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Occupl Therapy Assist (FR) I - As Needed

Job ID: 954132
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Oct 25, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital of Vidant Health, which provides services to 1.4 million people in 29 counties throughout eastern North Carolina. Vidant Medical Center is a fully accredited Level-1 Trauma Center with 900+ beds and over 7,000 employees. The state-of-the-art medical center provides acute, intermediate rehabilitation, outpatient services, and Home Health and Hospice services.

Vidant Medical Center is the only rehabilitation center in eastern NC with specialty units for Stroke Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Brain Injury, Neuro and Spinal Cord Injury. Vidant Medical Center also has 6 CARF accredited programs. Programs and equipment include Lokomat, ZeroG Harness, Bioness, and Biodex.

Position Summary

Responsible for following established treatment plan established by the occupational therapist and providing Occupational Therapy treatments. These services are based on the patient/family preferences and the developmental needs, medical conditions and diseases as they affect patient care and recovery. The occupational therapy assistant will be responsible for maintaining patient care documentation and adherence to documentation guidelines. The occupational therapy assistant shall participate in patient care staffing and assist other team members in understanding the patient problems as related to the patient's occupational performance.

Minimum Requirements

High School plus 2 yrs of formal education/experience is required. Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant is required.

Graduation from an accredited school with Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant.

Progressive and dynamic knowledge of Occupational Therapy and a willingness to participate in continuing education, to remain current in new theories of treatment. Ability to work with other health care professionals in a manner that will ensure continued cooperative efforts.

Certified by the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy Assistant(NBCOT) required.

OTA licensure with State of North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy (NCBOT) required.

At least one year of experience in a hospital or rehabilitation type setting is preferred to be employed as a Flat Rate Occupational Therapy Assistant.

Other Information

As needed no benefits.  Weekend rotation and some weekdays

This position is in General Rehab/SCI 

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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