HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Occupational Therapist in Reston, Virginia

Reston Hospital Center* is a 187-bed hospital offering* a full range of medical services, including 24-hour emergency care, specializing in maternal/child health, surgical services, urological services, cancer care with state-of-the-art radiation therapy, rehabilitation therapy programs and a wide array of diagnostic imaging capabilities. Reston Hospital Center is a certified Stroke Center, certified Total Joint Center and the only accredited Chest Pain Center in Northern Virginia, as well as the only Hospital in Northern Virginia to receive Joint Commission designation as a Top Performer on Key Quality measures for three consecutive years.. We are dedicated to enhancing the health and quality of life in our community and we value teamwork and compassion across the spectrum of care.

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PURPOSE In accordance with a physician's order, assesses, evaluates, plans, and carries out occupational therapy programs in the hospital as well as satellite clinics to provide rehabilitation for physical and/or psychosocial impaired patients. Assist the patient in reaching their maximal reasonable level of function and to cope with their limitation

Job Functions

Administers clinical evaluations and plans appropriate treatment programs.
Adapts conventional Occupational Therapy techniques to meet the age appropriate need of each patient along with other specific needs based on his/her mental, physical, and emotional status. Establishes implements and modifies treatment plans and participates in discharge planning. Completes documentation in accordance with Rehabilitation Medicine policy and procedures.

Communicates effectively with patients, families, and staff

Maintains patient and staff confidentiality.

Designs and fits adaptive devices such as splints and braces for patient use.

Supervises students, provides clinical direction for assistants, technicians and volunteers.

QUALIFICATIONS Education: BS or MS in Occupational Therapy

Certification: Virginia Occupational Therapy License. BLS/ CPR required. Experience: Satisfactorily completed three clinical affiliations. Proficient in evaluation and treatment in basic ortho/neuro/ped. Must be receptive to patient education process and be creative in planning, teaching, and setting goals for patients. Must have good oral and written communication skills and proficient in documentation. Maintain professional appearance and show empathy and compassion for patients, families and personnel. Must be receptive and supportive of new ideas and able to work within a team environment.

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Occupational Therapist

Location: Virginia-Reston-Reston Hospital Center - Reston

Requisition ID: 08540-15307