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Occupational Therapist-Inpatient Rehabilitation PRN-Weekends

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTIONInova Mt. Vernon's Inpatient Rehabilitation Program is seeking a PRN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST to provide care to a diverse adult population. We specialize in stroke and brain injury as well as spinal cord injury, cardiopulmonary debility, post-operative orthopedic care, oncology, multi-trauma, etc. Inova is invested in evidenced based practices and the use of equipment and technology to support our patients' advancement towards their functional goals including, but not limited to: XCite multi-channel FES, Bioness FMES, Bioness Integrated Technology System (BITS), Driving simulator, ReoGo Robotic Arm, Mobile Arm Support systems, Zero-G suspended gait trainor, NeuroCom Balance System, etc.As an Occupational Therapist - pro re nata (PRN) Weekend, you will select evaluation and treatment methods that are appropriate to the diagnosis, age group and physical/emotional status of patients in addition to formulating appropriate treatment plans. To help achieve our mission, you will adhere to department policies regarding timeframe, form and content of written evaluations, progress notes and discharge summaries. Communicating effectively with patients, families, medical staff, care team members, students, supervisors and outside contacts is required. Completing all administrative tasks and other responsibilities in support of the operating unit while demonstrating essential skill competencies in the use of treatment modalities, equipment and protocols is of vital importance. Performing re-evaluations according to department guidelines while adjusting the treatment plan is expected.

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Job Responsibilities

Completes daily progress notes that reflect patients' responses to treatment, actual performance and an assessment as to their status, relevant to the treatment plan, and eventual discharge needs and treatment summaries if needed. Formulates comprehensive treatment plans to improve functional status of patients and addresses reasons for referrals. Completes discharge notes that include a summary of the course of treatment, progress toward goals, discharge needs, recommendations for follow-up and patient and/or family education. Documents clearly, concisely and legibly within established time frames (e.g. allows other therapists to continue treatment, allows for interpretation by payers, supports reimbursement). Contacts families, physicians or other healthcare team members in anticipation of specials needs for patients/families in a timely manner to facilitate effective treatment plans. Provides educational materials and methods appropriate to patients' levels of understanding and motivation. Gives appropriate instruction and supervision to assistive personnel consistent with program/clinic policy and regulatory requirements. Applies knowledge of therapeutic techniques during the evaluation and throughout the course of treatment while adjusting the treatment plan regularly/appropriately as patients status change. Develops goals and treatment plans that reflect the evaluation findings and are prioritized based on input from patients, families and team members.

Requirements: New graduate Occupational Therapy eligible. One year of experience in Inpatient Rehab preferred. Education : Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy. Master's Degree Preferred Certification : BLS certified through the American Heart Association. Licensure: Virginia License required upon start

ABOUT USInova is Northern Virginia's leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare - every time, every touch - to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova's 22,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.

_Inova Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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, pregnancy (including childbirth, pregnancy-related conditions and lactation), race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by law._Job Type: Full-timePay: $56.65 - $61.80 per hourBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shiftWork setting: In-personWork Location: In person

Keywords: Inova Health System, Alexandria , Occupational Therapist-Inpatient Rehabilitation PRN-Weekends, Healthcare , Alexandria, Virginia

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