Occupational Therapist Home Care
- Posted: over a month ago
- $30 to $75 Hourly
We are seeking an Occupational Therapist Home Care to join our team! You will provide direct patient care and support rehabilitation activities.
- Facilitate rehabilitation of patients with emotional, physical or mental disabilities
- Monitor and assess patient rehabilitative programs
- Convey treatment results and patient progress to relevant parties
- Organize and update patient records
- Maintain a clean and healthy environment
- Previous experience in occupational therapy or other related fields
- Ability to build rapport with patients
- Passion to help and motivate others
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
We are looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our patient rehabilitation team and provide therapy and rehabilitation services to patients in home settings. The ideal candidate is a compassionate healer who is passionate about their patients and committed to helping them recover their independence and mobility. We’re looking for someone with experience working with a wide range of patient injuries and age groups, who is always ready to learn new techniques to further patient care. The person hired for the Occupational Therapist position would partner with new and ongoing patients to create a Plan of Treatment consisting of the appropriate exercises, procedures and techniques required to promote effective, safe recovery. They will be responsible for coordinating with any healthcare professionals that are working with their patients and referring patients to specialists when appropriate. The right candidate is a patience, compassionate professional who encourages and inspires their patients to work toward greater independence and recovery.This is for a PRN position with Home Care for the 21st Century.
Perform initial and ongoing occupational therapy evaluations according to AOTA standards of practice as well as state standards.
Develop Plan of Treatment for each patient based on initial and ongoing evaluations including short and long term goals, collaboration demands of other staff members, and required patient and caregiver involvement.
Implement Plan of Treatment on a consistent schedule and adjust this schedule and plan according to patient progress.
Document patient progress according to approved medical documentation and facility documentation procedures.
Evaluate mobility, strength and current level of patient function, while setting goals to improve in these areas that are scaled to patient abilities and realistically attainable.
Report patient progress to patient, patient caregivers, loved ones and healthcare professionals involved in ongoing treatment/care of patients.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge through attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications, etc.
Proven record of matching patient needs to treatment plans and proven record of implementing these plans safely and effectively.
Experience assisting and directing treatments given by Occupational Therapist Assistants.
Knowledge of responsible use of facility equipment, best practices for equipment use and preventative maintenance procedures.
Experience with recommending assistive equipment to patients and outpatient or home health follow-up programs.
Experience with a wide range of patient age groups and injuries.
Knowledge of Occupational Therapy and an understanding of when these techniques can benefit patients.
A strong sense of empathy, a compassionate outlook on OT and the ability to motivate patients into pushing their limits in a responsible, safe way.
We are looking for someone with at least one year of experience providing occupational therapy to patients in home settings and who has the following qualifications:
BS or Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from a occupational therapy program approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association
Current Occupational Therapy license for state of operation.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (with AED).
Home Care for the 21st Century
2524 W. Ruthrauff Rd. Suite 157 TucsonTucson, AZ
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