Occupational Therapist - Per Diem

Job ID 289739
Per Diem
500 J. Clyde Morris Blvd #4
Newport News, VA 23601-1929

Job Description

Select Specialty Hospital

Critical Illness Recovery Hospital 

Hampton Roads, Virginia

(located on the 4th floor of Riverside Regional Medical Center) 

You are invited to  attend Select Specialty Hospital- Hampton Roads Open House on Tuesday July 16th from 11am to 2pm.

To RSVP click https://calendly.com/tshugars/hampton

Occupational Therapist (OT)

Per Diem/PRN/As Needed

Rate: $55.00 Per Hour

At Select Specialty/Regency Hospitals, a division of Select Medical, we care for chronically and critically ill or post-ICU patients who require extended hospital care. Select Medical employs over 48,000 people across the country and provides quality care to approximately 70,000 patients each and every day across our four divisions.

Our mission is to provide an exceptional patient care experience that promotes healing and recovery in a compassionate environment. Each employee plays a vital role in doing that by living our cultural behaviors - celebrating success, owning the future, being patient-centered, creating change, thinking first and building trust.

Do you love the challenge of working with medically complex patients? Are you committed to delivering an excellent patient experience? If you answered 'yes', consider an opportunity with us!


We are looking for valued employees who will be Champions of the Select Medical Way, which includes putting the patient first, helping to improve quality of life for the community in which you live and work, continuing to develop and explore new ideas, providing high-quality care and doing well by doing what is right.

You will be treating patients with complex needs and challenging diagnoses, and you will have the opportunity to develop specialized skills.

  • Participating in discharge planning for each patient, including placement, patient/family education and adaptive equipment.
  • Supervising Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, as well as supervising OT and COTA students.
  • Ensuring that all regulatory requirements are met.
  • Conducting individual patient therapy regimens.
  • Monitoring patient's response to treatment and modifying treatment during sessions, as needed.
  • Completing appropriate documentation according to department policies and procedures.
  • Participating in departmental, hospital, and community continuing education seminars and in-services.


You will demonstrate an understanding of patient needs, ensuring that each patient feels informed and understood, as well as heard. Successful employees are passionate about providing a superior quality of care and are inventive problem solvers who thrives in a dynamic environment.

Minimum requirements:

  • Must hold a valid, current license in the State in which they are practicing.
  • BLS required upon hire.
  • Graduation from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy.
  • Eligibility to take or has passed the examination for Occupational Therapists administered by the NBCOT.
  • Successful completion of the National Registry Examination.

Additional Data

Select Medical strives to provide our employees with work-life balance, as we understand that happy employees have both fulfilling careers and fulfilling lives beyond our doors.

  • The opportunity to care for complex, critically ill patients.
  • Work jointly with an interdisciplinary team, consisting of registered nurses, physical and other occupational therapists, speech language pathologists and physicians to assist patients in regaining their independence.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with patients and their families.

We’d love for you to join the team!

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.