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Occupational Therapist in Spartanburg, SC at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/28/2018

Job Description

Job Summary

The Staff Occupational Therapist evaluates  and treats patients by physician referral per accepted practice standards.  He/She plans treatment programs and performs therapy procedures to restore function, prevent disability and maximize the potential and quality of life following disease, injury or surgery.  He/She delegates patients to COTAs and performs re-evaluations per department policy.  He/She appropriately modifies treatment plans and procedures specific to infancy, toddler, preschool, school age, adolescence, early adult, middle adult, late adult patients, uses appropriate communication techniques for specific age groups and applies knowledge of Growth and Development and the aging process to achieve optimal results.  He/She supervises COTAs, Rehab Techs and students.  He/She participates in community presentations, staff in-services and other departmental activities as requested by the Occupational Therapy/Speech-Language Pathology Manager and/or Director of Regional Rehabilitation Services.

Job Requirements

BS/MS in Occupational Therapy.  Must be registered with NBCOT (National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy, Inc.) and be eligible for South Carolina Licensure.  Must be able to adjust communication, both verbal and non-verbal, to interact appropriately and effectively with a variety of age groups including neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.