Carolinas HealthCare System
Job Req ID: 149597
Position Number: 00148113
Employment Type: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40.00
Department Name: OP Rehab Pineville
Location: Carolinas Rehabilitation Main
Provides patient evaluation and care planning. Delivers patient care appropriate to age specific and other population needs under the plan and supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist (OT). Provides clinical leadership.
*Assesses and documents patient's medical, mental and emotional needs at admission and on an on-going basis. *Develops and implements a plan of care to meet patient and family needs, to include discharge planning and utilization of available resources. *Acts as patient advocate; treats patients and families with compassion and implements plan of care in a safe and timely manner. *Demonstrates clinical reasoning, coupled with clinical skills to conduct accurate clinical assessments and perform patient care activities; evaluates effectiveness of therapy interventions, identifies and prioritizes patient/family strengths, needs and priorities. *Identifies the normal course of illness in assigned patient population recognizing and intervening appropriately when deviations occur. *Communicates patient information and thoroughly documents therapist's actions and plan of care. *Provides clinical leadership and mentoring.
Requires ability to hear (corrected) and have vision (corrected). Requires ability to push patients in a wheelchair or stretcher. Requires lifting up to 20 lbs. frequently, 50 lbs. occasionally, and 100 lbs. infrequently. Requires sitting, standing, and, walking. Requires ability to climb stairs, kneel, twist, bend, crouch, crawl and reach overhead. Requires ability to transfer patients and demonstrate appropriate exercise and activities to patients/caregivers. Possible exposure to hazardous chemicals, blood, and body fluids.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATIONS
Bachelors Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited Occupational Therapy program required. NC license for OT required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required. Expertise in Oncology Rehab and Lymphedema highly preferred.
At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
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Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer
Carolinas HealthCare System
Website : http://www.carolinashealthcare.org/
Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation's leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, provides a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout North and South Carolina. Our diverse network of more than 791 care locations includes academic medical centers, hospitals, healthcare pavilions, physician practices, destination centers, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, nursing homes, and hospice and palliative care. Carolinas HealthCare System works to improve and enhance the overall health and wellbeing of its communities through high quality patient care, education and research programs, and a variety of collaborative partnerships and initiatives. Carolinas HealthCare System is an outgrowth of a community hospital originally founded in 1940. Since that time Carolinas HealthCare System has grown into one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive systems, with more than 60,000 full-time and part-time employees, more than 7,460 licensed beds (acute care and post-acute care), and an annual budget exceeding $7.7 billion (comparable to many Fortune 500 companies).