Occupational Therapist (OT)
- Elkin, NC
- Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital
- Rehabilitation Services
- Full Time - 1st Shift
- Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
- Req #: 5093-3491
- Posted: July 18, 2020
The Occupational Therapist is responsible for completing evaluations, developing written treatment plans, and providing ongoing treatments that are designed to improve the patients functional status in conjunction with the overall treatment objectives.
Education and Formal Training: Registered by the American Occupational Therapy Association or successfully complete the educational requirements of OT and Licensed in the state of North Carolina/Certificate required. Participates in annual CPR certification.
Work Experience: Prefer a minimum of two years as an Occupational Therapist, but new graduates are accepted.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Maintains a high level of mental and emotional tolerance and even temperament when dealing with ill people; uses tact, sensitivity, sound judgment, and a professional attitude when relating with patients, families, and co-workers at all times. Actively functions as a patient advocate. Must have thorough knowledge of all necessary patient assessment techniques, treatment techniques and the operation and maintenance of all unit specific equipment. CPR certification is required along with general knowledge of fire, safety, disaster, and infection control policies and procedures. Demonstrates an ability to respond to changing workloads and performs in an accurate and precise manner in crisis and emergency situations when time is critical.