Occupational Therapist - Pediatrics (Wage/PRN)
Job ID: R0028552 | Allied Health Specialist | PRN | Charlottesville, VA
An Occupational Therapist consistently provides effective direct care to a variety of complex patients. In doing so, the Occupational Therapist acts as a role model and supervisor for junior staff and helps identify patients who have unmet occupational therapy needs. This level of therapist is focused on expanding clinical knowledge and skills beyond the entry level, sharing this knowledge through in-services, and participates as an active member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team. A therapist at this level acts as a role model and may supervise other staff. This level of therapist seeks, as well as provides, feedback for improved clinical practice and begins to assume a leadership role receiving mentoring in this process. Therapists at this level may be asked to contribute to performance appraisals.
  • Performs occupational therapy evaluations according to professional standards and departmental guidelines.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of intervention options and executes a program of skilled occupational therapy intervention.
  • Actively participates in professional growth of self and others.
  • Actively participates in quality improvement and program development.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Position Compensation Range: $50.00 - $50.00 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy required; graduate degree preferred.
  • Experience: 6 months of relevant experience.
  • Licensure: Licensed to practice in Occupational Therapy in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires frequently bending/stooping/traveling (distance: ½ mile). Proficient communication, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


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