Occupational Therapy Assistant Manager

at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Do you want to work at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?

Life is full of choices, and whom you work for is one of life's most important decisions. ChristianaCare is ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation and has earned national recognition for excellence. Choose an organization that provides career advancement and the opportunity to impact health.

The full-time Occupational Therapy Assistant Manager will be responsible for understanding and supporting Occupational Therapy operations at The Center for Rehabilitation at Wilmington Hospital, and acute care operations at both Wilmington and Christiana Hospitals. Experience in each of these levels of care is preferred. Work assignments will be at the discretion of the Occupational Therapy Department Manager to support patient care, staff development, and department operations such as student programming, supply oversight and special initiatives. This position has a weekend and holiday requirement.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide direct clinical evaluation and treatment of patients
Assist with day-to-day operations on all campuses
Provides clinical oversight and leadership for staff
Assist with performance management and professional development of staff
Provide feedback on the fiscal operations
Evaluate the effectiveness of occupational therapy programs and provide feedback for changes that may be necessary or improvements that can be achieved
Provide leadership and direction for clear concise documentation of patient progress and assist with monitoring of staff compliance with documentation guidelines, billing, rules and regulations
Promotes excellence in patient and family centered care
Provides professional consultation regarding patient goals, status, equipment, and discharge recommendations to the clinical team
Supervises Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapist Assistants and students during clinical education programs
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices and infection control policies. Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.

Education and Experience Requirements:
BS in Occupational Therapy from an ACOTE accredited school required; Masters or Doctorate degree preferred
At least 6 years of clinical experience as an Occupational Therapist; preferably in an acute care setting
Occupational Therapist license or eligible for licensure in the state of Delaware
NBCOT certification required
CPR certification required
AOTA membership preferred

ChristianaCare Offers:

Incredible Work/Life benefits including medical/dental/ vision insurance coverage on your first day of employment, paid PTO, retirement plans, twelve weeks of paid parental leave, annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver!

EEO Statement:
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 976650

Posted On: May 24, 2022

Updated On: Jun 23, 2022