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Occupational Therapist - Home Health

Company: Options For Rehab
Location: Rancho Cucamonga
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Provides occupational therapy treatments and services to home care clients in accordance withthe Plan of Care and direction of clients physician. Occupational Therapist performs functionsthat require substantial specialized knowledge and skills. He/She can demonstrate her/his abilityto make clinical judgments in an efficient and effective manner without supervision. He/She candemonstrate critical thinking and performance ability in coordination of individual client careneeds. Consistently performs according to the standard of the profession

  • Provides services and education/training to clients in their homes following the established Plan of Care under the direction of the clients physician as evidence by:
  • Compliance with OASIS protocol per Medicare and State regulations.
  • Performs Occupational Therapy evaluation makes recommendations regarding the patients level of functioning.
  • Contributes to the development of the plan of care/treatment with both medical and nursing staff.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of current plan and client progress, recommends changes in treatment programs when needed and implement physician ordered changes.
  • Occupational therapist shall provide supervision and direction to the Occupational therapy assistant in the treatment of clients to whom the occupational therapist is providing care. The occupational therapy assistant shall be able to identify, and communicate with the occupational therapist at all times during the course of treatment of a client.
  • Documents all services provided in the client's record; observations, client's progress and recommendations according to established plan of care and submits to Options for Rehab within 72 hours.
  • Occupational therapist shall sign each treatment provided by the occupational therapist
  • Utilizes all equipment according to established procedures and reports defective equipment and safety hazards.
  • Instructs patients, caregivers, and appropriate home health care agency personnel regarding specific exercises for the individual patients as appropriate.
  • Participates in patient/family education and regarding home health care and trains clients in accordance with home health agency policies and procedures.
  • Participates and documents client case conference as requested to provide information to other members of the team.
  • Occupational therapist will participate in the discharge planning process in coordination with the occupational therapist assistant.
  • Serves as a member of the home care team.
  • Must be able to adapt to the patient's needs and schedule changes
    • Graduate of college level program approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association
    • Current and unrestricted license to practice occupational therapy in the State of CA
    • Current CPR certification, Business License, Professional Liability Insurance, Valid Drivers License and Automobile Insurance
    • Demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills, ability to delegate work to COTA
    • Comfortable with use of EMR systems.
      Independent Contractor:
      • As an Independent Contractor with Options for Rehab you choose the areas in which you would like to work.
      • Rate of pay is based on per visit structure.
      • Must be able to to adapt to the patient's needs and schedule changes.
      • A Professional License and Professional Liability Insurance is required.
      • This is a Home Health position.Company IntroductionOptions for Rehab provides Physical, Occupational and Speech therapy for patients at home we provide rehabilitation services by fully qualified and licensed therapists.
        Necessary therapeutic modalities and care coordination is delivered in the comfort of the patients home.
        Many of our patients are referred by local home health agencies in the San Bernardino, Riverside, West Los Angeles and North Orange counties. A large percentage of our patients are referred to us because of positive word-of-mouth reputation in our communities.

Keywords: Options For Rehab, Rancho Cucamonga , Occupational Therapist - Home Health, Healthcare , Rancho Cucamonga, California

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