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Occupational Therapist (Adult Care)

Company: At Home Healthcare
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Come work for a Home Health company that really does "feel like family"-- -! Home care is personal for us and we want caring, qualified applicants to join our growing family.We will offer the perfect candidate:A Competitive Salary based on experiencePaid Time Off and Paid Holidays equal to 16 days a yearHealth InsuranceDental, Vision, Life, Cancer and Supplemental Insurance PlansFlexible Spending Account Options401(K) with % company matchJob SummaryA registered professional who provides occupational therapy to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Evaluates occupational roles and occupational performance of patients with physical, psycho-social and/or cognitive impairments. Provides interventions for deficits and elicits responses. Participates in the coordination of care.Responsibilities:PEssential FunctionsEvaluation1. Performs ongoing clinical assessment, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points to identify patient needs and determine level of functioning and appropriateness of patient for home care.2. Evaluates the patient's occupational performance in the areas of self-care, work, leisure, and rest. Assesses sensory-motor neuromuscular, psycho-social, and cognitive-perceptual components of occupational behavior. Assesses physical, social, and cultural components of the patient's occupational environment.3. Assesses and facilitates through direct therapeutic intervention the patient's ROM, strength, coordination, need for and use of adaptive equipment and environmental modifications, functional mobility and safety issues as related to the patient's ADL performance needs. Fabricates and maintains adaptive equipment and hand splints.4. Develops and evaluates the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), and caregiver(s). Documents, prepares, and completes clinical notes, phone order and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis and in a timely manner. Revises the POC based on evaluations and ongoing assessment data.5. Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated on the POC; oversees other team members, when applicable, in the performance of patient care that is consistent with the patient's needs.6. Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients. Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care, including patient, caregiver and family counseling and patient and caregiver education. Provides supervision and guidance to occupational therapy assistants and home health aides as appropriate.7. Applies concepts of infection control and standard precautions in coordinating or performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease.8. Communicates with all physicians involved in the POC and other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the current POC.9. Meets mandatory continuing education requirement of the Agency and licensing board.10. Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills; facilitates the use of these skills by other team members to achieve desirable outcomes.11. Provides patient caregiver, and family counseling; provides patient and caregiver education.12. Assists and instructs patients and their families in transfer techniques appropriate to patient abilities. Instructs on use of equipment such as walkers, wheelchair, canes, etc., in a safe manner. Utilizes appropriate therapy equipment specific to patients' diagnoses and needs.13. Promotes the Agency philosophy and administrative policies.14. Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency.15. Participates in the Agency's QAPI program.16. Participates in Agency-sponsored in-service training.Qualifications:Education: Bachelor of Science in Occupational TherapyLicensure: Current State License as an Occupational Therapist or if licensure does not apply, meets one of therequirements listed in 42 CFR -- -484.115(f). A military spouse may engage in the practice of occupational therapy without obtaining the applicable occupational therapy license if the military spouse is currently licensed in good standing by another jurisdiction of the U.S. that has licensing requirements that are substantially equivalent to the requirements for the license in this state. Current driver's license.Experience: One year experience as an Occupational Therapist preferred.Skills: Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Good interpersonal skills. Proof ofcurrent CPR. Knowledge of durable medical equipment.Transportation: Reliable transportation and valid and current auto liability insurance

Keywords: At Home Healthcare, Georgetown , Occupational Therapist (Adult Care), Healthcare , Georgetown, Texas

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