• 05 Mar 2015 11:20 AM | Tony Doucet (Administrator)

    Occupational Therapist and COTA (Montclair, VA)
    Outpatient Children's and Adult Therapy Center

    Compensation:  Per Billable Hours ($50-$60)
    Contract Job Internship Part-Time
    Telecommuting Okay

    OT therapy services to occur in an outpatient clinic. Therapist(s) are paid on a per session basis (billable hours) working with a large variety of populations in individual, small group, & co-treatment sessions.  Also, telepractice therapy opportunities as well. 

    Hours: 

    • Saturdays (2 per month) from 9:00am - 1:00pm
    • Mondays from 3:00pm-6:00pm

    Requirements:

    • VA State Licence and OTR-L
    • COTA's are welcomed to apply, Rate: $ per billable hours

    To Apply for this Position:

  • 05 Mar 2015 11:00 AM | Tony Doucet (Administrator)

    Create a healthier world, one person at a time.

    Maximize your talents in an innovative setting. Leverage your healthcare and business skills to improve the lives of others. Make the world a healthier place, with Healthways. As the largest independent global provider of well-being solutions, we use the science of behavior change to produce positive results for our clients. Join us, and see the big difference you can make.

    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST CLINICAL REVIEWER - Sterling, Virginia
    30-40 hours/week

    Reporting to the Senior Medical Director for PT/OT Services, you will provide utilization review and management services, as well as general clinical support to the Healthways Physical Medicine Utilization Management Program. Additional responsibilities include specific UR/UM services encompassing pre- and post-service medical necessity reviews, reconsideration, and appeals. You will also have the opportunity to:

    • Perform assigned pre-service clinical peer reviews.
    • Perform post-service clinical peer reviews of out-of-network claims.
    • Conduct peer-to-peer discussions, reconsideration, and appeal reviews.
    • Participate in group reviewer meetings.
    • Take part in the quarterly Inter-Rater Reliability Assessment process.
    • Complete the annual performance review process.
    • Maintain compliance with organizational and state/federal regulatory requirements.

    Requirements:

    • Current, active, unrestricted professional license to practice as an occupational therapist in at least one state within the United States
    • Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate degree in occupational therapy
    • Five or more years of experience in clinical practice
    • Strong business and organizational skills
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents, including company policies and procedures, and medical records
    • Strong leadership, analytical/problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills
    • Ability to apply clinical criteria and medical-necessity guidelines, and interpret instructions furnished in various formats
    • PC proficiency, including MS Office suite and UR/UM applications


    Preferred:

    • Additional credentials or advanced clinical training in occupational therapy or certification in UR/UM
    • Specialized training in occupational therapy and rehabilitation
    • Experience in utilization review, utilization management, and quality assurance and/or health plan experience


    Healthways offers the competitive pay, fitness programs, and opportunities for professional, community, and personal development you would expect of an industry leader.

    Apply Today.

    Please send resumes to Susan.Stein@healthways.com

    You may also apply online at www.healthways.com/careers

    We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

  • 26 Feb 2015 1:01 PM | Tony Doucet (Administrator)

    Founding Occupational Therapy Program Director/Department Chair

    The School of Health Sciences at Emory & Henry College invites applications for the position of Founding Program Director and Department Chair for its developing Occupational Therapy Program. The position is a full-time, 12-month position with a start date of July 1, 2015.

    About the College:

    Founded in 1836, Emory & Henry College is a small, prestigious, nationally-ranked liberal arts college in Emory, Virginia. With a collegial, interdisciplinary faculty, strong community ties, and a nationally recognized commitment to civic engagement, Emory & Henry has long been known as one of 44 schools in Loren Pope’s Colleges That Change Lives and has a two-time Forbes ranking among the top 25 faculties in the nation.

    About the School of Health Sciences:

    The E&H School of Health Sciences was established in 2014 with the goal of preparing highly qualified health care professionals, with a focus on meeting the health care needs of the citizens within the underserved region of Southwest Virginia. The School is located on the former campus of the Smyth County Community Hospital in Marion, Virginia, which is 20 miles north of the main E&H campus. The 15-acre Health Sciences campus includes a 14,000 square foot, newly renovated building that currently houses the developing DPT program. This facility includes classrooms, skills laboratories, a state-of-the art cadaver laboratory, and faculty offices. Renovation of the main Health Sciences building is scheduled for completion in 2016. This facility is designed to promote interprofessional education and will house the School's occupational therapy and physician assistant programs, as well as other planned allied health education programs. To date, the School of Health Sciences has received over $6.9 million dollars from local, state and regional sources to support the development of its allied health education programs.

    Responsibilities:

    The Founding Program Director will also serve as the Chair for the Department of Occupational Therapy and will be responsible for providing leadership and vision for the developing academic program. The Program Director/Chair will be responsible for the following as they relate to the academic program and the Department of Occupational Therapy:

    • Achieving and maintaining accreditation from ACOTE.
    • Coordinating the recruitment, selection and development of qualified faculty and staff.
    • Directing the planning, implementation and continuous evaluation of the curriculum.
    • Directing the design, implementation and continuous evaluation of a comprehensive outcomes assessment plan.
    • Directing the recruitment, admission, and retention of students.
    • Managing the day-to-day operations of the OT Program.
    • Managing the OT Program’s fiscal and physical resources.


    Qualifications:

    Applicants must possess an earned doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, OTD) from a regionally accredited institution and be licensed in Virginia (or eligible for licensure) as an occupational therapist.  Applicants must also have a minimum of 8 years of experience in the field of occupational therapy that includes:  1) clinical practice as an occupational therapist; 2) administrative experience including, but not limited to, program planning and implementation, personnel management, evaluation and budgeting; 3) scholarship; and 4) at least 3 years of full-time college/university teaching experience. 

    Applications and Nominations:

    The Search Committee invites nominations, applications (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of five references) or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the E&H School of Health Sciences (electronic submissions preferred). Confidential review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted to the search firm prior to March 1, 2015.

    Katie Bain, Vice President
    Jacob Anderson, Associate
    Parker Executive Search
    5 Concourse Parkway Suite 2900
    Atlanta, GA 30328
    Phone: (770) 804-1996 X 111; Fax: (770) 804-1917
    kbain@parkersearch.com || janderson@parkersearch.com
    www.parkersearch.com

     

    Emory & Henry College seeks a diverse faculty and staff. Emory & Henry is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • 26 Feb 2015 12:47 PM | Tony Doucet (Administrator)

    Are you ready for a FRESH START? We can help! Currently we are looking for a full time (30 hours) OT to work at our geriatric facility in Burkeville, VA. This is a fantastic long term opportunity for a minimum of 1 year with the option to extend up to 4 years.

    Occupational Therapist – Provides and documents each encounter:

    • Evaluations, with established Plan of Care, for patients in response to orders written by the PGH Medical staff.
    • Consultations with written report.
    • If treatment is indicated a joint visit with a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant will be scheduled.
    • Reassessment and renewal of OT treatment if appropriate, documented and submitted for Medical Signature.
    • Weekly supervision of the COTA staff
    • On going communication with Referring Medical Staff as indicated.
    • Participation in Team Meetings specific to Patient’s on the active caseload.
    • Weekly staff Meetings (Allied Health.) to assure proper continuum of care progression. (Allied Health Group inclusive of Physical Therapist, PTA, Occupational Therapist, COTA, Speech Pathologist, Dietician and Restorative Nursing Staff, Wheelchair Technician and Rehab Tech.
    • Monthly meetings with the medical staff.

    Education and Certification Requirements for Occupation Therapist (OT)

    To practice as an Occupation Therapist, an individual:

    • Must have graduated from an occupational therapy program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) or predecessor organizations, and
    • Must have successfully completed a period of supervised fieldwork experience required by the recognized educational institution where the applicant met the academic requirements of an educational program for occupational therapists that is accredited by ACOTE or predecessor organization.
    • Must have successfully passed the national certification examination for occupational therapists and/or met State of Virginia requirements for licensure/registration.
    To Apply for This Position, please contact Cell Staff:

    Phone:  855-561-1715
    Or Email Your Resume to recruit@cellstaff.com

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