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Occupational Therapist I (Per Diem)

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:The Rehabilitation Services Department at UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill, NC is accepting applications for an -Acute Care OT Per Diem position. This position will offer therapy services within a variety of acute care patient populations. The Occupational Therapist will work closely with a team of experienced OTs, OTAs, PTs, and PTAs in a large volume, fast-paced acute care environment. -Candidates must have excellent time management, communication and organizational skills. Clinical experience in acute care is strongly preferred. The selected candidate will work a minimum of 1 weekend day per month.Responsibilities:1. Completes OT documentation in the medical record per department guidelines and completes department records for billing and statistics2. Manages OT caseload with efficiency and efficacy3. Manages resources needed to perform OT treatment plan to accomplish the goals set for the patient4. Plans and coordinates clinical programs in response to patient needs, technologies, clinical practices, regulations and reimbursement. Provides regular communication with physicians, supervisor, and others regarding OT programs and patients served.5. Provides clinical supervision and teaching for OT students or staff. Plans orientation, caseload, and other learning activities. Provides regular feedback and coaching. Evaluates the learner's performance.6. Selects and performs appropriate Occupational Therapy (OT) evaluation procedures to identify and assess problems. Sets treatment goals and devises a treatment plan. Re-evaluates and adjusts the treatment plan in response to the patient's changing condition and discharge plans.Other InformationOther information:Education Requirements:--- Graduation from an accredited Occupational Therapy program.Licensure/Certification Requirements:--- Licensed as an Occupational Therapist in the state of North Carolina.Professional Experience Requirements:--- No prior experience required.Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:Job DetailsLegal Employer: STATEEntity: UNC Medical CenterOrganization Unit: Occupational Therapy Work Type: Per DiemStandard Hours Per Week: 8.00Flat Rate: $46.08 per hourWork Assignment Type: OnsiteWork Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: NoThis is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email applicant.accommodations@unchealth.unc.edu if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Occupational Therapist I (Per Diem), Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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