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Occupational Therapist I (Per Diem)

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Burlington
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionBecome part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
UNC Hospitals Rehabilitation Service Line is accepting applications for a per diem Adult Neuro Occupational Therapist I in an outpatient clinic with clinical experience in adult neurological disorders including stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and multi-trauma. Additional conditions include ALS, MDA, CMT, long COVID, MS, and Parkinson's disease. Some of the specialized occupational therapy services available to our adult neuro caseloads include: simulated driving evaluations, wheelchair and equipment evaluations, functional electrical stimulation, hand splinting, and low-vision.The selected candidate will work closely with an experienced group of physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists and social work as part of our Outpatient team. Excellent time management, communication, flexibility, and organizational skills are required in this fast paced environment. Good leadership skills are needed to coordinate patient care coverage with other disciplines within the UNC Healthcare System and academic institutions across the state. The selected will work at least 16 hours per week with flexible days and hours depending on candidate availability and clinic needs.
Responsibilities:
1. Completes OT documentation in the medical record per department guidelines and completes department records for billing and statistics
2. Manages OT caseload with efficiency and efficacy
3. Manages resources needed to perform OT treatment plan to accomplish the goals set for the patient
4. Plans and coordinates clinical programs in response to patient needs, technologies, clinical practices, regulations and reimbursement. Provides regular communication with physicians, supervisor, and others regarding OT programs and patients served.
5. Provides clinical supervision and teaching for OT students or staff. Plans orientation, caseload, and other learning activities. Provides regular feedback and coaching. Evaluates the learner's performance.
6. Selects and performs appropriate Occupational Therapy (OT) evaluation procedures to identify and assess problems. Sets treatment goals and devises a treatment plan. Re-evaluates and adjusts the treatment plan in response to the patient's changing condition and discharge plans.
Other InformationOther information:
Education Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited Occupational Therapy program.Licensure/Certification Requirements:
    • Licensed as an Occupational Therapist in the state of North Carolina.Professional Experience Requirements:
      • No prior experience required.Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
        Job DetailsLegal Employer: STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
        Organization Unit: Occupational Ther-OP BordersWork Type: Per Diem
        Standard Hours Per Week: 16.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Burlington , Occupational Therapist I (Per Diem), Healthcare , Burlington, North Carolina

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