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Occupational Therapist (Per Diem) - Humana at Home - SeniorBridge (Polk County, FL)

Humana • Tampa, FL

Posted 6 days ago

Job Snapshot

Part-Time
Travel - Road Warrior
Insurance
Health Care

Job Description

Role: Occupational Therapist (Per Diem)

Assignment: Humana at Home - SeniorBridge

Location: Tampa, FL

Humana’s dream is to help our members and our own associates achieve lifelong well-being. Use your clinical experience to work with patients and providers in a nontraditional environment where your knowledge will make a difference. Our associates know their work is vitally important; we strive to ensure we provide perfect service with one-on-one member interactions as a coach, personal nurse, or clinical advisor. Humana’s Perfect Service® means getting the basics done right, delivering value and quality, providing guidance on needs, and being engaged with our members. We want to help our members make the right choices to live life fully. We begin that process by connecting our members with an associate who cares.

Assignment Capsule

Be a part of our Clinical Space – as an Occupational Therapist you will engage our members to develop lifelong wellbeing and health.

Humana at Home - SeniorBridge is seeking per diem Occupational Therapists who will collaborate with other health care givers. The Occupational Therapist is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for occupational therapy services.

Job Functions

  • Evaluates patient’s functional status (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, self-care ability, work capacity, etc.). Evaluates home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living. Identifies equipment needs. Participates in the development of the total plan of care.
  • Provide occupational therapy services as prescribed by a physician, physician assistant, or advanced registered nurse practitioner, acting within their scope of practice, which can be safely provided in the home and to assist the physician, physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner in evaluating the patient’s level of function by applying diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • For patients who plan to return to work, the occupational therapist may perform work capacity evaluation and may refer to specialized vocational training in accordance with Organization policy.
  • Develops treatment program and establishes goals for improved function. Communicates plan of care to referring physician and other Organization professionals.
  • May teach new skills or retrain patient in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury, in accordance with Organization policy.
  • Guides the patient in the use of therapeutic, creative and self-care activities for the purpose of improving function; may fabricate splints and instruct patient in the use of various types of adaptive equipment to improve function.
  • May train patient in the use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.
  • Observes and records findings and activities and maintains appropriate clinical records, clinical notes, and reports to the physician, physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner the patient’s reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient’s condition, or when there are deviations from the plan of care. Submits these records in accordance with Organization policy.
  • Maintains contact/communication with other personnel involved in the patient’s care to promote coordinated, efficient care.
  • Instructs the patient, caregivers, and other members of the health care team, when appropriate, in therapeutic procedures of occupational therapy.
  • 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 other home health services and refers as appropriate.
  • Instructs patient’s family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in patient’s treatment regime when indicated and appropriate.
  • Supervises certified occupational therapy assistants according to organization policy and state regulations.
  • When therapy is the only skilled service, instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care every two (2) weeks.
  • Participates in discharge planning for patient.

Key Competencies

  • Accountability: Meets established expectations and takes responsibility for achieving results; encourages others to do the same. Employs focus, attention to detail, reliability, and appropriate prioritization to drive outcomes. Sees opportunities to contribute and takes the initiative to create solutions.
  • Builds Trust: Consistently models and inspires high levels of integrity in decisions, speech, and actions. Lives up to commitments, taking responsibility for the impact of one’s actions. Exercises the courage to prioritize principles and values over personal or professional gain.
  • Customer Focus: Connects meaningfully with customers to build emotional engagement and customer advocacy. Develops and applies deep customer knowledge and intimacy to develop and deliver products, services, and interactions that provide value beyond expectations. Simplifies complexity and integrates internal efforts to deliver and optimal customer experience.
  • Executes for Results: Effectively leverages resources to create exceptional outcomes. Determines the best course of action when facing ambiguity. Anticipates and constructively resolves barriers and constraints. Embraces change, applies new knowledge and reconfigures quickly to capitalize on opportunities.

Job Requirements

Role Essentials

  • Graduate of an occupational therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Committe on Allies Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Currently licensed as an Occupational Therapist and meet the requirements of chapter 468 FS, part 3 for Occupational Therapy
  • Recent clinical experience in Occupational Therapy.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • This role is part of Humana’s Driver safety program and therefore requires an individual to have a valid state driver’s license and proof of personal vehicle liability insurance with at least 100,000/300,000/100,000 limits.
  • ACHA Level II Background clearance.
  • This role is considered patient facing and is part of Humana’s Tuberculosis (TB) screening program. If selected for this role, you will be required to be screened for TB.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Sensitivity to cultural diversity.
  • Strong customer service skills.

Role Desirables

  • Bilingual a plus.
  • Registered with the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Additional Information

Humana is an organization with careers that change lives—including yours. As an innovator in the fast-paced industry of healthcare, we offer our associates careers that challenge, support and inspire them to use their passion for helping others and to lead their best lives. If you’re ready to help people achieve lifelong well-being, and be a part of an organization that is growing and poised to make an impact on the future of healthcare, Humana has the right opportunity for you.

Interview Format
As part of our hiring process, we will be using an exciting interviewing technology provided by Montage, a third-party vendor.  This technology provides our team of recruiters and hiring managers an enhanced method for decision-making.
 
If you are selected to move forward from your application prescreen, you will receive correspondence inviting you to participate in a pre-recorded Voice Interview and/or an SMS Text Messaging interview.  If participating in a pre-recorded interview, you will respond to a set of interview questions via your phone. You should anticipate this interview to take approximately 10-15 minutes.
 
If participating in a SMS Text interview, you will be asked a series of questions to which you will be using your cell phone to answer the questions provided.  Expect this type of interview to last anywhere from 5-10 minutes. Your recorded interview(s) via text and/or pre-recorded voice will be reviewed and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.
 
Job ID: 166769
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