OT, Occupational Therapist $5,000 Sign on Bonus

US-AZ-Tucson
6 days ago
Position ID
2017-20451
Category
Occupational Therapy
85704

Overview

BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist, OT for a Per Diem, Part-Time or Full-Time (You Choose!) opportunity performing home care visits in Senior Living Communities (Assisted Living and Independent Living) covering North Tucson, AZ.  Prior home care experience preferred, but not required.  As a home care Occupational Therapist, you will be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary health care team that provides rehabilitative care and skilled nursing to clients, affording them the opportunity to receive the medical care required to remain at home.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • 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

  • A current license as an Occupational Therapist in Arizona.
  • A minimum of one year of recent work experience as an Occupational Therapist.
  • A graduate of 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 believes that our employees are our greatest asset:

  • Enjoy being part of a team that cares and a company that believes in leading with our values
  • Develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities
  • Advance your career with specially designed career tracks
  • Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability
  • Benefits may include medical, dental, and life insurance; paid time off; weekly pay and direct deposit; scholarship opportunities; one-on-one training; recognition programs; referral bonuses; 401(k) with company match; and opportunities for career advancement.

BAYADA believes that our clients and their families deserve home health care delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability.  Be part of a caring, professional team that is instrumental in providing the highest quality care while developing your career with an industry leader.  Apply now for immediate consideration.

 

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Posted Date

11/13/2017

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