OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST PRD-72900-DAYS

Home Health and Hospice 72900 - Home Health Per Diem Days 8 Hour 0800


Description

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for implementation of standards of care for Occupational Therapy Services.

Core Competencies

Evaluates patients to obtain and interpret data necessary for treatment planning and implementation
Analyzes evaluation results to identify the patients major problems, establishes goals with the patient, and develops and adjusts treatment programs.
Performs Occupational Therapy treatments based on evaluation results, aimed at increasing a patient's functional level.
Demonstrates knowledge of clinical norms for all age groups as applicable to job functions.
Maintains clinical records, clinical notes, and reports to the physician changes in the patient's condition.
Attends and contributes to in-services, case conferences, and other meetings as required by Organization policy to ensure coordinated and comprehensive plans of care for the patients of the Organization.
Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for home health services and refers as appropriate.

Department Specific Competencies

Establishes I will statements at annual performance evaluation and implements the statements.
Supervises and documents the home health aide plan of care every 2 weeks.

Education

DegreeProgram
BachelorsN/A
Additional Information
science or arts
;Graduate of an occupational therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association , or demonstrate passage of the exam administered by the National Board for certification in Occupational therapy, the American occupational therapy certification board, or the American occupational therapy association

Experience

Number of Years ExperienceType of Experience
1health care setting
Additional Information
N/A

License / Certification Requirements

OT license
BCLS or ACLS Certification from the Amercian Heart Association
Drivers license, auto insurance and reliable transportation
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