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Occupational Therapist (Home Health Care)

Occupational Therapist (Home Health Care)

Job Description

Every day, you give your all to your patients; you deserve to work for a company that gives you more. Known for quality care, CareSouth is the trusted source for home health care services. Right now, we are seeking a skilled Occupational Therapist to ensure that patient care / therapy is coordinated, managed, and delivered appropriately in a cost-effective and financially responsible manner. We offer workable schedules, competitive pay, excellent benefits, and advanced technology such as user-friendly smartphones and tablets. Every day, we make a difference in the lives of patients, and as a member of our team, so will you. Apply today!

Occupational Therapist (Home Health Care)

Job Responsibilities
As an Occupational Therapist, you will evaluate patient’s functional status and the home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living. You will then develop a treatment program and establish goals for improved function, identifying equipment needs as well as collaborating with other healthcare providers to create a positive patient outcome.

Occupational Therapist responsibilities include:
•Performing work capacity evaluation and referring to specialized vocational training if needed
•Communicating plan of care to referring physician and other Organization professionals
•Teaching new skills or retraining patient in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury
•Fabricating splints and instructing patient in the use of various types of adaptive equipment to improve function
•Training patient in the use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices
•Maintaining appropriate clinical records and clinical notes, and reporting to the physician any changes in the patient’s condition
•Maintaining contact/communication with other personnel involved in the patient’s care to promote coordinated, efficient care
•Attending and contributing to in-services, case conferences, and other meetings
•Identifying patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and referring as appropriate
•Instructing patient’s family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in patient’s treatment regime
•Supervising Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
•Instructing, supervising, and evaluating home health aide care every two (2) weeks when therapy is the only skilled service
•Participating in discharge planning for patient
•Following all privacy policies of CareSouth and maintain the confidentiality of protected healthcare information (PHI)

Occupational Therapist (Home Health Care)

Job Requirements

Here’s your chance to build your career with an industry leader! Take a look at the requirements below; if you have the necessary skills and experience, we want to hear from you.

Occupational Therapist requirements:
•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
•Registered with the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association
•2 years of clinical experience as an Occupational Therapist
•Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills
•Current CPR Certification

Occupational Therapist (Home Health Care)

Benefits
At CareSouth Home Care Professionals, we care about our employees as much as we care about our patients. As one of our employees, our strong commitment means you will have the resources and support you need to achieve success. We are proud to offer competitive pay as well as the following benefits:
•Healthcare, dental, vision
•Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
•Short-term Disability / Long-term Disability
•401(k)
•Paid time off
•CEU Reimbursement Allowance Program
•Employee Referral Award Program

Occupational Therapist (Home Health Care)

Why CareSouth?
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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 3454
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Occupational Therapist (Home Health Care)


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