Helps patient accomplish treatment plan and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities.
- Provides patient care as an Occupational Therapist to patients assigned by Home Health facility (or facilities).
- Evaluates patient's abilities and level of function to develop a treatment plan, including short and long‐term goals and methods to achieve identified goals.
- Provides treatment as ordered by the attending physician
- Communicating the patient's Occupational Therapy program to the family and/or guardian if applicable
- If required, the staff therapist home health division will assist with operational aspects of the department by participating performance improvement activities within the department and participates in all Quality Assurance activities.
- Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required.
- Ability to read and comprehend patient information.
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy curriculum.
- Must have reliable transportation and show proof of auto insurance.
- Work is performed in an open area with other PT’s. Work may be stressful at times.
- Bend, twist and lift to assist a patient.
- Coordination, balance, and strength to safely guard and protect a patient.
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