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Home Health Occupational Therapist, OT

Company: Vital Caring Group
Location: Orlando
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Overview Family Home Health Services is looking for a Field OT for a Full-time position in the Orlando area. A registered professional who provides occupational therapy to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Evaluates occupational roles and occupational performance of patients with physical, psycho-social and/or cognitive impairments. Provides interventions for deficits and elicits responses. Participates in the coordination of care. ResponsibilitiesPerforms ongoing clinical assessment, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points to identify patient needs and determine level of functioning and appropriateness of patient for home careDevelops and evaluates the plan of care in partnership with the physician, patient, representative (if any), and caregiver(s). Revises the POC based on evaluations and ongoing assessment dataCoordinates care and documents coordination with all physicians and other health care clinicians involved in the care of the patient as needed and appropriateEvaluates the patient's occupational performance in the areas of self-care, work, leisure, and rest. Assesses sensory-motor neuromuscular, psycho-social, and cognitive-perceptual components of occupational behavior. Assesses physical, social, and cultural components of the patient's occupational environmentAssesses and facilitates through direct therapeutic intervention the patient's ROM, strength, coordination, need for and use of adaptive equipment and environmental modifications, functional mobility and safety issues as related to the patient's ADL performance needs. Fabricates and maintains adaptive equipment and hand splintsProvides patient caregivers and family educationDocuments, prepares, and completes clinical notes, phone orders and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis and in a timely mannerProvides treatment and services according to state and federal regulations and professional standardsApplies concepts of infection control and standard precautions in coordinating or performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of diseaseProvides supervision to Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides, when applicable, in the performance of patient care that is consistent with the patient's needsMeets mandatory continuing education requirement of the Agency and licensing boardUses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills to achieve desirable outcomesPromotes the Agency philosophy and administrative policiesDemonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competencyParticipates in the Agency's QAPI programParticipates in Agency-sponsored in-service training Documentation Expectations: Metric: 100%: 80%: 60%: Per Visit: Actual: Avg. In-home Time (in minutes) 45 45 45 45 % of Doc Comp in Home 75 75 75 75 Avg. Sync time (in hours) 12 12 12 12 Environmental /Working Conditions: Works in a health care facility or patients' homes in various conditions; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases; ability to work a flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather. Qualifications Education:Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy Licensure: Current State License as an Occupational Therapist or if licensure does not apply, meets one of the requirements listed in 42 CFR -484.115(f). A military spouse may engage in the practice of occupational therapy without obtaining the applicable occupational therapy license if the military spouse is currently licensed in good standing by another jurisdiction of the U.S. that has licensing requirements that are substantially equivalent to the requirements for the license in this state Current driver's license Experience:One year experience as an Occupational Therapist preferred Skills: Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice Good interpersonal skills Proof of current CPR Knowledge of durable medical equipment Transportation:Reliable transportationValid and current auto liability insurance Physical, Mental, Miscellaneous Demands:Ability to do heavy lifting, bending, pulling, pushing, and standing. Prolonged standing and walking requiredRequires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs and to meet patient and family individualized psychosocial needsRequires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterityMust have and maintain valid Driver's License, and proof of current valid auto liability insuranceRequires current CPR certificate, and the ability to maintain a current CPR certificateRequires ability to use up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds continuously to move objectsWork deals mostly with areas such as preparing and reading data and figures, records, reports, visual inspection involving small details. Although important, depth perception and field of vision (peripheral) are not as critical as the ability to distinguish small details and markings very near to the observerRequires ability to grasp, pull, push, carry or otherwise manipulate objects; ability to perform tasks requiring action of muscles or groups of muscles and foot and/or hand-eye coordinationRequires ability to communicate clearly and make self-understood effectively in face-to-face interactions; articulate with accuracy to communicate using phoneRequires ability to hear and receive verbal instructions correctly, answer phones, communicate professionally with people in situations with some background noiseRequires ability to concentrate on fine detail with frequent interruption; ability to focus attention on tasks for 10-20 minutes at a time on a continuous basis, 20-60 minutes on occasionRequires ability to understand and relate to specific ideas one at a time and to the concepts behind specific ideas; ability to remember verbal and written tasks/assignments from a few hours to several day periodsPosition requires sitting approximately 60% of time standing/stooping/bending/ climbing approximately 20% of time; and walking approximately 20% of timeExcellent computer software skills necessary to produce accurate documents and materials requiredRequires ability to work effectively under minimal supervision; exercise excellent, sound professional judgment and maintain confidentiality What you get: We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, and a 401(k) Savings Plan.

Keywords: Vital Caring Group, Orlando , Home Health Occupational Therapist, OT, Healthcare , Orlando, Florida

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