Home Health Occupational Therapist (OT) : PRN
- Per Diem
The Occupational Therapist will assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that help build or restore vocational, homemaking, and daily living skills, as well as general independence, to persons with disabilities or developmental delays. The Coverage areas would be Jefferson County and Berkeley County.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
- Develops, implements and evaluates the plan of care in partnership with the client, representative, caregiver(s) and physician(s)
- Provides direct occupational therapy services in accordance with the plan of care established by the physician
- Educates and instructs client, family members or other client representatives, in rehabilitation care and activities to necessary to promote the client's health, safety and independent living
- Accurately documents observations, interventions and evaluations pertaining to client care management and services provided
- Select activities that will help individuals learn work and life-management skills within limits of their mental or physical capabilities
- Recommend changes in patients' work or living environments, consistent with their needs and capabilities
- Engage in research activities and participation in formal educational training activities related to therapy.
- Perform other duties as assigned
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)
- Current and valid Virginia and Occupational Therapist license (required)
- Recent work experience in home health (preferred)
- Driver’s License, Car Insurance, Car Registration
- Strong clinical assessment, organizational and communication skills
- Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
- Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation
- Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Excellent customer relationship skills
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
Pathwell HealthLoudoun County, VA
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