About WakeMed Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated Magnet by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, womens and childrens services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Childrens Hospital, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Childrens Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMeds team of more than 8,200 employees, 250 employed physicians, 1,500 volunteers, 1,200 affiliated physicians use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health Position Information The Occupational Therapist provides occupational therapy services by evaluating patients, establishing and implementing effective treatment plans with functional treatment goals, providing patient education and exercise/activity programs, constructing appropriate orthotic devices and educating in use of adaptive equipment. Position is responsible for observing, evaluating and documenting the results of treatment interventions and modifying the treatment plan accordingly and provides age specific direct patient care according to the departments scope of service. The Option 2 Occupational Therapist will work in all areas of the rehab continuum: Acute Care Rehab Services (Raleigh/Cary), Rehab Hospital, Outpatient Rehab and other areas as assigned. Populations served include stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, other neurological issues, as well as post-surgical orthopedics, cardiac, multi-trauma and debility for both adult and pediatric populations. This position is in the Therapy Services Supplemental Pool and has minimum shift availability requirements per calendar year. Experience Requirements : 2 Years Clinical - Occupational Therapy Preferred Education Required : Bachelors Degree Occupational Therapy Or Masters Degree Occupational Therapy Required Licensure/Certification Requirements : Licensed Occupational Therapist Required Hours of Work : Varies 7-5:30 Weekend Requirements : As Needed Call Requirements : None
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Founded in 1961 as the Memorial Hospital of Wake County, today WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a three-hospital, 919-bed private not-for-profit health system based in Raleigh, North Carolina. We are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care. As both a community asset and a community leader, we play an active role in making our community a better place to live, work and play. It all starts with putting patients and families at the forefront with wellness services and education, safe, high-quality care, advanced medical technology and compassionate services – all delivered by a team of mission-driven physicians, employees, administrators and volunteers. WakeMed is the leading provider of health care services in Wake County, and we are the only hospital system based in Wake County. Since Wake County is our home, we greatly enhance the economic viability of our communities through the competitive wages paid to our nearly 8,500 employees and through the goods and services purchased. As a private not-for-profit, we are continuously reinvesting in services and facilities to improve access for the members of the community we serve.