Position Description

+ OT Occupational Therapist Full Time
Location Spartanburg Rehabilitation Institute - Spartanburg, SC
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Are you looking for an exciting therapy position that will challenge you and encourage your personal and professional growth? Are you seeking an opportunity to make a significant impact in the lives of your patients and their families?

We have a great opportunity for a Full Time Occupational Therapist at our 40 bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Spartanburg, South Carolina!

Spartanburg Rehabilitation Institute is seeking OT's to join our team!

Our Passion: We follow Ernest Health’s Guiding Principles, and at SRI we value teamwork, respect, and are connected at our core by the treatment needs of our patients. At our state-of-the-art 40 bed facility, we specialize in rehabilitative services for patients with functional deficits such as stroke, multi-trauma, spinal cord injury, brain injury, orthopedic surgeries, neurologic conditions, and other impairments. 

Nationally Recognized: We are passionate patient caregivers and from 2014-2018, SRI ranked in the top 10% of inpatient rehabilitation facilities nationwide with respect to our patient outcomes.

 

Position Summary:

Evaluates patients and helps them improve basic motor functions and reasoning abilities, but also compensate for permanent loss of function by teaching them to perform tasks in their daily living and working environments. These patients may have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabling. May also assist patients in selecting appropriate adaptive equipment and assistive devices.  Integrates the hospital’s mission and “Guiding Principles” into daily practice.

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Current licensure as an Occupational Therapist required

  • Basic Life Support/CPR card required

  • One year of experience in the care of patients in rehabilitation hospital setting preferred.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of treatment costs and financial support as they relate to quality and efficiency.

  • Demonstrates competency in the provision of care according to established standards

  • Demonstrates appropriate application of age specific standards, policies and procedures and guidelines in caring for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients

  • Demonstrates general computer skills including: data entry, word processing, email, and record management.

  • Leadership skills in delegating, organizing, and educating coworkers and staff.

  • Effective organizational and time management skills.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to maintain proper levels of confidentiality.

  • Ability to work closely and professionally with others.

  • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.

 

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