Occupational Therapist

  • Mission Health System
  • Highlands, NC 28741, USA
  • Dec 16, 2017
Healthcare

Job Description


*This position will include duties in the inpatient, outpatient, and skilled nursing settings*

Come home to a place where modern medicine meets pure poetry.

In the splendor of the western NC mountains, discover the Eckerd Living Center at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital. Where friends and neighbors care for one another in a community they've chosen as their own. Where the land reaches toward the sky, and our hidden gem of a hospital serves the people of Highlands, Cashiers, Scaly Mountain, Glenville, Sapphire and Toxaway near the Georgia and South Carolina borders.

Perhaps you're just starting your career and looking for a place to raise a family. Or maybe you're a seasoned professional looking for a different kind of balance in your life. Whoever you are, if you're possessed of a light heart, a can-do spirit, a tenderness toward others and a thirst for knowledge and growth, we think you'll find just what you're looking for here.

Come home, where you belong. Eckerd Living Center at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital.

Job Summary: Evaluates patients, develops care plan to treat patients, uses procedures and techniques to change condition/function consistent with the rehabilitation diagnosis and prognosis, supervises and coordinates therapeutic care and communicates evaluation results to patients, families and appropriate staff. Teaches and mentors other staff and participates in the management of resources for patient care and organizational improvement. May provide services off-site within the scope of the job description as needed by the department.

Required Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy

Preferred Education: None

Required License: Current North Carolina license to practice Occupational Therapy

Preferred License: None

Required Experience: None required - new graduate eligible

Preferred Experience: Clinical affiliations having a wide variety of acute care procedures, especially orthopedics, neurology, cardiopulmonary and care of burns/open wounds are helpful.