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Job ID: 960539
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Occupational Therapy
Location: Greenville, NC
Shift: Not Applicable
Date Posted: Nov 23, 2022
About ECU Health
ECU Health is a mission-driven, 1,708-bed academic health care system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is comprised of 13,000 team members, nine hospitals and a physician group that encompasses over 1,100 academic and community providers practicing in over 180 primary and specialty clinics located in more than 130 locations.
The flagship ECU Health Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, and ECU Health Maynard Children’s Hospital serve as the primary teaching hospitals for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health and the Brody School of Medicine share a combined academic mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina through patient care, education and research.
Responsible for following established treatment plan established by the occupational therapist and providing Occupational Therapy treatments. These services are based on the patient/family preferences and the developmental needs, medical conditions and diseases as they affect patient care and recovery. The occupational therapy assistant will be responsible for maintaining patient care documentation and adherence to documentation guidelines. The occupational therapy assistant shall participate in patient care staffing and assist other team members in understanding the patient problems as related to the patient's occupational performance.
High School plus 2 yrs of formal education/experience is required. Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant is required- or higher.
Graduation from an accredited school with Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant.
Progressive and dynamic knowledge of Occupational Therapy and a willingness to participate in continuing education, to remain current in new theories of treatment. Ability to work with other health care professionals in a manner that will ensure continued cooperative efforts.
Certified by the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy Assistant(NBCOT) required.
OTA licensure with State of North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy (NCBOT) required.
At least one year of experience in a hospital or rehabilitation type setting is preferred to be employed as a Flat Rate Occupational Therapy Assistant.
As needed, no benefits.
It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.
Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.
We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.