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Occupational Therapist - OT

Occupational Therapist - OT

Job Description

Occupational Therapist - OT

Job Description


We are currently looking for an Occupational Therapist - OT to perform evaluations and develop effective resident treatment plans to restore, maintain or prevent decline of resident function, by planning and administering medically prescribed therapy treatments in accordance with federal, state, and professional standards governing the facility..


Duties of Occupational Therapist-OT :


Duties of this position include following, in accordance with established policies and therapy standards:


  • Meets the resident's goals and needs to provide quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining treatment plans in consultation with physicians, and by prescription
  • Administers therapy statements according to a treatment plan approved by the attending physician. Directs treatments given by aids and assistants.
  • Evaluates effects of therapy treatments by observing, noting and evaluating resident's progress
  • Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers and other health care workers
  • Manage the appropriate therapy minutes per RUGS category for patients/residents
  • Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing resident specific maintenance programs; instructing residents, families, and/or caregivers in follow-up maintenance programs
  • Documents resident care services by charting in resident and department records according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements

Job Requirements

Occupational Therapist - OT

Job Requirements of Occupational Therapist - OT:


Candidates for the Occupational Therapy - OT position should meet the following requirements:


  • Graduate from an accredited program for Occupational Therapy - OT
  • Current license as a Occupational Therapist in the state of practice as required
  • Possess problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to relate professionally, positively, and cooperatively with patients, patient's family members and the facility staff.
  • Must meet Clinical Competency requirements
  • Must meet all local health regulations; pass post-offer drug test, and post-offer employment physical exam if required.




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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Graduate Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Relocation Yes
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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