OT - Occupational Therapist Home Health part time

US-MD-Glen Burnie
3 weeks ago
Position ID
2017-20277
Category
Occupational Therapy
21061

Overview

BAYADA Home Health Care has an immediate opening for a part time  OT – Occupational Therapist for the Anne Arundel County office in Maryland to perform home health visits.  This office services clients on a per visit basis in territories throughout Anne Arundel County, Maryland. BAYADA has a special purpose: to help people of all ages to have a safe home life with comfort, independence, and dignity. We believe our clients and their families deserve the highest quality of home health care delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability - our core values.  As an OT – Occupational Therapist, you will assist the physician in evaluation of the level of function, perform client assessments, and plan and implement appropriate interventions, to assist clients in attaining or maintaining optimal physical wellbeing.

Responsibilities

Each OT – Occupational Therapist will:

  • Make home visits to clients in designated geographic territories
  • Perform thorough 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 an OT – Occupational Therapist:

  • A current Maryland Occupational Therapist license.
  • Two years of recent work experience as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Graduation from an occupational therapy program accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the AMA and the AOTA, as indicated by school transcript or diploma.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and problem solving skills.
  • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.

BAYADA Offers:

 

  • Comprehensive salary
  • Medical / Dental / Prescription / Vision
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k with company match
  • A team that cares and a company that believes in leading with our values.
  • Opportunity to develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities.
  • Mileage reimbursement

 

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. Apply now for immediate consideration, or contact Kathy Caswell, Recruiter, at kcaswell@bayada.com. You can also visit us at jobs.bayada.com.

 

OT – Occupational Therapist

Posted Date

10/31/2017

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