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Occupational Therapist - OT (Home Health Care)
Details: Occupational Therapists—make a difference with Med1Care! As the Fastest Growing Homecare Agency in Ohio, we have the perfect opportunity for you to continue your vocation. We are a leader in the medical staffing and home health care industry and currently seeking a dedicated Occupational Therapist who can help us accomplish our mission of helping others achieve a higher level of independence. If you’re an experienced Occupational Therapist committed to quality care, we want you on our team! Apply today! Benefits At Med1Care, our employees, coworkers, and customers all fall in line with a shared vision of performance: helping people maintain independent and comfortable lives. Of course, we recognize how hard our team members work in order to provide this very important service to our clients and, therefore, we are proud to offer our Occupational Therapist competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package! OT Occupational Therapist / Ocupational Therapy (Home Health Care) Job Responsibilities As an Occupational Therapist, you will provide treatment and will assist in developing and updating the plan of treatment based on the patient’s needs and progress. You will be responsible for guiding and instructing the patient in prescribed therapeutic self-care and creative activities that are directed toward improving independence as well as physical and mental functioning. Additional Occupational Therapist responsibilities: Assisting the physician in evaluating level-of-function by applying diagnostic and prognostic procedures Evaluating and establishing goals based on the patient's current level-of-functioning and potential for improvement Participating in case conferences as requested Establishing household management routines Observing, recording, and reporting the patient's reaction to the therapy program or any changes in the patient's condition to the physician Documenting each visit made to the patient and incorporating notes into the clinical record at least weekly Preparing written discharge summary Instructing, teaching, and supervising the family in the patient's total occupational therapy program Instructing, teaching, and supervising other health team personnel in the case of patients regarding occupational therapy Evaluating the home environment and making appropriate recommendations Participating in scheduled joint visits at least every 2 weeks (or every 4 to 6 – treatment session with OTA on the case) OT Occupational Therapist / Ocupational Therapy (Home Health Care)
Occupational Therapist - OT
Details: The Role of the Occupational Therapist : Registered occupational therapists in educational systems are considered to be related service personnel. The occupational therapist is responsible for assessing student's motor skills, developing and implementing goals designed to enhance the student’s learning potential, to assist the student in acquiring those functional performance skills needed to participate in and benefit from the educational environment, and to help the student function independently. Responsibilities of the Occupational Therapist: Occupational therapists will fulfill responsibilities as listed in the following areas: Evaluation Make observations during preliminary screening of new students, and/or ongoing evaluations of students enrolled in the school. Based on clinical observations and formal evaluations, write a full description of the child’s performance and behavior during evaluation referencing his/her sensory processing, perceptual skills or deficits, and his fine and gross motor coordination as they impact on the student's ability to participate and benefit from the educational environment. Make suggestions for approaches and activities that might enhance the student's ability to participate in educational settings. Professional Training Take part in developing staff development and parent workshop opportunities around the development of gross motor, fine motor, and perceptual skills, and related underlying sensory and motor functions, leading to successful participation in the educational environment and more independent functioning. Demonstrate approaches and activities to be implemented by educational staff that will improve children’s abilities to participate in the classroom Help the staff identify children's specific sensory and motor skill levels. Supervise student externs as assigned. Individual and group related service provision and documentation. Develop a series of developmentally-graded activities based on evaluation, designed to improve sensory processing, fine and gross motor skills, and perceptual skills. Carry out medical prescriptions for occupational therapy. Maintain mandated documentation of treatment and progress (e.g., individual treatment session and quarterly progress notes, Related Service Attendance, etc.). Submit a written report of the progress of the children at the end of each school year. Make recommendations for IEP goals and participate as required in IEP conferences. Explain findings and program aims to parents, and recommend activities, physical positioning and/or adaptations that might facilitate increased independence in the home. Maintain O.T. equipment and supplies, and recommend ordering them as required by IEP mandates or needed clinically. Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings reporting relevant information. Attend departmental meetings, supervision and school meetings, as well as any additional meetings, activities or functions of the school as designated by supervisory staff. Comply with regulatory requirements and school policy and procedures in all areas, and maintain appropriate learning environments, including clean and organized work and common areas. Maintain appropriate and effective interpersonal relationships with team and department members, parents, other staff, supervisors, administrators, and outside agencies. Demonstrate: open communication, flexibility and the ability to learn and utilize team building strategies the ability to self-evaluate, to utilize supervision and problem solve the ability to both offer and accept assistance to/from others Performs other duties as assigned.
Occupational Therapist (OT)
Details: Compassionate facility serving assisted living patients with an innovative rehabilitation team is looking to add an Occupational Therapist to the team! Occupational Therapist (OT) Competitive wage based on Experience Job Summary: Evaluates results of Occupational Therapy by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress; recommending and implementing adjustments and modifications. Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers; contributing to patient care conferences. Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing and instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs. Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
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