Occupational Therapist (PRN)
- $3,000 Weekly
- Per Diem
Celebrated as the #1 Top Workplace in the D.C. region for 2023 by The Washington Post, Goodwin Living is more than a team – it's a global family of individuals who represent more than 65 countries.
Why Our Team Members Vote Us #1
Goodwin Living ranks #1 thanks to team members who respond to an annual survey conducted by a neutral, third-party resource. Here are some reasons they honor us with this ranking:
Embracing Diversity: Our strength is in our diverse team from over 65 countries, fostering an inclusive and vibrant culture that values every voice.
Growth and Opportunities: We bolster personal and professional development, offering myriad opportunities, from on-the-job training to mentorship programs and financial support, to help you reach your full potential.
Valuing Our Team Members: By prioritizing team member satisfaction, we create a fulfilling work environment with competitive benefits, work-life balance, and recognition programs, ensuring our team feels appreciated and valued.
About the Position
As an Occupational Therapist, you will be responsible for evaluating residents, under physician referral, with decline in ability to perform functional tasks, such as ADLs, transfers, and safety deficits due to illness, injury, and disease processes. You will develop effective treatment plans and obtain approval for services from referring physician. In addition, you will complete all assessments required for Medicare both skilled Medicare A and Medicare B for compliance with Medicare rules and regulations. Lastly, you will communicate and teach families and other health team members to improve outcomes and follow-through with exercise and functional tasks.
- Provides Occupational Therapy evaluations and treatments to overcome specific losses of function and ability to perform ADLs and transfer safely, for both inpatients and outpatients.
- Effectively communicates with the physician, nursing, and other team members to relay resident’s progress with treatment through accurate treatment notes, weekly progress reports, and monthly re-evaluations, and discharge summaries per the Rehab Department’s policies and procedures and Medicare guidelines.
- Coordinates resident’s treatment with nursing staff, speech, and occupational therapists.
- Reports changes in the resident’s medical status to the charge nurse for communication with the physician.
- Participates in care plan meetings and discharge planning.
- Communicates discharge equipment needs to social service department.
- Maintains a positive rapport with the resident, family members, and caregivers.
- Maintains accurate billing records of treatment minutes for PPS billing, units and treatment codes for Medicare B billing, and per facility protocol for Managed care clients.
- Participates in staff meetings.
- Attends meetings as assigned and reports pertinent information to other rehab staff professionals.
- Attends facility mandatory in-services, maintains 100% compliance with data based mandatory training.
- Provides in-services as assigned by the Director of Rehab to nursing staff to improve coordination of services and improve competency of nursing staff with restorative nursing programs and procedures.
- Communicates initiation of Restorative Nursing Programs per established facility protocol. Trains floor nursing staff in resident specific programs.
- Conducts home safety assessments as needed. Communicates results to client, family members, facility staff (if appropriate) and coordinates corrective action to improve safety and decrease fall risk.
- Participates in department clinical studies/research projects.
- Administrative duties as assigned by the Director or Assistant Director of Rehab.
- Participates with other rehab staff members in assuring that the Rehab Department is a clean, safe, and friendly environment to work.
- Always maintains privacy and confidentiality with resident information.
- Degree in Occupational Therapy from an AOTA approved and accredited college or university.
- Current Virginia and District of Columbia Physical Therapy license
- CPR certified (adult only)
- Possess the qualities of compassion and empathy and comfort with at risk or low-income constituents.
- Possess the ability to deal tactfully and compassionately with clients, family members, and caregivers.
A sampling of our many benefits!
At Goodwin Living, we’ve got you covered with incredible benefits, whether you work full-time, part-time, or PRN (as needed). Here’s a glimpse of what we offer to PRN team members:
- Daily Pay: Work and get paid the same day!
- Tuition Assistance for Career Development
- Tutoring for ESL, Citizenship Test & GED
- Referral Program: Earn up to $3,000 for referring friends and family!
- Free Meals, Access to a Fitness Center, Pool, and More
About Goodwin Living
At Goodwin Living, we can all find work with purpose! As a nonprofit senior living and healthcare organization based in Alexandria, Virginia, we are driven by our mission: to support, honor and uplift the lives of older adults and those who care for them. Our commitment to our team members is written directly into that statement. We create an enriching and supportive work environment that has inspired our team members to vote us into the Washington Post Top Workplace rankings since 2019, and they made us #1 in 2023!
Goodwin Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an AARP Employer Pledge Signer. We take pride in our inclusive work culture that values diversity and fosters talent. With us, you are more than just a team member; you are part of a community committed to excellence and continuous learning.
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