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Occupational Therapist

Crest Home Health
San Antonio, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Job Description:Directs, supervises, evaluates, and provides occupational therapy services to patients in the home as prescribed by the attending provider.

Educational Requirements:
  • degree in Occupational Therapy from an institution approved by the Council of Medical Education of the A.M.A. in collaboration with the American Occupational Therapy Association or its equivalent
Licensing/Certification/Registration Requirements:
  • licensed by the Texas State Board of Occupational Therapy
Attributes:
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • ability to accept assigned duties and work in a cooperative manner 
  • excellent verbal and written communication/documentations skills
Physical Requirements: 
  •  able to see/hear/speak sufficiently to participate in written/verbal communication
  •  able to deal effectively with stress
  •  able to use fine motor skills for patient assessment
  •  able to stand, sit, bend, stoop, ambulate uneven surfaces, and lift up to 50 pounds
  • able to operate a motor vehicle and travel to prospective patient’s residences 
Responsibilities: 
  • evaluates and establishes goals based on the patient's current level of functioning and potential for improvement and performs re-evaluations as indicated
  •  guides and instructs the patient in prescribed therapeutic, self-care and creative activities that are directed toward improving independence and physical and mental functioning
  • instructs the patient and family members in the use of prosthetic, orthotic, and assistive devices (canes, walkers. wheelchairs, etc.)
  • confirms, on a weekly basis. the scheduling of visits with the Agency to coordinate necessary visits with other personnel
  • records and reports to the physician the patient's reaction to the therapy program and any changes in the patient's condition through periodic written summaries.
  • prepares clinical/progress notes on the day of the visit with the Agency to coordinate necessary visits with other personnel.
  •  participates with staff, patient, and physician in discharge activities and completes the Occupational Therapy discharge summary within the designated framework of Agency policies.
  •  instructs other health team personnel in the care of patients regarding occupational therapy.
  • supervises the occupational therapy assistant, as indicated.
  • must have a reliable means of transportation, proof of financial responsibility (car insurance and a valid state driver’s license)
Job Types:
  • fulltime
  • part-time
  • PRN
  • per diem
Benefits:
  • 401(k)
  • dental insurance
  • health insurance
  • life insurance
  • paid time off
  • paid training
  • travel reimbursement
  • vision insurance
Medical Specialties:
  • Geriatrics
  • Home Health
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Wound Care
Schedule:
  • Monday to Friday
  • on call
  • weekend availability
Supplemental Pay Types:
  • differential pay
Experience/Skills Requirements:
  • preferred one year of supervised work experience
  • member of the American Occupational Therapy Association
Work Location:
  • multiple locations
  • most of the work is performed in and traveling to and from the patients' residences

 

Flexible work from home options available.

Crest Home Health

Address

San Antonio, TX
78230 USA

Industry

Healthcare