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St. Vincent's Home Health Occupational Therapist (Full Time)

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Date: Jun 13, 2018

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35242

Company: Envision

St. Vincent's Home Health

Full Time

Occupational Therapist

St. Vincent’s Home Health has a

Full Time Occupational Therapist

opportunity in Birmingham!

 

 

We’re Proud to Offer:

 

* Outstanding Pay *

* Health Benefits Including Medical, Dental, Vision * 

* Life Insurance *

* ST/LT Disability Coverage *

* Tuition Reimbursement *

* 401K Match *

* Generous PTO Accrual *

* Room for Professional Growth *

* Mileage Reimbursement *

* Extensive Training Program *

* Company-Paid Tablet & Cell Phone *

* Positive Work/Life Balance *

* Exceptionally Supportive Leadership *

 

 

If you're seeking a fulfilling career in a caring environment, we would love to hear from you!

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

A licensed professional who provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patients care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Evaluated occupational roles and occupational performance of patients with physical, psychosocial and/or cognitive impairments. Provides intervention to deficits and elicits responses. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

          Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)

          Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs

          Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients

          Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors

          Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary

          Performs initial and ongoing clinical assessments (Agency/OASIS); evaluates sensory-motor neuromuscular, psychosocial, and cognitive-perceptual components of occupational behavior. Assesses physical, social, safety, and cultural components of the patient’s occupational environment. Teaches client/family disease process and treatments needed. Fabricates and maintains adaptive equipment and hand splints

          Performs and oversees other team members, when applicable, in the performance of patient care that is consistent with patients’ needs and desires, including home health aide and COTA supervision

          Documents, prepares, and completes a Plan of Care, progress notes, phone orders, and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis, including identification of therapy barriers and desired outcomes and goal setting; revises the POC based on evaluation and ongoing assessment data; plans for discharge of patients

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Licensing/Certification:

          Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy

          Current State License as an Occupational Therapist (OT)

          Valid Driver’s License.

          Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination

 

Knowledge and Skills:

          Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.

          Good interpersonal skills.

          Knowledge of durable medical equipment


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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