• 20 Nov 2014 3:52 PM | Lindsay Larkin (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
    Part-Time, Flexible Schedule: 20-30 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.

    Job 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.

  • 03 Nov 2014 8:16 AM | Lindsay Larkin (Administrator)

    Albemarle Therapy Center is seeking an Occupatioal Therapist to work in the Charlottesville and Waynesboro clinics and with Early Intervention. This is a long term contract position. We have caseloads to start part time, with the potential to become full time. Albemarle Therapy Center works with the Infant and Toddler Connections of Augusta-Highland, the Blue Ridge and Staunton/Waynesboro. Early Intervention provides direct services to infants and toddlers with disabilities or developmental delays and their families. Interested applicants can send a resume to Molly Zarski, PT by email at albemarletherapy@embarqmail.com and learn more about the centers at www.albemarletherapycenter.com.

  • 03 Oct 2014 4:03 PM | Lindsay Larkin (Administrator)

     Little Keswick School. Inc.
    "Bringing Students’ Unique Potential to Light”
    Occupational Therapist   

    Little Keswick School, celebrating its 50th year, is a small private, therapeutic residential school, serving boys, ages 10-17 years old with learning disabilities, emotional disturbance, and developmental spectrum issues. Little Keswick School is a unique special-needs school that focuses on treating the whole individual. The school is located in central Virginia, six miles east of Charlottesville, home of the University of Virginia and near the Blue Ridge Mountains.

    We are currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist starting October 20, 2014 for a 2-3 week period to provide services for 30 students with opportunity to continue in a part time role.  Candidates must be licensed and registered OTR.  Minimum certification at the graduate level is preferred. 

    Occupational Therapy is an essential, integrated component of the LKS program.  Our occupational therapist provides individual treatment, small group treatment, integrated, and group stress management. Sensory integration and a variety of O.T. techniques are used to promote an adequate neurological foundation for the development of functional skills. Stress Management/Relaxation group sessions provide instruction and practice for raising self-awareness and development of self-management abilities. Identified students typically benefit from one or two 45-minute individual sessions per week, and one group Stress Management/Relaxation class per week.  Identified students typically include those with aspects of Asperger’s Disorder or PDD-NOS, learning disabilities, ADHD, sensory processing disorders, dysgraphia, sensory defensiveness, Tourettes Syndrome, mood disorders, OCD, and other processing or functional compromises.

         Contact: Marc Columbus
          Little Keswick School
          P. O. Box 24
          Keswick, VA  22947   Phone (434) 295-0457  Fax (434) 977-1892

          Email:  mjcolumbus@littlekeswickschool.net 
          Web: www.littlekeswickschool.net

2415-B Westwood Avenue | Richmond | VA | 23230
T: (804) 523-2911
F: (804) 288-3551
office@vaota.org

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