Occupational Therapist Clin 1- Transitional Care Hospital
Job location: Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-02-16
An OT1 is an entry level occupational therapist who may be a new graduate or new to a medical setting. An OT1 provides safe and competent patient care at a basic level and shows growth in ability to care for increasingly complex patients. A therapist at this level requires consultation with more experienced clinicians and benefits from feedback regarding complex patient problems and coordination of care with the other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team. The OT1 is focused primarily on mastering general knowledge and skills. This therapist understands the OT’s role on the interdisciplinary team and is beginning to participate as a member. The OT1 may provide mentoring and guidance to support and other staff pending approval by his or her supervisor.
- 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.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy
Experience: No experience required
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.
Job requires frequently bending/stooping/walking (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.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.