Occupational Therapist - Home Health (40hrs/wk)
Posted on: May 4, 2021
Job Summary:Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing,
evaluating and providing skilled care to patients requiring
occupational therapy services to patients in the home, in
conjunction with the patient, family and the interdisciplinary
team, as ordered by the physician. The OT will be responsible for
clinical outcomes as well as industry benchmarks.Primary Duties:1.
Provide, coordinate and oversee skilled intermittent care to
patients and include instruction and education of patients and/or
caregivers to promote maximal functional status, in the patient's
home.2. Regularly evaluates and re-evaluates patient status.3.
Initiates, develops, implements and revises the patient's plan of
care (POC).4. Addresses all problems identified in the POC.5.
Provides educational information to the patient/family/caregiver
concerning knowledge deficits or needs regarding the patient's
condition.6. Communicates with other disciplines involved in the
case as warranted.7. Reports signs/symptoms signaling a change in
patient condition to the patient's physician and case manager as
needed.8. Reassesses the patient within 48 hours following a change
in patient condition or discharge from a 24-hour or longer hospital
stay, or as ordered by the physician.9. Performs other duties as
assigned.Qualifications and RequirementsLicense, Certification,
Education or Experience:REQUIRED for the position:---Current OT
licensure to practice Occupational Therapy in Washington
State---Recent applicable clinical experience in a medical/
surgical unit, rehab, or home health setting.---Current Washington
State Driver's license and proof of insurability---Current
Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire---Reliable
transportationDESIRED for the position:---Bachelors, Masters, or
Doctorate in Occupational TherapyIND123PM21 PI134616207
Keywords: EvergreenHealth, Kent , Occupational Therapist - Home Health (40hrs/wk), Healthcare , Kent, Washington
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