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PRN - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Jet Health Garland, TX

PRN - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Jet Health
Garland, TX
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Job Description
Description:

Job Summary:

Klarus Home Health is looking for a Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our team. The OT will be a registered professional who provides occupational therapy to patients/clients of all age groups. Plans, implements and evaluates patient/client care plans to restore or maintain patient/client well being. Evaluates occupational roles and occupational performance of patients/clients with physical, psycho-social and/or cognitive impairments. Provides interventions for deficits and elicits responses. Participates in the coordination of care.

Requirements:

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  • Licensure: Current State License as an Occupational Therapist or if licensure does not apply, meets one of the requirements 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 of current CPR. Knowledge of durable medical equipment.
  • Transportation: Reliable transportation and valid and current auto liability insurance


Environmental and Working Conditions:

Works in a patients’/clients’ homes in various conditions; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious

diseases; ability to work a flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather.


Physical and Mental Effort:

Ability to do heavy lifting, bending, pulling, pushing and standing. Prolonged standing and walking required. Requires

working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient/client needs and to meet patient/client and family

individualized psycho social needs. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.


Essential Functions

  • Performs ongoing clinical assessments, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points to identify patient/client needs and determine level of functioning, and appropriateness of the patient/client for home health.
  • Evaluates the patient’s/client’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/client’s occupational environment.
  • Assesses and facilitates through direct therapeutic intervention the patient’s/client’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/client’s ADL performance needs. Fabricates and maintains adaptive equipment and hand splints.
  • Develops and evaluates the plan of care in partnership with the patient/client, representative (if any), and caregiver(s). Documents, prepares, revises, and completes clinical notes, phone orders and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis and in a timely manner.
  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients/clients.
  • Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care, including patient/client,
  • caregiver and family counseling and patient/client and caregiver education. Provides supervision and guidance to occupational therapy assistants and home health aides as appropriate.
  • Applies concepts of infection control and standard precautions in coordinating and performing patient/client care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease.
  • Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills; facilitates the use of these skills by other team members to achieve desirable outcomes.

Address

Jet Health

2302 Guthrie Rd Suite 240

Garland, TX
75043 USA

Industry

Healthcare

Posted date

9 hours ago

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