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PRN Occupational Therapist, Lehigh Acres

Apply Job ID PRNOC003758 Date posted 6/8/2022

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QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor Degree in Occupational Therapy.
  2. State licensure in occupational therapy.
  3. Minimum of one (1) year experience as a licensed Occupational Therapist.
  4. Home health care experience preferred.
  5. Background check acceptable to the Agency.
  6. Current CPR certification.
  7. Valid driver’s license and proof of automobile liability insurance.
  8. Demonstrated time management skills.
  9. Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
  10. Demonstrated organizational skills and detail-oriented.
  11. Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  12. Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  13. Able to work autonomously with minimal supervision.
  14. Able to work as a team member.
  15. Able to communicate in English.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Must be able to work under stress and in a fast-paced environment.
  2. Must be able to work under conditions that require sitting, standing, walking, lifting, bending, reaching, pulling, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing and seeing.
  3. Must be able to travel to patients’ homes and to agency-sponsored programs and meetings.
  4. Reasonable accommodation will be made to accommodate a qualified individual with a disability.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Demonstrate professional conduct and ethics according to agency policy and procedure.
  2. Maintain confidentiality of patient information and all Agency operations.
  3. Provide treatment to the patient in compliance with agency policies and procedures and federal and state regulations.
  4. Perform initial and on going assessments to determine level of functioning and patient’s ability to perform activities of daily living, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points.
  5. Develop and revise a plan of care in consultation with the physician and other care team members, which will enable patient to achieve realistic goals of self-care.
  6. Provide occupational therapy services as prescribed by a physician.
  7. Apply therapeutic self-care and creative activities that are directed toward improving independence and physical and mental functioning.
  8. Evaluate equipment needs to increase functional level of patient.
  9. Record occupational therapy treatments provided and observations regarding patient’s condition in the clinical record and progress notes and submit in a timely manner.
  10. Report to the physician and designated agency representative patient’s reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient’s condition.
  11. Coordinate services in consultation with the home health staff and assist in planning for discharge.
  12. Evaluate the effectiveness and outcomes of care.
  13. Instruct the patient and family in care and use of occupational therapy devices.
  14. Instruct the patient, patient’s family and the health care team on the patient’s total occupational therapy program.
  15. Supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants and Home Health Aides, as appropriate.
  16. Will visit patients serviced by Occupational Therapy Assistants at least monthly.
  17. Maintain effective communication and working relationships with patients, patients’ families, staff, representatives of other departments and community agencies.
  18. Participate in staff meetings, case conferences and in-services.
  19. Perform other job duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Therapy including participating in performance improvement activities; i.e., record reviews and performance improvement groups.

CLASSIFICATION

Full time/Exempt/Per Diem

Qualifications

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