March 22, 2023 3:12 am CDT

Occupational Therapist, Home Health

  • Freelance
  • Anywhere

CenterWell Home Health

nn Description nnThe Occupational Therapist 2 evaluates patients and helps them improve basic motor functions and reasoning abilities. The Occupational Therapist 2 work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action. nn Responsibilities nn nn SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE – nn nn $15000 WITH HH EXPERIENCE nn nn $7500 WITH NO HH EXPERIENCE nn nnAs aHome Health Occupational Therapist, you will: nn nAssess/screen patients daily living/work-related skills and develop therapeutic retraining programs with measurable objectives.  Administer and interpret diagnostic and prognostic tests of function to patients in their homes or other settings to assist the physician in evaluating the patient’s level of function. n nConfer with the patients physician and other health care team members and participate in development/revision of the Plan of Care Treatment. n nProvide therapeutic treatment and instruction to patients in accordance with physician orders to improve/restore strength, coordination, range-of-motion and function or teach compensation measures. n nReview/expand the retraining programs in a manner consistent with the behavioral goals of each patient and within the guidelines of the rehabilitation program as a whole. n nConsult with other vocational team members, as appropriate, to develop and implement vocationally oriented plans consistent with the needs and capabilities of patients. n nReport patient status and progress to the physician, rehabilitation staff, Clinical Manager, patient and family members. n nParticipate in care coordination and discharge planning activities and act as a resource to other health care personnel in meeting patients needs. n nDesign community reintegration activities to assist the client in the physical reconditioning effort, and/or the psychological adjustment and coordinate the plan with members of the interdisciplinary team. n nRecommend and/or design special adaptive equipment for clients to improve residence or working environments or improve their participation in the rehabilitation program and/or community. n nDesign/train staff and family members to carry out the retraining program including dressing, feeding, grooming and hygiene skills, participate in team and family educational meetings. n nCoordinate/oversee/supervise/instruct and evaluates Occupational Therapy Assistant and Home Health Aide performance in implementing occupational therapy services. n nAccurately and thoroughly document patients care observations, interventions and evaluation on the day services are rendered.  Ensure that interim (verbal) orders received from the physician are accurately documented and implemented.  Submit evaluation, treatment plans and discharge summary to the supervisor and care management staff. n nn Required Experience/Skills: nn nDegree from an accredited Occupational Therapy Program n nA minimum of six months of occupational therapy experience preferred n nHome Health experience a plus n nCurrent and unrestricted OT licensure n nCurrent CPR certification n nGood organizational and communication skills n nA valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and reliable transportation are required. n nThis role requires full COVID-19 vaccination n nn Scheduled Weekly Hours nn40




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