Occupational Therapist - Home Health

Tiffin, OH

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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Ability to read and comprehend patient information.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy curriculum.
  • Must have reliable transportation and show proof of auto insurance.

Environmental/Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an open area with other PT’s. Work may be stressful at times.

Physical/Mental Demands:

  • Bend, twist and lift to assist a patient.
  • Coordination, balance, and strength to safely guard and protect a patient.

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