Occupational Therapist - UVA Continuum Home Health
Allied, Home Care | PRN/Wage |
Relocation assistance available per UVA Medical Center policy.

UVA Health is rapidly expanding its facilities and services. To keep up with this growth, we invite experienced occupational therapists to explore new career-defining opportunities with us.

A rewarding quality of life awaits you in C-Ville: Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville, Virginia is one of the nation’s most charming and picturesque places to live and work. It’s a big city that is sophisticated, yet small-town friendly. And our Dual career program assists spouses/partners to identify local employment opportunities.

An OT consistently provides effective direct care to a variety of complex patients. In doing so the OT acts as a role model and supervisor for junior staff and helps identify patients who have unmet occupational therapy needs. An OT is focused on expanding clinical knowledge and skills beyond the entry level and sharing this knowledge through in-services and participates as an active member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team. The OT 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. The OT is expected to serve as a primary clinical instructor for students.

  • 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.
Position Compensation Range: $50.00 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Six months of experience is preferred
  • Licensed to practice in Occupational Therapy in VA.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.
Physical Demands: Job requires standing and sitting for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping, reaching (overhead, extensive, and repetitive). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 50 - 100lbs. May be exposed to, fumes, cold, heat, radiation, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
Join UVA and enjoy:
  • Competitive pay and paid time off
  • Generous wellness (Hoo’s Well) and health, dental and vision benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Short-term and long-term disability plans
  • Superior retirement program
  • 403(b) and 457 Savings Program
  • Relocation assistance for moves over 50 miles
  • Dual career program to assist spouses/partners identify local employment opportunities
  • Continuing-education assistance
  • In-house certification/recertification (ACLS, PALS, TNSS and others)
  • Annual certification pay, up to $300
  • Uteam recognition program
  • Caregiving assistance with back-up care available for infants through the elderly
  • And much more. 
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About our expansion.

UVA Health’s new 425,000-square-foot, six-story tower is a beacon for medical advancement. This impressive new facility features an expanded Emergency Department/level 1 trauma center and surgical suites; patient prep, recovery and interventional rooms; mostly private rooms for every patient; and much more. We’re also renovating 95,000 square feet of existing hospital space.

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UVA Health System has one of the nation’s most diverse workforces. We are a close-knit, collaborative team that values your expertise, opinions and contributions and that puts patients at the center of everything we do. Our proven patient-first focus has earned us Magnet® designation and many other recognitions in recent years.

Quality of Life

Charlottesville, Virginia is one of the nation’s most charming and picturesque places to live and work. Our area boasts many excellent restaurants, wineries and craft breweries; historic sites; Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive; and a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods, as well as urban and rural locations. Public transportation is excellent, and you’re just a short drive from the beach or Washington, D.C.