WCHN Western Connecticut Health Network

Occupational Therapist II Home Care

US-CT-Danbury
1 week ago
ID
2017-7246
Standard Hours
Full Time 40 Hour
Shift
Day 8
Work Schedule
8 hr shifts between 8 am - 6 pm
Department
Occupational Therapy HOME CARE WCHC 3206

Job Summary

Provides services that identify, prevent, remediate and rehabilitate acute or prolonged physical dysfunction or pain with emphasis on upper extremity function, maximal independence in activities of daily living and cognitive perceptual motor function.

Job Requirements

Assists physician in assessing comprehensively the client's level of function

2.    Participates with other health team members in the development of the total client care plan, and shall exchange

       with health team expert feed-back to patient care system, and comprehensive evaluation of clients' function.

3.    Identifies client needs for occupational therapy.  Develops play of treatment in consultation with physician.

4.    Provides direct occupational therapy services in accordance with the plan of care established by the physician.

5.    Maintains records on visits to clients; including diagnostic evaluation, plans for care, client's response to therapy.

        Provides discharge planning when applicable.

6.    Participates in case management conferences with the nurse and other team members to coordinate the

       occupational therapy program with total plan of care.

7.    Advises and consults the nurse, family members and other agency personnel on the plan of care.

8.    Instructs the client and family members regarding occupational; therapy treatment regimen.

9.    Identifies patient and family needs for other home health services and makes client referrals for same, when

       needed.

10.  Re-evaluates the client's progress and treatment regime, making changes as indicated, and under the physician's

       recommendations.

11.  Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.

Additional Job Requirements

Bachelor Degree and minimum of one year job-related experience.

CT OT License required.

Experience in qualified home health agency preferred.

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