Occupational Therapist II
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- Entity: Valley Regional Enterprises
- Shift: Day
Who We Are
Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.
A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.
We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.
What You Will Do:
The home health rehab therapist provides direct patient care in the patient's home environment as part of a multidisciplinary team including nursing, PT, OT, speech, social work and home health techs. The therapist will evaluate patients and use professional judgment to design the individualized plan of care which best meets the patient's needs. The therapist will provide direct, one-on-one patient care, and will also supervise care provided by assistants. The home health agency relies heavily on technology; email is a primary means of communication and the therapist will use a laptop to complete documentation in an electronic record. The patient population varies widely across the spectrums of acuity, age, and diagnosis. The therapist works under the direction of a clinical team manager with support from a rehab clinical coordinator. Employment begins with a 4-6 week orientation with a seasoned preceptor to ensure that the clinician is well prepared when they begin treating on their own. Additional job duties include performance improvement opportunities, policy and procedure review and development, research, etc. Working in home health provides endless variety of setting, scenery, and clinical challenges, and provides a unique opportunity to enter and work within the real life environments of our patients, bringing meaningful change to their daily lives.
What You Will Bring:
Bachelors or Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy. Has completed CI credentialing course, home study adult learning course, or equivalent (up to one year to complete after hire or after advancing to Clinical II level).
Minimum two years of clinical experience (4,160 hours).
Certification & Licensures
OT licensure or eligible in Virginia required *
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required **
Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
* Licensure in the State of West Virginia may be required depending upon geographical area assigned. ** New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.
Basic computer and keyboarding skills or participation in computer training within the first year of employment. Competent to successfully interact with patients, according to their special needs which may apply based upon the age of the patient served. Must have access to transfer electronic data. Must not have been convicted of or have pending charges of any barrier crimes.
What You Will Get:
- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance
*some benefits are subject to change due to job status
We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.
Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police or WV State Background and Fingerprinting (WV Cares) (applicable state)
3rd party Background Check
Central Registry *required prior to working with minors
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