Occupational Therapist, Staff-Inpatient Rehab(Sun-Thurs, full-time)

WakeMed Raleigh, NC
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, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's 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 age-appropriate treatment plan accordingly. The primary setting for this position is the 98 bed Rehab Hospital on the Raleigh campus and may be required to cover other areas of the WakeMed Rehab continuum as needed. Populations served include stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, other neurological issues as well as post-surgical orthopedics, multi-trauma and debility for both adult and pediatric populations.

Experience Requirements:

experience in Rehab Hospital environment with preference given to OTs with experience in Spinal Cord injury and/ or Pediatrics (4-17 years old)

Education Required:

Bachelor's Degree Occupational Therapy Required - And Master's Degree Occupational Therapy Preferred

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

Licensed Occupational Therapist Required - And Maintain Vehicle Operator Insurability Preferred

Hours of Work: Sun - Thurs each weekly 7:00am- 3:30pm

Weekend Requirements: Every Weekend

Call Requirements: none