Occ Therapist (PRN) | COA PT-OT Rehab-Brain Injury

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Occ Therapist (PRN)
Job ID: 6786
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Allied Health-Clinical
Location: Winston SAlem, NC North Carolina
Allied Health-Clinical, Medical, Healthcare5/28/2014OUTPATIENT REHAB PRN - on call as neededJob Summary: Provides comprehensive therapeutic patient care for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients to ensure positive patient outcomes. Educates the patient, significant others, and other health care providers to assure...

Job Description


PRN - on call as needed

Job Summary: Provides comprehensive therapeutic patient care for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients to ensure positive patient outcomes. Educates the patient, significant others, and other health care providers to assure continuity of the patient care plan. Interacts with other departments and members of the medical team in developing and implementing interdisciplinary patient care plans to ensure comprehensive medical care. Supervises occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant students to develop their clinical skills and ensure the delivery of quality patient care.

Education / Experience:

  • B.S. or M.S. degree from accredited occupational therapy school.
  • Previous hospital experience preferred.

Reports To: PT/OT Manager or Clinical Coordinator

Licensure, Certification and / or Registration:

  • Current licensure in the state of North Carolina.
  • CPR certification in Basic Life Support, Level C

Essential Functions:


Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building.

  • Following hospital policies and procedures.
  • Following departmental policies and procedures.
  • Contributing to the overall quality of services.
  • Assuming responsibility for keeping informed about changes in policies and procedures.


Provides patient care assessment and treatment.

  • Ensures patient evaluations and treatments are comprehensive, functional, and according to the standard of practice.
  • Provides sound professional judgment in interpreting the evaluation results and establishing an acceptable treatment plan with realistic goals.
  • Encourages patients and significant others in setting goals.
  • Recognizes and responds to changes in the patient's physiologic state.
  • Recommends next level of care.
  • Ensures quality patient outcomes.
  • Supervises support staff assisting with patient care by providing direction and feedback.


Maintains accurate documentation.

  • Completes written patent evaluations, progress notes, and discharge notes per policy.
  • Ensures accurate and timely documentation of patient/family education, charges and departmental statistics, and ICD-9 codes as appropriate.
  • Maintains patient records in a systematic order and documentation is legible.
  • Ensures that documentation is legible.


Meets department financial and productivity standards.

  • Understands the budgeted expectation.
  • Maintains productivity standards
  • Adjusts individual schedules to meet the needs of the patient and department.


Communicates effectively.

  • Communicates in a professional and timely manner with patients, physicians, staff, and all external customers.
  • Responds to questions by staff.
  • Promotes an open atmosphere of communication.
  • Shares information learned from seminars.
  • Informs supervisor of issues and resolutions to potential problems.
  • Communicates information with patient and family and ensures understanding.


Provides appropriate patient care in accordance with age/developmental guidelines.

  • Demonstrates age/developmentally specific knowledge, skills, and abilities for the patients served.
  • Utilizes knowledge of age/developmentally specific data when assessing patients.
  • Interprets age/developmentally specific response to treatment/activity accurately.
  • Maintains competence related to age/developmentally specific patient care by regularly updating knowledge of growth and development and the aging process.

Skills and Qualifications:

Able to communicate on a professional level with physicians, nurses, and other health care providers and provide quality care for patients.

Able to communicate with patients of all age groups and significant others appropriate to the level of comprehension.

Has knowledge, clinical skills, and understanding of the patient throughout the entire span of life.

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-0175. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at accommodationrequest@wakehealth.edu.

It is the policy of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

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