OT, Occupational Therapist, Full Time, Home Health

US-CT-Westport
7 days ago
Position ID
2017-19906
Category
Occupational Therapy
06880

Overview

BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist, OT, for a Full Time opportunity performing home health visits for our Norwalk Visits Office, One year prior clinical experience as a licensed OT is required. 

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Responsibilities

Responsibilities for a OT - Occupational Therapist include:

    • Make home visits to clients in designated geographic territories.
    • Perform thorough OT evaluations of patients’ functional status, including muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, and ADL and IADL performance.
    • Assess cognitive, psychological and motor aspects of performance and develop individualized intervention plans to achieve favorable outcomes.
    • Evaluate home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living.
    • Identify equipment needs and environmental adaptations resulting in enhanced outcomes for clients.
    • Continually assess and revise the occupational therapy care plan, and participate with nursing in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.
    • Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives, in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client's health, safety and independent living.
    • Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided, utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet.

Qualifications

Qualifications for a OT - Occupational Therapist include:

    • A current Connecticut Occupational Therapist license.
    • A minimum of one year of recent work experience as an Occupational Therapist.
    • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

 

Founded in 1975 by J. Mark Baiada, BAYADA Home Health Care provides nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, hospice, and assistive care services to children, adults, and seniors in the comfort of their homes. Headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, BAYADA employs more than 23,000 field and office professionals who serve their communities in over 20 states from more than 300 offices. BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

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Posted Date

10/12/2017

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