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Occupational Therapist OT

Posted on Dec 9, 2018 by VALiNTRYhealth

Dover, DE 19901
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Occupational Therapist OTR Job Description
Occupational Therapist, OTR, needed to work in acute care hospitals, skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs), assisted living facilities (ALFs), long term acute care facilities (LTACs) and/or home health care.
Responsibilities:
Evaluates patients functional status (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, self-care ability, work capacity, etc.). Evaluates home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living. Identifies equipment needs. Participates in the development of the total plan of care.
For home health patients who plan to return to work the OT may perform work capacity evaluation and may refer to specialized vocational training in accordance with Organization policy.
Develops treatment program and establishes goals for improved function. Communicates plan of care to referring physician and other organization professionals.
May teach new skills or retrain patient in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury, in accordance with organization policy.
May fabricate splints and instruct patient in the use of various types of adaptive equipment to improve function.
May train patient and family/caregiver in the use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.
Maintains appropriate clinical records, progress notes, and reports to the physician any changes in the patients condition. Submits these records in accordance with organization policy.
Maintains contact/communication with the team in the patients care to promote coordinated, efficient care.
Attends meetings as required by organization policy to ensure coordinated and comprehensive plans of care for the patients of the organization.
Instructs and educates patients/family/caregiver and other team members in patients treatment regime.
If necessary, identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as appropriate.
Supervises COTA according to Organization policy and state regulations.

Qualifications:
Two years of clinical experience as an occupational therapist.
Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
Possesses and maintains current CPR Certification.

VALiNTRYhealth Unique Characteristics:
VALiNTRYhealth is a servant-leadership managed, healthcare organization, with collective experience placing over 10,000 clinical professionals in more than 40 states. We manage our business with a servant-leadership philosophy by ensuring that everything we do in our organization first supports and enriches our patients, clinicians and clients; which ultimately enhances the lives of every individual we serve and work with every day.
VALiNTRYhealth is a Values-based company; we live by our values Trust & Integrity, People Service, Teamwork, Innovation, Accountability and Transparency.
VALiNTRYhealth has a Single Point of Contact for you you will not go from person to person.
VALiNTRYhealth is a National company.
VALiNTRYhealth has 100% online easy, hiring process less than 60-minute completion time.
VALiNTRYhealth provides comprehensive benefits.
VALiNTRYhealth has a Weekly Pay Cycle Direct Deposit.
VALiNTRYhealth offers Travel Housing Stipends / Meal Stipends.

VALiNTRYhealth Contact:
Ron Murphy

[email protected]

Reference: 599179263

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