care. Our employees grow professionally on a daily basis by being exposed to many types of medical scenarios through our diverse population in Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing and the PACE Program. Come join our Sentara Life Care team today and be a part of our mission to improve healthcare every day!

Sentara Benefits:
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We’re setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE !

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

Keyword: OT, Life Care

Other
NBCOT (National Board Certification in Occupational Therapy) certification required within 6 months of eligibility. PACE specific incumbents for this position require a minimum of one year of experience working with the frail or elderly population. Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy preferred, NBCOT (National Board Certification in Occupational Therapy).

Responsibilities:

Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve functional mobility, relieve pain, improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury and help build or restore vocational/ daily living skills as well as general independence. Provides age appropriate education for clients and caregivers. Supervise and assume responsibility for care provided by identified team members.

Qualifications:

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Experience
None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Cert in Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapist

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Communication, Critical Thinking, Leadership, Mgmt of Material Resources, Mgmt of Staff Resources, Monitoring, Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, Technology/Computer, Time Management, Writing

Preferred: Learning Strategies

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